Back to the (Corporate) Future – Unit 1

Short Course / 1 day (0.5 day option available)

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Trainer Profile
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Our experienced trainers aim to provide you with the tips and knowledge you would require to plan your return to the corporate world.

Learning Outcomes

Unit 1.1 Resume Writing + Making the Most of Your Sabbatical
What do employers look for in a resume? Come ready with your resume and learn how to refresh it to highlight your strengths and achievements for personal branding, while keeping it succinct and eye-catching. Includes brief resume critique. Also pick up tips from our trainer, a successful ‘back to work’ mum herself, on how she maximized her sabbatical and strategized her next career move.
Unit 1.2 Business Image & Makeover for Your Professional Photo
Half the battle is in how you present yourself. Rebuild your corporate wardrobe by transforming your casual ‘mama’ style to a professional look and keep up to date with tips from a Business Image consultant with international experience. Participate in a make-up demo to learn a quick and easy 5-min routine. Pick up important tips on business etiquette and networking know-how. Want something different from the standard studio photo? Learn to take business profile pictures that uniquely express who you are, even with a mobile phone!


Application Period: TBC
Course Date: TBC
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice

Trainer's Profile

Sandra Chew

Sandra’s former life as a banker at various foreign banks exposed her to the promotion and coordination of business development strategies, Fortune 500 multinational companies, as well as local listed companies. She also has Corporate Communications experience in the shipping industry. After taking some years off to be a stay-at-home, she restrategised her return to work, first joining Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s School of Engineering as an Adjunct Lecturer in 2008 before taking the full-time leap.

Now with the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, she teaches modules such as Cultural Intelligence (CQ) at Work, Career and Professional Preparation and World Issues and is currently pursuing a Master in Education with the University of Melbourne.

Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:


Course Fees

For Mums@work members, enter MUMS@WORK in the promo code during course application.

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.

SkillsFuture Credit Funding Available. Terms and Conditions apply.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.
Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fee (Unit 1 includes two sub-units)$141.24
Per sub-unit fee: (Unit 1.1 or Unit 1.2)$102.72