We enjoy teaching
Our panel of trainers are experienced and have been teaching for many years. It is not just a part-time engagement but it is our very calling and career. Although we come from different professions and qualified in our respective disciplines, we like to call ourselves career trainers because this is what we do.
Arthur Khong is a highly sought after trainer for workshops in Singapore employment laws and industrial relations. Arthur has been an active workshop leader since 2007.
Arthur first embarked on his career in human resource management with Western Digital in 1993. To-date, he has held several senior Human Resource positions including: General Manager, Human Resources - Keppel Energy Pte Ltd Group Regional Vice President - Yeo Hiap Seng Ltd Director of Human Resource - Far East Organization, Hotel Group Director of Human Resource - Goodwood Park Hotel. Aurtur Khong left his last job with Keppel Energy in June 2013 to start the HR Law Academy where he conduct training and provide consultancy in Singapore employment laws and industrial relations legislation and practices.
In his 22 years’ career span in human resource management, Arthur has held regional human resource responsibilities for overseas subsidiaries in Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Brazil and the USA. He is also experienced in industrial relations management as all the companies that he has worked for are unionised companies, some even with multiple unions. Prior to embarking on his human resource management career, Arthur was with the Singapore Police Force as a Senior Police Officer.
Arthur is an Adjunct Faculty with the Singapore University of Social Sciences (formerly known as SIM University). He started his lecture stint at SIM University in 2009. He lectures on the following modules:- Employment Laws and Legal Issues; Employment and Industrial Relations; and Human Resource Management.
Arthur is the author of the ‘Human Resource Practitioners’ Guide to Employment Laws (Fourth edition, 2017’, ‘Human Resource Practioners Guide to Industrial Relations (1st edition, 2015)’, and Human Resource Practitioners Guide in Drafting Employment Contract, and HR Policies and Procedures (1st edition, 2017). These guidebooks seek to outline the employment laws and industrial relations in Singapore in simple language to give HR Practitioners a better understanding of the rights and obligations of both the employer and the employee.
Arthur possesses the following academic qualifications:
- Master of Management (HR Management) from Macquarie University
- Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from the Singapore Institute of Management
- Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from the University of Manitoba
- Bachelor of Laws (Honors) from the University of London
- Diploma in Training and Development from Singapore Institute of Management
- Graduate Certificate in International Arbitration from National University of Singapore.
Current Professional Affiliations:
- Executive Council Member of Singapore Human Resource Institute
- Non-Practitioner Member of the Law Society of Singapore Fellow Member of Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
Past Professional Affiliations:
- Member of Industrial Relations Panel of Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF)
- Chairman of Industrial (Other Areas) Group of SNEF
David Chang is an experienced trainer, law lecturer and consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the legal and learning & development industry.
David is an experienced training professional with strong academic and professional credentials- being equipped with the Practitioner Certificate in PDPA, a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) with IAPP, a certified Adult Educator (ACLP) and a Master of Laws (LLM).
He is regularly engaged as an Adjunct Lecturer for various UK and Australia Universities and currently with Murdoch University, Birmingham City University, University of Northampton, and the University of London. He is also part of the international law faculty that teaches at SPEED, Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
David was appointed Subject Matter Expert by Kaplan for Law and has been conducting lectures and legal training for the past 25 on a wide range of law subjects such as Law of Contract, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Succession, Equity & Trust, Employment Law, Hospitality Laws,, Privacy & Social Media Laws, amongst others.
David sits as Non-Executive Director for several companies where he provides general legal consultancy and compliance oversight. He is also actively involved in contract drafting, negotiations, legal risk assessments and legal strategies. As Principal Trainer of Harvest Consultants Pte Ltd, he has trained and taught thousands of trainees and students on various executive law programmes
Kent Hoh is a prolific trainer in audit, fraud investigation, corporate governance, personal effectiveness, blockchain technology and big data. He has over 20 years’ experience in leading internal audit and forensic investigation functions of MNC in the region and globally. Kent Hoh has also spearheaded several roles in financial management, compliance and corporate governance of technology company. Kent has conducted numerous audit and investigation projects in Americas, Asia and Europe including Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Pakistan, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Hungary, Poland, Italy, Germany, USA, etc. Some of these projects involved hundreds of million dollars fraud scheme and syndicated crimes.
Kent holds a master’s degree in business Admin (MBA), Graduate Diploma in Business, Bachelor of Law (Hons), and a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons). Kent Hoh is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). He possesses the qualifications of the UK Chartered Secretary and Administrator (ICSA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) and Certified Bitcoin Expert (CBIE).
Kent Hoh has been an active trainer for large corporations, SME and non-profit-organizations such as Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) Singapore, IIA Malaysia, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, Malaysia Institute of Accountants, China IIA, China Enterprise Anti-fraud Alliance, Enterprise Financial Management Association of China. Kent Hoh is also an adjunct lecturer for universities and college in Singapore, Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou, China. As an enthusiast in cryptocurrency and a bitcoin mining farm investor, Kent researched heavily into this revolutionized Blockchain technology. He teaches fundamental blockchain and cryptocurrency at various institutions in China.
Currently, Kent Hoh serves as the Vice President of Internal Audit in an SGX listed company. As a strong believer that knowledge sharing create synergy, Kent is very passionate in sharing his experience. He capitalizes his free time conducting training classes and workshops.
Kirby Chua is a Singapore Registered Psychologist and a registered Clinical Supervisor with 15 years of practice in this field. He is active in counselling children and parents. Kirby has trained and supervised over a thousand counsellors and psychologists in both Singapore and the Philippines, including the Singapore Police Force for suicide intervention and the Housing Development Board for basic counselling. In the Christian circles, Kirby has shared his work at One Hope Centre, Alive Community and Lighthouse Evangelism.Kirby is Founder and Director of Grace Counselling Centre, the first private Christian Counselling Centre in Singapore. He is currently training future psychologists in James Cook University, University of Wollongong (under SIM) and the Singapore Institute of Technology. He released his latest book in 2016, “The Bible’s Secrets to Counselling: Helping You Access Scientific Pyschology Through the Light of God’s Word”.
Mr Vijay has been lecturing law over the past 10 years and has accumulated vast experience specialises in the areas of Corporate, Commercial and Private International Law. He graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of London and has completed his Master of Laws degree from University of London, under the academic management of Queen Mary and University College London.
Mr Vijay teaches for Legal System and Method, Conflict of Laws and Company Law and is a consultant with ITC School of Laws.
LLM (Merit)- Master of Laws awarded by the University of London MBA (Merit) – Master of Business Administration awarded by Anglia Ruskin University PGDL(Merit) - Postgraduate Diploma in Law awarded by the University of London PGCL – Post Graduate Certificate in Law awarded by the University of London LLB(Hons) – Bachelor of Laws awarded by the University of London.