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Emerging Trends Talk #3: The Accelerated Race for SMEs to Digitalise

Ng Toon Lee, President, SME DXP Foundation Ltd

RM 120.00 (STANDARD)
PER PERSON (exclusive of 6% SST)
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Digitalisation and sustainability concerns have climbed up the corporate agenda in recent years, the trend accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic. The population who are digital natives are now making purchasing decisions and entering the workforce. Digitalisation is an irreversible trend. Forward-looking corporations and Boards would not want to be left behind. As such, Boards have a critical role in setting the digital agenda in the organisation, ensuring digitalisation are embedded operationally across the organisation and realising its benefits.

This talk will help participants understand where they are in their organisation’s digitalisation strategy or the lack thereof, and the first step to get started in the digital race.

The Emerging Trends Talk Series consists of 4, one-hour talks which will be held throughout 2022 covering focus areas crucial in cultivating a forward-looking mindset and the right organisational culture to turn risks into growth opportunities for long-term sustainability.

Learning Outcome

  • Understand the digitalisation state of your organisation
  • Understand the range of methods to start the digitalisation process in your organisation and resources needed
  • Sharing on an SME’s journey in digitalisation
  • After this session, to start the digitalisation journey imperative in your own organisation

Target Audience

The programme is targeted but not limited to

  • Existing Board Directors
  • All business decision makers
  • Aspiring Board Directors
  • Senior management of organisations
  • Chief Data Privacy Officers
Virtual Classroom Format
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Ng Toon Lee

President, SME DXP Foundation Ltd

Toon Lee has broad experiences across the value chain and in various industries like oil and gas, metrology, specialty chemicals, pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals and agriculture. She has strong industry experience for 20 years in companies like ExxonMobil, Dupont, Adama, Syngenta, GSK, Wyeth and Genzyme in the capacity of Quality Management and Compliance.

Toon Lee is an active private equity investor and currently commercialises products and technologies cross borders.

Toon Lee holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University and Bachelor of Science (Hons), 2nd Upper majoring in Chemistry from the National University of Singapore.

Toon Lee is a member of ICDM.


Time Agenda
10.00am Introduction and Housekeeping
10.05am The imperative to accelerate digitalization in an organisation
10.20am Digitalisation self-assessment results sharing
10.30am What are the range of next steps?
10.40am An example of SME’s journey in digitalisation
10.50pm Summary and Q&A
11.00am End of Programme