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The Job of The Manager (JOMAN) – Essential Managerial Techniques


JOMAN is uniquely designed programme to complement technical and specialist know-how by providing a practical orientation to holistic general management thinking and tools, otherwise available through formal academic programmes.

The JOMAN programme focuses on three key dimensions:

  • Personal Mastery
  • People Management
  • Organisation Allignment

Developed in a series of two progressive levels, participants have the flexibility to join a suitable JOMAN programme to benefit from its broad range of comprehensive concepts. This programme gives you the essential skills and knowledge to shift from being an individual contributor to an effective manager who can achieve team success and drive bottom line performance.


  • Walk through journey of self discovery, development and evaluation that influences your role as a manager.
  • Acquire broad essential skills and tools in people management to optimise individual/team performance and development in diverse and changing business environment
  • Obtain insights to general management and learn best practices of functional skills necessary for effective managemen and supervision
  • Develop a strategic thinking mindset with value-based and systemetic understanding to manage/lead change for organisation alignment and development
  • Present or share ideas/plans clearly and network with others in a conducive Environment

Programme Outline

Personal Mastery – Personal skills for success:

  • Understanding self
  • Becoming an effective manager
  • Communication skills

People Management – Building and managing teams:

  • Team dynamics
  • Developing a high performing team
  • Managing people and performance
  • Coaching

Organisational Alignment – Managing and leading change in organizations

  • Change agent
  • Change processes
  • Appreciative inquiry

Expert’s Profile

Michael P A Tan has more than 20 years working experience in Administration and Human Resource Training & Development and Training Consultancy.

He specialises in Personal Enrichment Programmes, Supervisory Management Skills and Organisational Development topics. Michael’s client list includes the Civil Service departments and Statutory bodies, the Service and Hospitality Sectors and the Manufacturing Industries from Singapore, ASEAN countries and Mongolia.

He is MBTI® Qualified and is certified to administer the Relationship Awareness™ Theory Instruments, the DISC and a number of other licensed personality instruments. Michael is also certified as competent in Competency Based Assessment by WDA.

Michael holds a Master of Arts degree in Tertiary, Adult & Continuing Education, University of Hull, UK. His other qualifications include Training, Organisation & Methods, Administrative Management and Transport.

Sanjay Mehta has almost 20 years of experience primarily in the IT industry, leading business and teams locally and in the Asia region. Areas of expertise include Consulting and Support Operations, Readiness Management, Training Development and Delivery, Program Management, Change Management, Customer and Call Centre Support, Consulting and Technical Sales.  He worked for Microsoft from 2000 to 2009 in various technical, business and managerial roles. He has worked both in Singapore and USA.

Sanjay is involved in training ranging from Communication Skills to Leadership and Coaching.  Areas of speciality include Project Management, Change Management and Business Process Reengineering. He has the Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) from the Workforce Development Authority (WDA) and conducts trainings in Leadership and People Management (LPM), Business Management Framework (BMF) and Employee Skills Series (ESS).

He is currently an Adjunct Faculty at the localUniversity teaching Business Process Management.  Sanjay is also certified in the MBTI assessment tool and is a certified coach with a Certificate of Coaching Skills.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree with a Double Major in Computer Science and Economics and a Minor in Mathematics from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

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