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Programme Overview

RISE participants will choose one of three specialised digital pathways – Business & Data Analytics, Digital Sales & Marketing or Digital Transformation & Change Management – depending on preference and background experience. Common across all three pathways are a set of core business and digital foundational courses that aim to provide a holistic skillset grounded in real life industry context and experience. Unlike traditional university courses and corporate trainings, this programme takes a differentiated, application-based approach to learning. Expect project-based teachings guided by industry practitioners from a pragmatic, hands-on perspective.

Placement Assistance

Successful graduates of the RISE programme will receive Digital BCG Academy Certification and be offered placement opportunities across BCG’s client and partner ecosystem.

Introducing Tracks

RISE 2.0 participants have the unique opportunity to choose between 2 tracks depending on their current work commitments and weekly availability. Note that both tracks contain the exact same course materials and learning outcomes

Unique Project-Based Learning

Our pedagogical approach to this programme is very unique. RISE is not training for the sake of training, but to equip you with the skills and a portfolio of experiences to be able to drive real world impact. 

Examples of projects conducted with Corporate Partners

How it works

Step 1:

Register for
RISE 2.0

  • Register for Rise 2.0 without any committment, after which you will receive more details about the program and undergo an interview process Click Here
  • After successful interviews, pay the course fee – which is eligible for up to 95% subsidy and can be further offset with SkillsFuture credits, but please note that there will be no training allowance provided

Step 2:

Experience the Learning
Journey in RISE

  • 360 degrees overview of Core Business & Digital Fundamentals
  • Accelerated, in-depth coverage of one of several Specialised Digital Pathways
  • Successful learners or graduates are
    awarded DigitalBCG Academy Certification

Step 3:

Placement
Assistance

  • Successful graduates will receive support on CV and interview preparation, as well as placement assistance

Eligibility Criteria

Please review the following eligibility requirements carefully before applying to RISE. Candidates will be selected on an aptitude and attitude basis.

  • Open to Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long Term Visit Pass Plus holders
  • Aged 21 years and above
  • Minimum diploma or bachelor’s degree holder
  • Basic literacy in operating a computer and browsing the internet
  • Not currently residing overseas
  • Has not enrolled in RISE programs previously

Course Fees & Subsidy

Full Course Fee: S$12,000 before subsidy

Applicable Subsidy: Up to 95%, which can be further offset by SkillsFuture credits of up to S$1500!

  • Eligibility criteria for 95% subsidy

    You may qualify for 95% subsidy if you meet any of the following criteria (applicable only to SG citizens)

    • Long-term unemployed individuals (unemployed for six months or more)
    • Individuals in need of financial assistance – ComCare, Short-to-Medium Term Assistance (SMTA) recipients or Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) recipients
    • Persons with disabilities

     

    If you qualify for any of the criteria above, the course fee after 95% subsidy amounts to S$600 before GST, which can be further offset by SkillsFuture credits!

    For example, if you have S$600 in unused credits, you will not have any out of pocket course fees!

  • Eligibility criteria for 90% subsidy

    If you are a Singaporean citizen aged 40 or above, you are eligible for 90% subsidy, which results in course fees of S$1200 before GST. This fee can be further offset with your remaining SkillsFuture credits.

    For example, if you have S$1000 in remaining credits, your out of pocket course fees will be S$200 only!

  • Eligibility criteria for 70% subsidy

    If you are a Singaporean citizen below the age of 40, PR, or Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holder, you can qualify for 70% subsidy, which results in course fees of S$3600 before GST. This fee can be further offset with your remaining SkillsFuture credits.

    For example, if you have S$1000 in remaining credits, your out of pocket course fees will be S$2600! If you opt for the part time program, this amounts to around S$700 per month!

*Subject to confirmation

Upcoming Launch Dates

Upcoming launch dates of course :

Part time Business and data analytics December 6th, 2022
Part time Digital transformation and Change management December 5th, 2022

Potential Job Placements

Source reference: Burning Glass and BCG Analysis (2022)
Salary ranges are dependent on number of years of experience

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding the RISE programme, drop us an email at contactRISE@bcg.com, message us on Linkedin or call us at +65 3163 4035 (9AM-4PM, Excl. Weekends & PH)

Fill in the application form to receive a webinar invite for more program details and live Q&A session!

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Most frequently asked questions

Registration & Enrolment

  • Can I enroll if I am employed?

    Yes! RISE2.0 is open to fully employed and part-time employed individuals. Trainees will be enrolled under Track 2, which is specifically designed with a higher proportion of self-paced learning and live sessions outside of normal working hours to ensure compatibility with your existing working schedule

  • How do I know which pathway is right for me?

    We encourage you to do your own research into which of the three digital pathways fit your interests and are more aligned with your future career goals. We will also assist you by assessing your CV and guiding you towards a pathway that will most likely resonate with your current work experience and skills.

  • What is the selection process like for RISE 2.0?

    All eligible candidates will have their CV screened and take an aptitude test. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to take an interview and the final selection will be made.

  • Is the course for my chosen track and specialization going to start in the next coming wave?

    Please note that in some instances, a particular choice of track and specialization (e.g. Digital Sales & Marketing – Track 2) may only be launched on specific months and not in the next upcoming wave. However, you are encouraged to complete the selection process to secure your slot in the class.

  • For how long will RISE 2.0 go on in the foreseeable future?

    RISE 2.0 is set up with a long-term perspective in mind to continuously reskill Singapore’s workforce with high-demand business and digital skills. However, the actual program run will depend on multiple factors including overall program demand.

