An SIM STAR Scheme Programme Enjoy 20% off* *Terms and conditions apply. LEADERSHIP STYLES OF SUCCESSFUL WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS • November 13, 2009 (Friday) • 9 am – 5 pm • Novotel Clarke Quay ENTREPRENEURSHIP LEADERSHIP Keynote Speaker • Dr Rosemary Tan CEO, Veredus Laboratories Pte Ltd Register before Speakers October 23, 2009 • Jocelyn Chng to enjoy Managing Director, Sin Hwa Dee Foodstuff Industries Pte Ltd Early Bird Discounts Turn to page 4 for more details. • Valerie Tan Register today at Terms and conditions apply. CEO, Pinnacle International Pte Ltd • Mrs Fong Loo Fern www.sim.edu.sg/wef09.html Managing Director, CYC The Custom Shop Pte Ltd • Annie Gan Managing Director, Jian Huang Construction Pte Ltd • Susan Chong Founder, Greenpac (S) Pte Ltd www.sim.edu.sg/pd Women Entrepreneurship Forum 2009 Leadership Styles of Successful Women Entrepreneurs About the Event Programme This forum is a full-day event targeted at people from all walks of life, coming together to learn about the challenges facing women entrepreneurs 8.00am – 9.00am Registration & Networking today and how they face adversity and yet continue to thrive in the current 9.00am – 9.10am Welcome Message weak economy. These women have made it not by luck or good fortune. Mr Ronald Tan They overcome many tremendous odds in their lives. They are just ordinary Executive Director people but armed with courage and a “never say die” attitude to want to SIM succeed in their chosen path. 9.10am – 9.40am Keynote Speech Dr Rosemary Tan It strives to discuss business issues and hope to bring tremendous value CEO to people who want to explore the entrepreneurial path; those who want Veredus Laboratories Pte Ltd to find a breakthrough in their career plateau and for those who want to continue to hone their business acumen. Even those who are not keen 9.40am – 9.45am Presentation of Tokens of Appreciation to in entrepreneurship, the forum will allow them to learn and gain insights Forum Speakers on leadership styles, and management know-how. In this ever-changing world, time tested values such as hard work and perseverance would 9.50am – 10.40am Track 1 – Turning Adversity Into Strength always triumph against adversity. This forum would help to fulfil this aim Ms Jocelyn Chng as we embark on our journey of life long learning. Managing Director Sin Hwa Dee Foodstuff Industries Pte Ltd Key Takeaways 10.40am – 11.00am 11.00am – 12.00pm Tea/Coffee Break Track 2 – So You Want To Be An Entrepreneur? Discover and gain insights into the different leadership practices, Ms Valerie Tan management styles, negotiation skills, and also the motivation behind the CEO successes of these women entrepreneurs. Pinnacle International Pte Ltd • Was it a need for achievement, affiliation, autonomy, sense 12.00pm – 1.30pm Networking Lunch of obligation or duty or even something more? 1.30pm – 2.30pm Track 3 – Risk-Taking: Reinventing The Business Model? • Does educational attainment have any impact on carving the Mrs Fong Loo Fern entrepreneurial career? Is their having higher adversity Managing Director quotient and emotional quotient more critical in their CYC The Custom Shop Pte Ltd success stories than Intelligence Quotient? 2.30pm – 3.30pm Track 4 – Success Through Seizing Opportunites • Can women entrepreneurs still have work-life balance? In An Ever-Changing World Can they play multiple roles effectively? Ms Annie Gan Managing Director • Does personality or family background have any influence on Jian Huang Construction Pte Ltd taking this route? Is it Nature or Nurture that make them successful? 3.30pm – 4.00pm Tea/Coffee Break • Find out the characteristics and attributes of women 4.00pm – 5.00pm Panel Discussion – Characteristics of An entrepreneurs – how they play up their strengths in Entrepreneur business successes. Ms Jocelyn Chng Ms Valerie Tan Who Should Attend Mrs Fong Loo Fern Ms Annie Gan • Aspiring Entrepreneurs Ms Susan Chong • Fresh Graduates • Executives The End • Managers • Directors Note : The above schedule and list of speakers are correct at the time of publication. Other qualified speakers are being approached and this may PLUS those who want to: result in changes. • Explore the entrepreneurial path • Find a breakthrough in their career plateau • Continue to hone their business acumen • Just simply to learn and understand and be inspired by real life stories 13 November 2009 (Friday) 9 am – 5 pm • Novotel Clarke Quay Our Speakers Ms. Jocelyn Chng Managing Director, Sin Hwa Dee Foodstuff Industries Pte Ltd Speech — Turning Adversity Into Strength Ms Jocelyn Chng, NUS Winner of Best Entrepreneur, Arts & SDE of year 2005, is the main driving force behind Sin Hwa Dee, the manufacturer of Chng Kee’s sauces, which are sold in over 30 countries. She