Academy of Human Development

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UEN No/CPE Reg No: 199900986N
(Reg. Period: 20 May 2016 - 19 May 2020)

Certified Behavioural Consultant (Basic DISC Certification)


The Certification Course will take you step-by-step through a syllabus containing diagrams, graphs and valuable interpretation notes on actual case studies. Participants will be able to work on marriage counselling, conflict resolution, hiring and promotion review, and team building. It includes interactive teaching, self-discovery tools, games, group practice on graphs and profile interpretation.

Participants need to take an online administration of the DISC Personality Style - PAIR (Personality Awareness Impact Report) prior to attending the training.

Other DISC Certifications available:

  • Certified Advanced Behavioural Analyst
  • Certified Stress Management Consultant

Course Objectives

This course will help participants:

  • Have an understanding of the 4 dimensions of human behaviour
  • Have an understanding of the application of the Personality Profiling System and tools in personal, interpersonal and team development
  • Learn to begin to read people’s strength, motivation and tendencies like a book
  • Acquire a tool to help other discover and develop their potential

Course Content

  • Behavioural Styles: Theory and Background
    • Historical origins
    • Contributing factors to behavioural style
    • The Trust Model
    • Behavioural principles/DISC Model
    • Relational Orientation verses Task Accomplishment
    • Principles of Motivation

  • Administration of the DISC Personality Profiling System
    • What to look out for – The Do’s and Don’ts
    • Paper & Pen Administration vs Online Administration
    • How to score and tally
    • FAQ on administration and scoring

  • Interpretation of the DISC Personality Profiling System
    • Characteristics of the high “D”, “I”, “S” & “C”
    • What DISC measures
    • Dominant motivation and fears of each style
    • What do the graphs show
    • Identifying special patterns and blends
    • Steps to graph interpretation
    • How to distinguish between a person’s mask his/her core self
    • How to identify when a person is experiencing stress

  • Application of the DISC Personality Profiling System
    • How to unpack the DISC Report to your client
    • Now that I know DISC – What’s next? – 4 Behavioural Tools
    • How do I capitalise on my strengths and manage my weaknesses
    • Case study in personal relationship, recruitment, conflict resolution, teambuilding and management
    • Personal growth areas
    • Team interaction: How to enhance teamwork among an organisation’s staff

Who Should Attend

Corporate Executives, Managers, Team Leaders, Business Consultants, Educators, Trainers, Coaches, Professionals in Human Resource, Education, Social Service, Hospitality & Tourism, Sales & Marketing and other people-oriented industries.


To be accredited as Certified Behavioural Consultants by the Institute of Motivational Living, Inc. USA, in collaboration with Lifeskills Resources Pte. Ltd., participants are required to:

  • Attend two full days of training conducted by our Master Accreditation Trainer
  • Engage fully in all the training and learning activities planned
  • Pass a Proficiency Exam prepared by The Institute for Motivational Living, Inc. USA
  • Administer, score and interpret four live cases and submit assignment reports of the cases

Course Fees

Fees S$
Nett Course Fee payable by Participant: $1,580
After 10% Early Bird Discount: $1,422 (Registration and Payment must be made one month before course commencement)
Claim up to $500 available SkillsFuture Credit $922

** SkillsFuture Credit is for all Singaporean aged 25 years and above


Ian Tan is the Director and Chief Enabling Officer of Lifeskills Resources Pte. Ltd. and Lifeskills Enrichment Pte. Ltd. since 1996, two dynamic educational and training consultancy firms that help to transform individuals, teams and organisations by providing human capital solutions and assessment tools to unlock the potential in people. Over the past 21 years, more than 250,000 people have benefited through the certification, training, consulting and coaching services.

Ian is a Master Accreditor of the DISC Personality System™ and PeopleKeysSystem, and Master Behavioural Consultant for The Institute of Motivational Living, Inc. (USA) in Singapore and Asia. He has accredited over 1000 Certified Behavioural Consultants from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines and Australia in the use of personality, learning and motivational profiling tools.

Ian Tan is a highly sought-after trainer, speaker, learning facilitator and consultant in the field of personal development and talent management. He has shown strong leadership in area of strategic talent management, human resource management and organisational development. His foresight and visionary outlook drove him to collaborate with renowned authors, publishers and organisations to introduce powerful tools such as profiling assessments, talent management and recruitment system, and other training materials which bring about a significant impact to organization performance and human capital development.

He works with world renowned experts in the fields of leadership development, talent management, profiling assessments and training tools. They include Dr. Sandy Kulkin of PeopleKeys Inc, USA, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner of The Leadership Challenge, USA and, Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman of Zenger Folkman, to name a few.

Ian holds a degree in Social Science and Applied Psychology from University of Western Sydney and Master of Guidance and Counselling from James Cook University. He also holds a Professional Diploma in Training and Development from Singapore Training and Development Association (STADA). He is a Certified Facilitator for The Leadership Challenge, as well as Certified Facilitator for award-winning program, The Extraordinary Leader. Being a certified coach recognised by ICF and currently pursuing his second coaching certification that is accredited by the Canadian Council of Professional Certification (CCPC), he has coached many executives and senior management from the education field as well as the multi-national corporations.

Ian’s passion to develop potential in others has seen him delivered workshops and seminars for clients over the past 20 years that include educators, senior managers, counsellors, trainers, civil servants and youths of local and regional organizations. He has facilitated programmes for organizations from both public and private sectors including Baiduri Bank Berhad (Brunei), DST (Brunei), Boehringer-Ingelheim, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Agilent Technologies, Crimson Logic, Hewlett Packard, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS), Nanyang Technological University, Institute for Technical Education, LaSalle Investment Management, Ministry of Education (Singapore), NTUC Club, Ministry of Defence (Singapore), National Healthcare Group, National University Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Outward Bound School, PSB Corporation, SingTel, Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co., Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Surbana Corporation, Swarovski Management Pte Ltd, Thomson Reuters, West Pharmaceutical Services, Fujitec Corporation and many others.

His special interests in research, training and consultancy in the fields of human potential, leadership, psychology, learning and personal effectiveness has led Ian to contribute to articles and research which include:

                    Knowing Oneself and Career Counselling. In Preparing Youths for the Workplace by Jessie Ee and Agnes Chang (2015), 91-100

                    Getting The Right People And The Best Out Of Your People. TODAY’S Manager (Issue 3 2014), 20-21

                    Grow Your Organisation By Growing Your People – 6 Talent Management Strategies to Hire Right and Getting the Best Out of Your People. E-book, 2014

                    Personality Traits and Self-Discrepancies: Their Association with Academic Achievement Among Students. Whitepaper, 2012 (with James Cook University)

                    The Impact of Leadership Practices and Self and its Reflection through the Public and Private Selves. Whitepaper, 2012 (with James Cook University

Application and Enquiries

Dave Goh

6593 5284

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Course Schedule

Duration 16 Hours
Dates 27 & 28 Jun 2018
Timing 9.00am - 5.00pm
Trainer(s) Ian Tan
Venue(s) To Be Advised