  • How does the timeline look like from the shortlisting of applicants to commencement of the course?

    Generally, we will require around 2-3 weeks to process applications. We encourage applicants to fill up the registration form, submit their documents and complete the relevant screening processes promptly to expedite their application.

  • Can I request my Company to pay the course fee for RISE 2.0?

    Only self-sponsored individuals are eligible for RISE 2.0 program as it is designed to maximise employability and support job placement for individuals.

    Note that only self-sponsored applicant can use SkillsFuture Credit.

    Should an employer be keen to sponsor their employees for RISE program, the employer may visit the RISE for Business program website (https://riseforbusiness.bcg.com/) to express their interest there.

  • Can I send employees from my company to join RISE 2.0?

    RISE 2.0 is designed to maximise employability and support job placement for individuals. If you would like to send your employees to training, we would recommend that you apply for RISE for Business instead at riseforbusiness.bcg.com. However, if you are still very keen to apply your employees for RISE 2.0, please write your appeal to contactRISE@bcg.com and we will evaluate on a case by case basis.

Funding

  • Can I use SkillsFuture Credit to pay for the nett fee?

    Yes, Singapore Citizens (SC) can use up to $1500 of their SkillsFuture Credit, SkillsFuture Credit Top-Up and the $500 Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support) to offset the course fees.

    Note that it is a requirement for funded learners to achieve at least 75% attendance, and pass assessments, for each module, to meet eligibility requirements for use of SkillsFuture Credit. For more information on SkillsFuture Credit, refer to https://www.skillsfuture.gov.sg/credit.

  • Can I use PSEA to pay for the nett course fee?

    Yes, you can use the funds in your Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) offset the remaining cost of the program after funding. Take note that if you’re applying for both SkillsFuture Credit and PSEA to defray the course fee, SkillsFuture Credit will be used for fee payment before PSEA.

    You can call the 24-hour automated PSEA hotline at 6260 0777 to check your latest PSEA balance.

    If you are keen to use PSEA funds, write in to ContactRISE@bcg.com for more details.

    For further information on the usage of PSEA, please refer to the following links:

  • Can I use NTUC UTAP to pay for the nett course fee?

    NTUC’s Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) is not applicable for RISE 2.0.

  • Are there any further subsidies for participants (below age 40) from low income families?

    You may qualify for 95% subsidy if you meet any of the following criteria (applicable only to SG citizens):

    1) Long-term unemployed individuals (unemployed for six months or more)

    2) Individuals in need of financial assistance – ComCare, Short-to-Medium Term Assistance (SMTA) recipients or Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) recipients

    3) Persons with disabilities

  • If I was previously enrolled in an SGUnited skills training program, can I enrol in RISE 2.0?

    Yes, you can still enroll in RISE 2.0 and will be eligible for funding.

  • Can I seek additional financial assistance to pay for the remainder of the nett fee after subsidy?

    There is no other additional financial assistance to pay for the remainder of the nett fee after subsidy.

  • Am I entitled to a refund if I don’t complete the programme?

    Trainees who exit the programme without a valid reason, may be asked to return the course fee subsidy that they have received, including any additional course fee funding support.

  • Will a training allowance be provided?

    Unfortunately, there will be no training allowance provided under the RISE2.0 programme

Eligibility

  • If I was rejected from RISE 1.0, can I reapply for RISE 2.0?

    Yes, you can apply for the RISE 2.0 program. You will be required to fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria and pass the relevant screening processes as part of a new application.

  • If I was previously enrolled in RISE 1.0, can I enrol in RISE 2.0?

    Unfortunately, you will not be eligible to enrol in RISE 2.0.

  • If I was previously enrolled in RISE 1.0 but dropped out during the course, can I enrol in RISE 2.0?

    Unfortunately, you will not be eligible to enrol in RISE 2.0.

Classes & Scheduling

  • What is the program schedule like?

    Part-Time Schedule:

    Generally, 3 x 3-hour sessions lessons are scheduled each week, from 7pm to 10pm on 2 x weekday evenings + 1 x Saturday AM or PM.

    Weekday evenings are typically scheduled on either Mondays  and Wednesdays OR Tuesdays and Thursdays on a regular basis.

    Other weekdays may be scheduled as an alternative to the regular schedule as needed (e.g.: due to public holiday falling on regular schedule) and occasionally a 4-hour session may be scheduled on a weekday or Saturday based on curriculum needs.

    The detailed cohort schedule will be provided before start of course.


    Full-Time Schedule:
    Generally, 8 x 3-hour sessions are scheduled each week, from 9am 12pm and 2pm 5pm on Monday to Thursdays.

    Fridays may be scheduled as an alternative to the regular schedule as needed (e.g.: due to public holiday falling on regular schedule) and occasionally a 4-hour session may be scheduled on a weekday time slot based on curriculum needs.

    Detailed timing on the cohort schedule will be provided towards the start of course.

  • What is the mode of learning?

    RISE2.0 will be conducted completely virtually though a combination of live lectures, workshops, interactive self-paced e-learnings and real company projects

  • Do I receive a certification after I complete the training?

    Yes, you will receive a DigitalBCG Academy certification if you complete the programme and have met the attendance & assessment passing criteria.

  • Why is the Business and Data Analytics duration longer than the other specializations?

    Due to the more technical nature of the Business and Data Analytics course, additional time has been scheduled for learners to embed learnings from this specialization.