took over the family business at the age of 21 when her father passed away. Jocelyn was awarded the MontBlanc Businesswoman Award in 2003. She was also nominated for Young Chinese Entrepreneur Award 2002. In the same year, she headed the marketing team to participate in Singapore Promising Brand Award 2002, the first brand award organised by ASME for small and medium-sized companies, which CHNG Kee’s has won Most Distinctive Brand (Product Category). In 2001, she won the Women Entrepreneur of the Year. Being community-minded and a charismatic person, Jocelyn has given numerous talks and volunteered services at schools, associations and societies. Ms. Valerie Tan CEO, Pinnacle International Pte Ltd Speech — So You Want To Be An Entrepreneur? Valerie Tan, 35, is a woman with a vision and passion for her business. In 1996, she co-founded Pinnacle Motors together with her husband, Mr Larry Teo, now the Executive Chairman of Pinnacle International. As the Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle International, she envisions Pinnacle International as a leading global brand. Valerie Tan attributes her entrepreneurial fortitude to her dynamic and energetic personality. Her excellent business acumen, well honed in service quality, has helped her to succeed in the challenging automobile industry. To acknowledge their service and business excellence, Pinnacle International was awarded the Singapore Quality Class award in June 2008 and most recently, came in 6th position in the Enterprise 50 Award for its entrepreneurial business excellence. Valerie Tan was also honoured with being one of two women voted into the top 17 entrepreneurs for The Entrepreneurs of The Year Award 2008 – A Rotary-ASME Award. Mrs. Fong Loo Fern Managing Director, CYC The Custom Shop Pte Ltd Speech — Risk-Taking: Reinventing The Business Model? Fong Loo Fern is no newcomer to the retail business. She started out helping in the family business that was founded by her grandfather in 1935 when she was only 12 years old. After graduating with an Accountancy Degree, Loo Fern continued to work in the family business for seven years as Administrative Manager before leaving CYC to work in the Commerce Department of the US Embassy. In 1992 when CYC was in a crisis, Loo Fern returned as its Managing Director and turned the business around. She has not looked back since. Ms. Annie Gan Managing Director, Jian Huang Construction Pte Ltd Speech — Success Through Seizing Opportunities In An Ever-Changing World It took Ms Annie Gan a leap of faith to strike out on her own when her business partner left the company in 1996. She was 26 years old then and armed with only a diploma in computer studies. Trained as a quantity surveyor in her previous job at a construction company, Annie’s fast learning skills put her on top of the game. She attributed Jian Huang Construction’s successes to a strong foundation of good service, quality work, competitive pricing, worksite safety and as a one-stop provider of design and build services. She was awarded the Top Enterprise 50 awards for 2006 and 2007 awarded by Spring Singapore. She was also the finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 award. She won the ASME (Association of Small and Medium size enterprise) Top Entrepreneur awards in 2007. About SIM Professional Development The Singapore Institute of Management (SIM Group) is the largest and most comprehensive solutions provider of higher education and professional training in Singapore. It was founded in 1964 as a membership society under the Economic Development Board and today, boasts over 27,000 corporate and individual members. As a membership society, SIM serves as an important nexus for members to network, exchange ideas and collaborate. The SIM Group offers its core services through three educational brands: SIM University (UniSIM), SIM Global Education and SIM Professional Development. SIM Professional Development programmes train more than 14,000 professionals annually through its 800 seminars, workshops and conferences. Its in-company training and consultancy services help companies optimize effectiveness in various fields of management and human resource development. Administrative Information Register online at www.sim.edu.sg/wef09.html Date/Time 1. Hotel Reservations (for foreign delegates) 3. Refund of Fees November 13, 2009 Please contact us for assistance in hotel reservations. If notice of withdrawal is given in writing: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm 2. Registration and Payment • 100% refund for written notification more than (Registration starts at 8.00 am) A place will be reserved for you upon receipt of your 10 working days* before commencement registration by fax/e-mail. 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