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OUR PAST EVENTS

Business Model Innovation for B2B Engineering Solutions Provider

As the pandemic brings about significant disruptions globally, business transformations have become imperative. However, this is a complex step which requires immense commitment from all stakeholders of a company. Just last week, I concluded the 2nd half of a programme to help a client develop their strategic business growth plan.

 

At the end, the teams managed to cross-pollinate ideas and came up with a few innovative initiatives to add to their business roadmap.

Digital High Impact Sales Online Training for B2B Cable Solutions Provider

Digital High Impact Sales Online Training for Singapore Business Federation

Developing a better understanding of customers has never been a more strategic necessity, with more than 90% of B2Bs having transitioned to a virtual sales model during COVID-19. The increasing new environments, technologies & business models are changing what customers need, want & how they make decisions. Yet, many companies still treat insights as an afterthought, placing emphasis on information instead.

Our Founder & Managing Director, Ms Vivien Koh, has conducted a 3.5hr online training at Singapore Business Federation in July 2020. 

Design Thinking and Innovation Online Program at SMU Academy

Design Thinking is a human-centric, interdisciplinary approach towards innovation that aims to help companies and startups change and innovate. This course introduces Design Thinking (similar to the IDEO approach – www.ideo.com) and its application to developing better products, services, experiences and business models. 

This course introduces design thinking and its application to developing new products, services and the organisation of businesses.

Survive COVID-19 Crisis By Adapting Your Sales and Marketing Approach

The implementation of social distancing & cancellation of offline activities are impacting the entire lead generation, sales cycle and results for our businesses. Are you concerned about the widening revenue gap between sales forecast and actual? 

 

Hear from industry experts on how to restrategize due to a changing consumer journey & behaviour and learn the importance of science of sales & marketing in helping you to improve your strategy, decision making and tracking mechanism to minimise the impact.

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The automobile industry will change more in next five years than it has in the past 50 years.

 

Our Founder & Managing Director, Vivien Koh was grateful to be one of the first in Asia Pacific region to witness the launch of Porsche Taycan, Porsche's first Electric Vehicle.

Reinventing Your Business Model For Wholesale Distribution

For decades, wholesale distributors serve as middlemen between consumers and manufacturers. With accelerating digital transformation, we are experiencing rapid evolving business models, intense competition and more empowered customers.

 

Today, traditional wholesalers and retailers are concerned with this distribution disruption and there is a need for wholesalers to respond fast, adapt and be more agile. Many distributors are responding with cost cutting measures to sustain and improve their business fundamentals but today’s disrupted forces requires a more fundamental shift in the business model.

Our Founder & Managing Director conducted VKT’s first Digital High Impact Sales training (PSMB approved) to help one of the businesses from her hometown, Penang, to upskill their sales team. Based on a CSO report, in 2016, only 50% of sales reps attained their quota, as compared to 63% in 2012, & this is still decreasing. Given the dynamic environment, unsurprisingly, firms find difficulty in adapting to the changing mindsets & habits of customers. I had an exciting morning helping the team uncover customer insights, align their sales culture & adopt new virtual selling strategies to better influence & generate customers through a customised program.

Transforming Negotiation Workshop

Our Founder & Managing Director, Vivien Koh, facilitated a leadership negotiation transformational workshop at an offsite in Bangkok.

 

“In business, you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.”- Karrass

Moonshot Thinking Keynote Speech at Richemont

Our Founder & Managing Director, Vivien Koh was invited as a keynote speaker at Richmont APAC Plenary 2019 to share her passion for mOOnshot Thinking.

 

She presented on how to set a goal SO BIG (10x) that you cannot achieve it until you grow into the person who can.

Out of Box Thinking with Digital Transformation (in Malaysia)

As the 4th Industrial Revolution gathers speed, the emergence of digital technology is changing the customer and competition dynamics - disrupting and creating new growth opportunities across different industries like manufacturing.

 

Expanding our reach to support Malaysia SMEs with our Founder & Managing Director, Vivien Koh facilitated the Out of the Box Thinking with Digital Transformation by invitation of Malaysia Productivity Council.

Can Critical & Creative Thinking be Taught or Leaned?

Our Founder and Managing Director, Vivien Koh was invited to be part of a great panel discussions at SGInnovate with the majority of the participants think that creativity & critical thinking skills can be taught or learned. Some of the key insights from the panel:


-Effective complex problem solving requires diverse team members and strong collaboration amongst them
-Design Thinking helps to enable innovative problem solving through user-centric
-Old way of doing things will kill innovation

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Critical and Creative Thinking (21 Aug 2

As the future of work unfolds, what makes us human is what will make us employable. In this light, we look to research and learning sciences where personal and social capabilities are discussed and seek directions on how skills sought after in the future may be developed. 

