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Tue, 21 Apr


Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centr

Hands-on Guide to Writing Effective Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

A Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is a set of written instructions that shows how to perform a routine activity in an organisation. The development and use of SOPs form an integral part of any successful quality system.

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Hands-on Guide to Writing Effective Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
Hands-on Guide to Writing Effective Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

Time & Location

21 Apr 2020, 09:00 – 17:00 GMT+8

Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centr, 11 Cavenagh Rd, Singapore 229616

About the Course

Standard operating procedures (SOP) is useful and effective for every organization as it will state all the tasks that are essential for business success, the steps to do tasks and the person-in-charge of each tasks. It helps to improve business productivity.

There are 5 benefits of Effective and Efficient SOP:

  • Reduced learning curve/training time for new employees
  • Ensured business continuity
  • Standardized processes
  • Delegating tasks becomes a no-brainer
  • Ensure that your clients are getting the best possible experience with you

Get Your Complete Handbook on How to write standard operating procedures (SOP) and work Instructions

Containing important technical instructions, SOPs are often wordy, confusing, and imprecise, thereby increasing quality and compliance risks for the organization. The problem is not lack of technical knowledge. The professionals who write SOPs are technically sound, but what they lack is sound technical writing skills.

Writing standard operating procedures: A Quick How-To Guide

This very thorough workshop will take you through a step-by-step SOP writing process. You can also use a work-based case study to write an SOP and then receive peer and trainer feedback instantly. You will also pick up skills and tips to avoid common writing errors and to write convincingly to sell their ideas.

Valuable Takeaways

  • Appreciate the importance of writing well for their organisation and themselves.
  • Apply principles taught to write SOP that are clear, logical and persuasive, and meet the organisation’s needs and expectations better.
  • Provide clear information to perform a job properly
  • Generate buy-in from peers and management for your procedures
  • Facilitate consistency in the quality and integrity of a result

Trainer's Profile

Business Communication and Management Consultant: Ms Caroline Dawson

Caroline Josephine Dawson is the Director of CD Training Works, a consultancy firm that offers training solutions to organisations. She has more than 10 years of invaluable experience in teaching business, environmental and technical communication and 12 years in the field of journalism and publishing.

Caroline’s professional work experience as a Corporate Trainer has required her to market the value of her programs and persuade clients to value and understand the urgency of good communication skills in the workforce. She has also conceptualised, produced and delivered courses such as written and oral presentation skills, communication relationship management, business communication, customer service, team-building and administered psychometric profiles, among others. Her experience in working with public and private sector training has become one of her training strengths. Participants of her training courses attest to her motivational, instructional and highly experiential training methodology.

Caroline is also Advisor to the SMGM Foundation, India and Member of the Business and Professional Women’s Association (S) 3rd Chapter and Society of Singapore Writers.


  • SOP Writing

    Fees are inclusive of hotel buffet lunch, light refreshments and course materials

    SGD 600.00
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Course Subsidy Information​

  1. IBG-STS accredited course Enhanced Funding Support where 95% (till 30 June 2021; thereafter 70%) of the course fee is subsidised.

  2. Singapore Citizens aged 40 years & above will be eligible for 90% co-funding of direct training costs.

  3. Grant capped at S$7,000 per participant per programme.

  4. When a participant (Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident, physically based in SG) is sponsorsed by company, Training Grant Allowance (TAG) of S$15/hour is available for programmes commencing between 8 April 2020 and 30 June 2021 and completed no later than 30 September 2021.

  5. TAG will be reimbursed to the relevant sponsoring companies upon the participants' successful completion and passing the assessment component of the IBF-STS programme.

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