Entrepreneurship Development Programmes (English)


SkillsFuture Series: Smart Cities Technologies, Regulations, and Future Trends

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Smart Cities use information and co​mmunication technologies (ICT) to increase operational efficiency, share information with the public and improve both the quality of government services and citizen welfare.  Singapore has launched a Smart Nation initiative to harness technology to stay ahead as a global city and to improve lives and livelihoods for all.  Under Singapore’s Smart Nation drive, there has been many initiatives launched to bring the country closer to being a smart city. 

The workshop aims to give an in-depth understanding of what is a Smart City and the approach and framework that Singapore has adopted.  It also drills into the key technologies that are shaping the outcome and will form the bedrock for future Smart Cities. 

Topics Covered

At the end of the course, participants would be able to gain insights into:

  • Global Initiatives (Singapore Context)
  • Regulations (Singapore context)
  • IoT and 5G
  • Data and security
  • Integration of IT and OT
  • Cloud Services
  • Cyber Security 
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Future trends

*NTC reserves the right to reserves the right to make changes to the above programme schedule according to the circumstances at any particular time.​

Who should attend?

Middle-management executives in Singapore who would like to understand how technological advances are shaping Smart Cities and how they can better leverage on Singapore’s path towards a Smart Nation.

Programme Fee & Schedule

Full Programme Fee: S$1,988 (w/o GST)

Programme Dates: 25 - 26 February 2021 (Thursday and Friday)

Teaching Mode: synchronous e-learning (NTULearn + ZOOM)​

Fees & Funding

1.   SkillsFuture Series

Funding Type



Base Grant

(Capped at ​$13,000)

Singaporean / Singaporean PR Age 21 & Above

Course Fee: $1,988 - $1391.60 = $596.40
GST: $41.75
Full Fee Payable: $

Enhanced Subsidy

(Capped at $13,000)

Singaporea​​n ​Age 40 & Above

Course Fee: $1,988 - $1789.20 = $198.80​
GST: $41.75
Full Fee Payable: $

Enhanced Training Support

(Capped at $13,000)

Singaporean / Singaporean PR who is SME Sponsored 

Course Fee: $1,988 - $1789.20 = $198.80​
GST: $41.75
Full Fee Payable: $


2.   SkillsFuture Credit
Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credits (up to S$500) to pay for the course fees. The credits may be used on top of existing course fee funding. This is only applicable to self-sponsored participants. Applications via 
MySkillsFuture.sg must be made within 60 days before course commencement. Please click here for the user guide on how to submit your claim.

From 1 April 2020, a one-off 
SkillsFuture Credit top-up of $500 will be provided to every Singapore Citizens aged 25 years and above as at 31 December 2020. This top-up will expire on 31 December 2025. Eligible Singaporeans can now start using their one-off credit top-up to offset the full fee payable.

3.   Absentee Payroll
Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Pa​yroll via the SkillsConnect system. For more information, please visit SkillsConnect. 

4.   NTU Alumni Course Credit
From 1 July 2019, NTU alumni may utilise their course credits of S$1,600.00 to co-pay up to 50% of the nett fee (exclusive of prevailing GST) payable for courses with starting date from 1 July 2019 onwards. There will be no administrative fee involved for the use of NTU Alumni Course Credits on courses with starting date from 1 July 2019 onwards. For more information, please visit 

5.   SEP Training Allowance

Leveraging the Government’s Self-Employed Person (SEP) Support Scheme and co-funded by the Government and NTUC, the NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) now allows SEPs to earn as they train.  It also aims to support SEPs in deepening and/or acquiring new competencies during this lull period, in preparation for when the economy picks up and new opportunities arise. For details, please click HERE​.

Course Assessment

An online assessment will be conducted at the end of the course.​

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*Updated on 8 Dec 2020