Digital technology is a game-changer. The introduction of innovative retail technologies has created new shopping methods, be it through websites, mobile applications, e-marketplaces, social media platforms or even live streaming. This evolution of the retail landscape has caused a shift in consumer behaviour and expectations, giving rise to new strategies needed for retailers to remain relevant and thrive in competition.
SIRS delivers a wide range of cutting-edge digital programmes to equip retailers with essential skillsets and knowledge on these technologies to help them adapt to changes and tap on new avenues for growth. The acquired skills can transform their business into one that meets the needs and expectations of today's consumers.
SIRS offers the following groups of digital programmes:
Alibaba Business School
Be inspired by, and learn from Alibaba, one of the world’s largest retail and e-commerce companies, how business digitalisation can let you build a stronger foothold in the digital retail landscape.
Kickstart your online business with our onboarding and marketing programmes. Learn how you can increase revenue on top e-commerce and e-marketplace platforms.
Joint Certification Programmes
Certified Digital & Professional Consultant (CDPC) Programme
SIRS, together with Singapore Productivity Centre (SGPC) and Heartland Enterprise Centre Singapore (HECS), launched this programme to train and upskill digital and productivity consultants in digital commerce – with the aim to support and accelerate the digitalisation journey of heartland enterprises.
Professional Certificate in Digital Retail Entertainment
Online retailers tapping on the retail digitainment wave - using live streaming and video marketing to entertain and interact with followers while selling products - can now get themselves formally certified through this joint certification by SIRS and the Singapore Media Academy (SMA), in collaboration with Alibaba-Taobao University.
Masterclasses & Workshops
To remain relevant and ahead of competition, there is no faster way than to learn from expert industry practitioners. Let them share their wealth of experience through our masterclasses & workshops.
Shorten your learning curve and accelerate growth with a mentor through our mentorship programmes to help you achieve your business pursuits.
National Silver Academy
When the ever-evolving technology meets Singapore’s aging population, it is especially important for our silver generation to pick up basic digital literacy skills to be a tech-savvy senior.
Bite-sized and quality industry-focused training programmes on emerging and critical skills areas. Catered to Singaporeans at all stages of learning – from beginner to intermediate to advance levels.
Immerse yourself in real business environments to gain first-hand experience and insights to formulate your strategies towards success.