Can critical thinking and creativity be taught or learned?

Most will agree that human beings are creatures of habit. Based on this premise, one would think that critical thinking and creativity are skills and thus can be taught or learned. However, there is a problem with this notion if we think about creativity as a talent, presumed to be an aptitude, or the ability to be good at something without being taught or in the case of critical thinking, it is an innate quality that implies one may not be trained or nurtured to think more critically. In this interactive session, we explore Pearson’s research on the Future of Skills and the Skills for Today whitepapers, specifically on Critical Thinking Skills and Creative Thinking, and discuss how employers can support skill development.

Event Details:

Wednesday, 21th August 2019 
32 Carpenter Street, Singapore 059911
4:00pm – 6:00pm

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Online and offline, omnichannel experiences are incredibly efficient when they are user-centered, meaning that they take into account the clients’ needs and expectations. Building a good user experience is key for the success of your project. User experience is meant online, but also offline and across multiple channels.

If you are creating a new experience or even just improve an existing one, there are a few methods, such as persona workshops, user interviews and empathy map, to understand your customer better as well as his or her journey until conversion. We will explain those techniques and share further ideas of tools that can be used specifically online to improve an existing website, based on analytics.

Happy customers = better conversion rate

Event Details:

Friday, 2nd August 2019

AmCham Office

1 Scotts Rd, Shaw Centre #23-03
S(228208) 
J&J Auditorium

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

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Digital disruption is transforming the way we approach sales and marketing. As a business leader, are you struggling with digital transformation and facing problems rebooting the sales and marketing growth of your team or company? 

Join us at our Transforming SME B2B Sales and Marketing workshop to understand the sales and marketing gaps in your business through our diagnostic assessment. This will be a hands-on workshop where you can network and collaborate with like-minded business leaders.

Event Details:

Tuesday, 30th July 2019

Lifelong Learning Institute

11 Eunos Rd 8, Singapore 408601

Training room 9-1 (level 9 via lobby A)

The event will begin at 7:00 pm sharp.

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Are you struggling to boost your e-commerce sales across multiple channels? If you are a CMO, Digital Marketing Lead or Head of Marketing looking to improve your return on investment on advertising campaigns, register for our upcoming Alavi.ai event. You will meet experts in the field, network with your peers and stand a chance to gain access to a free trial of a leading autonomous data science application.

As part of a joint event by VK Transformation and Alavi, an international team of experienced digital marketers and data scientists will give an exclusive presentation and demo on the latest ad tech innovations for e-commerce. They will share their learnings on using advanced analytics and how best to leverage data insights for profitable growth. 

Event Details:

Thursday, 7th March 2019

Found.Prinsep

128 Prinsep St, #01-01 

Singapore 188655

The event will begin at 6:30pm sharp.

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We all know, to describe running a startup as challenging is an understatement. But for those that embrace this bold move, if successful, the reward outweighs the sacrifice. In this series of overcoming major startup pain points, we are diving in on how you can effectively scale up your startup!

 

Join the founders of VK Transformation and Worknetics to gain a founder’s perspective on Startup challenges on scaling up and also expert insights on actionable plans. Don't miss this exclusive event as we're limiting this to a small group of 30 attendees to ensure quality discussions.

Event Details:

Thursday, 28th February 2019

Found8@Anson

79 Anson Road #20-01

Singapore 079906​

Are you leveraging on storytelling to drive your brand's transformation? We're heralding the era of millennials, and brands have to be able to connect with an audience who thinks and behaves differently from previous generations. 

 

In this exciting event, Vivien Koh will be addressing these issues at her plenary closing keynote speech titled "Interaction with Intention" on the theme of 'Make Smart Noise to Build a Viral Brand'. ​

Event Details:

7th - 9th November 2018

Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit.

Bangkok, Thailand.

Have you experienced an elevator ride with your dream client or prospect, only to find yourself tongue-tied?

 

While elevator pitches might not be as common these days, nevertheless we still have to
always be on the ball when it comes to pitching.

 

Join Vivien Koh as she as she brings you through rounds of speed networking to drill down and hone your skills.

 

We'll be hosting a lucky draw where the winner will win a one-on-one coaching with Vivien!

Event Details:

Thursday, 1st November 2018

Found. Prinsep Garage

Light refreshments will be provided.

The event will begin at 6:30 pm sharp.

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