The 16-week skilling journey
How it works
Courses tailored to the needs of Singaporean businesses
Examples of projects conducted with Corporate Partners
Major News Publisher:
How can the company transform itself to be a market leader in immersive content creation and omni channel as a next gen publishing platform for the Singapore population?
“I was impressed by the high quality of solutions that were presented by the learners in the Capstone projects for us.”
– Company Representative
Large F&B Business
To build brand awareness and drive new customer acquisition for a new online platform by creating an end to end marketing strategy including:
- Identifying the buyer personas
- Designing overall content marketing strategy
- Optimize Channel Sales Strategy
- Optimize UI/UX to drive conversions
“The capstone presentations was a great experience end to end. It was very insightful and refreshing, we manage to tap on 60 talents. Thank you for contributing to the project”
– Company Representative
International Food & Agri Business
Looking for ways to increase mobile app installs and acquire more users by the way of paid marketing campaigns and driving more traffic to their website
“Overall, I’m very happy with the outcome. A lot of the work presented was at a high level of professionalism and quality. It reflected a lot of insights, framework and methodology that we ourselves have used in the design and build of the app. I must commend the RISE team for putting together such a thorough program, for guiding the teams to a very successful project outcome!”
– Company Representative
Statutory Board for Tourism
Create a solution for the ops team to better manage the surge in number of guests by having optimized schedule of buses to transport guests within the vicinity.
“Within this short program, it is very impressive that candidates are able to rise up to the occasion and also come up with robust data models. The recommendations are very sound, actionable, and aligned with the organization‘s current initiatives. These models have the potential to be used in some of our current and future data analytics”
How it works : up to 90% funding
90% for SMEs registered or incorporated in Singapore with min. 30% local shareholding (less than 200 employees or less than SGD100 million revenue). 70% for non-SMEs
Most frequently asked questions
How do I apply at RISE for business?
Registration for RISE For Business will open in early 2nd half of the year. Please submit your expression of interest HERE.
How do I know which learning topic is right for me?
We encourage you to do your own research into which of the digital specializations fit your career goals and the pressing needs of your company. We will also assist you by assessing your capabilities and guiding you towards a pathway that will most likely lead to the best business outcome
What is the fee structure?
The course fee is 90% subsidized for SMEs with more than 30% local shareholding. For non-SMEs, the subsidy will be 70%. Due to the unique structure of the programme, the out-of-pocket expense will be limited.
What is the mode of learning?
The training is conducted completely virtually. The course will be taught through a combination of live lectures, workshops, real company projects and e-learning.
As an employer, how many employees can I sign-up?
There is no limit of people that you can sign up.
What is the required time commitment?
Participants will undergo a 16-week training with a cadence of 5 h during working time & 3h outside working time of self paced learning, designed to specifically minimize disruptions to normal business operations
Is my business eligible for RISE for Business?
You can sign up for RISE for Business if you are a company legally registered in Singapore with a valid UEN no. Your employees have to be either Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or Long Term Visit Pass Holders to qualify for funding. Unfortunately, employees who are foreigners will not qualify for funding if they apply for RISE for Business.
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.
What is the selection process like for RISE for Business?
Upon submitting the expression of interest form, the RISE team will reach out to you and your company representative closer to the launch date to officially register for the programme. Additional information and documents will be required then to kickstart the selection process – but rest assured paper work required is minimum. There will also be no written tests involved during the selection process for RISE for Business.
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.
Can I apply for RISE for Business as an individual?
RISE for Business is designed for local companies in mind and the content in the course is more relevant for businesses than for the individual. If you are an individual, we recommend that you sign up for RISE 2.0 programme instead at rise.bcg.com. However, if you are still very keen to sign up as an individual for RISE for Business, please write your appeal to contactRISE@bcg.com and we will evaluate on a case by case basis.
What is the difference between RISE 2.0 and RISE for Business?
Both RISE 2.0 and RISE for Business are digital skilling programmes run by the DigitalBCG Academy. They both aim to impart in-demand business and digital skills. However, RISE 2.0 is more tailored for individuals looking to enhance their employability, whereas RISE for Business is more tailored for businesses looking to upskill their workforce and improve their company’s digitalisation efforts.