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(5 mins walk from Raffles Place MRT UOB Plaza exit)

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Singapore, 049427


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We are fast accelerating into the 4.0 World as the Fourth Industrial Revolution rapidly unfolds. Many fields, industries, professions and businesses will see more transformation in the next ten years than the last fifty. We will witness the radical transformation of Business, Technology, Industry, Economy, Workforce, Jobs, and even Society and Government from the 3.0 old version to the 4.0 future reality.

In some ways, the future is already here. In 2016, the five most valuable companies in the world are technology companies. Merely five years ago, few believe in the possibility of audacious inventions, such as self-driving cars, autonomous flying taxis, robot citizenship, re-usable rockets, lab-grown edible meat, self-learning machines, in their lifetimes. Today, they are here already. But this is only the start of a new beginning. Welcome to the era of science fiction becoming instant reality.

However, our mindsets, mental models and success formulas are still 3.0-based, which will be obsolete sooner than we think. Mindset is a person’s world view and way of thinking that was conditioned from learning and experiences. In other words, it is a person’s operating system and predetermines his or her actions and interpretations, and ultimately, success or failure.

Today, almost all of us are engaged in 3.0 thinking, extrapolating 3.0 success and extending 3.0 strategies. This is not only inadequate, but risky and futile as it fails to recognise and respond to the paradigm shift and revolutionary transformation we are undergoing. Instead, we must unlearn old mindsets and adopt a whole new way of thinking for the 4.0 world. We call this Mindset 4.0.

Whether you are an executive, entrepreneur, engineer (or whatever profession you are in), a new 4.0 Mindset will help you leap ahead of the curve and competition, seize the mega-opportunities and avoid disruption and lead your organisation and yourself through this technological revolution.

Who Should Attend

  • Corporate Leaders, Managers & Executives

  • Business Owners, Entrepreneurs & Startup Founders

  • Professionals, Engineers & Specialists

from all industries, functions and professions

You will be able to:

  • preview the future of business, technology and work

  • learn emerging principles, strategies and capabilities

  • understand the powerful innovation strategies

  • discard old, obsolete and industrial thinking

  • adopt, internalize and apply MINDSET 4.0

  • design your organisations, businesses and careers

  • drive transformational change as a catalyst

to win in the future economy

Course Outline

9 am - 12pm

PREVIEWING THE FUTURE (Seeing the Future Before Others)

  • Rise of Intelligence Economy

  • 4th Industrial Revolution / Industry 4.0

  • 4 Generations of Enterprises

  • 4 Paradigm Shifts to 4.0

  • 4 Business Strategies 4.0

  • 4 Killer Platform Technologies

1 pm - 6pm

THE INNOVATOR'S MINDSET (Adopting New Mindsets Ahead of Time)

  1. Unifed Theory of Innovation

  2. Exponential & Abundance Thinking

  3. Digital & Disruptive Thinking

  4. Ambidextrous Thinking

  5. Futures Thinking

  6. Lean & Agile Thinking

  7. Platform & Ecosystem Thinking

Program Designer, Expert and Facilitator

Charlie Ang is a Business Futurist, Innovation Strategist, Venture Investor and Future of Work Expert. He inspires, advises and works with businesses and individuals to innovate and transform into future-leading versions of themselves.

His thought leadership and insights have been featured extensively in various media and publications such as BBC World News, The Straits Times, The Business Times, Channel NewsAsia, MediaCorp Channel 5, Financial Times, Singapore Business Review, TODAY Paper, 938 LIVE FM, The SME Magazine, e27, Yahoo! Singapore, IMDA and WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education).

He is a regular speaker at conferences and forums on topics ranging from 4th Industrial Revolution, future trends, strategic innovation, disruptive technologies, startups, education, human resources, jobs and entrepreneurship. He has been invited to speak to/at government agencies (e.g Civil Service College, Workforce Singapore, Info-Comm Development Authority, Ministry of Education, Enterprise Singapore, NTUC), universities (e.g. National University of Singapore, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Manchester University), corporations (such as Mercer, PSA, SingTel, StarHub, GSK, Vodafone, Singapore Exchange, PayPal, Autodesk, Aviva, OCBC, Kwok Singapore) and conferences (organised by Singapore Business Federation, Singapore HR Institute, SICC, NTUC, Financial Times, ASME, SSIA, BCA, etc).

He is actively engaged in exciting roles that put him at the forefront of emerging developments and trends such as:

· As an innovation strategist: Founding President of The Innovators Institute, Co-founder of The Innovators Network

· As a futures speaker: Founder of FutureCraft (

· As a venture investor: Partner and Head for Singapore at KIATT, a deep technology and commercial science global venture capital firm

· As an exponential educator: Ambassador and Chapter Leader of SingularityU (Singapore), which is the worldwide alumni network of Singularity University

- As a technology advisor: Adjunct Advisor at IDC (International Data Corp)

Charlie received his MBA from the NUS Business School and BSc (First Class) Honours in Computer Science from University of Manchester, UK. He is also trained in strategic futures and innovation at Singularity University (in Silicon Valley), Oxford University’s Said Business School and Stanford University. He is also an Authorized Expert in Exponential Organizations (ExO) methodology.

His full bio can be found here.

You can connect to him at his Linkedin

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73 Upper Circular Road

(5 mins walk from Raffles Place MRT UOB Plaza exit)

(venue subject to change but will be located in a convenient location)

Singapore, 049427


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