ALPINE to help tap infrastructure boom: Lim Hng Kiang
Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hng Kiang has announced the launch of a programme aimed at helping professionals develop deep expertise in project development.
Speaking during the Commitee of Supply debate, Mr Lim says this is so that they can tap on the infrastructure boom in Asia.
The programme's called ALPINE or the Asia Leaders Programme in Infrastructure Excellence.
It's jointly developed by the Singapore Management University, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Econommic Development Board.
The first of its kind programme in Asia is designed for mid-level executives from companies or government organisations involved in infrastructure planning and development in the region.
The programme consists of 2 one-week segments separated by a 2-month break.
Participants will be required to complete a team project during the break.
The inaugural run will start its first segment in October, followed by the second segment in January next year.
Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents may apply for scholarships.
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