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SkillsFuture is a national movement to provide Singaporeans with the opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of their starting points. Take ownership of your self-development and career progression by using your SkillsFuture Credit through LOOP’s e-learning portal!
Building strong teamwork begins with trust and clear communication. When teams trust all members and communication is clear and frequent, teamwork starts to build. As a small-business owner, each team member must contribute and work well with her peers. You must encourage and recognize great teamwork and quickly resolve any disputes that might occur. By going through the modules in this course, managers will learn ways strengthen their skills in order to build great teamwork among their team and employees. Teamwork is critical to every organization in being more effective. - Manage the team through behavior norms and expectations and developing a strong team culture - Spur the team to work better with others - Involve the right people and right information to make great decisions - Discover ways to build positive a working environment This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU) and is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Graphic design has always been a popular profession, but with more and more technology being introduced into our lives it's becoming an ever more important one too. All kinds of people use all kinds of technology every day. Making that technology as user-friendly as possible is vital, and graphic design is one of the most important elements of this. The Ultimate Crash Course on Graphic Design - Master the most widely used software in graphic designing - Learn the principles of graphics design and visual communication - Gain an insight into the current graphic design industry - Understand how to forge a career path as a graphic designer This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Game development is an ever changing, constantly improving, and highly dynamic area to work in. Things are on the move constantly, and if you’re not careful you can get left behind. That’s why it’s important to keep your skills at the top level and to familiarise yourself with the latest tools and programs out there. This course will do just that by getting you up to speed with Unity5, the newest version of one of the industry’s leading development engines.Become a Unity 5 Developer- Create more complex games as your skills improve- Increasing levels of complexity to cater for both beginners and experienced developers- Grasp game development fundaments in a practical way- Gain practical skills than can instantly be used in the real worldThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Performance Management and Development - For Business and Project Management
This set of e-learning courseware will solve some of the most common performance management, performance review and development headaches. Turn the one time per year discussions into on-going discussions. Create valuable annual reviews driving development resulting in more motivated employees. And be able to increase the productivity level of the employees as a team and in turn, produce successful performance review. Produce valuable annual reviews that drives development from motivated employees. - Evaluate your perspective for performance management discussion - Determine and help different employees with their performance - Creating an environment to conduct a successful performance development conversation - Know how to conduct performance development discussions
The Stay Interview - For Business and Project Management
This toolkit builds the skills leaders and managers need to successfully conduct Stay Interviews with their employees and build a successful Stay Plan. This course will equip leaders and managers with the essential skills and knowledge for the preparation, managing, developing and concluding of an interview and Stay Plan. The leaders and managers will also be groomed with pointers that they should avoid while conducting the interviews. The interview is key to making sure you get the right hire and talent for your team! - Know how to conduct a successful interview - Learn the essential to conduct a successful interview - Know how to manage different scenarios in an interview - Learn the do’s and don’ts when conducting an interview
Communicating with Others: For Business & Project Management
Communication is the key in any work environment. This course will help individuals build the skills required to effectively communicate their thoughts, ideas and opinions with others. Learn how to communicate with others effectively to improve productivity. - Understand nonverbal communication and body language - Learn about the need for a company vision and how to promote - Manage and handle customer complaints - Learn how to engage others in an effective communication This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU) and is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Conflict Management Skills: For Business & Project Management
Conflicts are unavoidable at times. This course will help managers build their own conflict management skills, as well as learn how to coach employees to manage conflict with others. Resolve conflict easily with the right skills. - Help employees manage & resolve conflict - Understand expectations and create a conflict management culture for coaching employees - Learn how to handle tricky situations - Have the knowledge of tackling such confrontations This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU) and is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Mastering Digital Design - An Introduction to Creating Classic 2D, Mobile, and Side-Scrolling Games
Classic and mobile games are still just as popular as the latest XBox or Playstation games. This course will build a strong understanding of how these types of games can be made using a different approach than standard 3d game development. In this course, instructor Alan Thorn will walk through the process of creating a side-scrolling platformer game from scratch using GameMaker: Studio. Instructor Greg Mirles will walk cover the process of building a side-scroller level using both 3ds Max and Unreal engine 4. Learn how to craft informative user interfaces, how to animate and rig 2D characters from within the Editor, how to script effectively with C# and 2D Physics plus much more. The course also covers how to push the appeal of the character by employing gradients to add dimension and interest to ultimately produce a high quality piece of character artwork. Learn tips and tricks of creating dynamic animation and games design. - Know about the different branches in animation - Learn about what goes into making a successful animation - Understand better about the designing process with this course - Be able to create your own monsters and creatures at the end of this course This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Mastering Digital Design - Learn Advanced Textures and Materials for Games and Film
This advanced course focuses on creating advanced materials and textures like those seen in today’s standard of AAA games. We'll take an introductory look at UDK's material editor where will we cover the basics of importing textures and creating our own materials. Through this course, you can learn how to properly photograph textures, edit unnecessary lighting information out of your photographs, how to tile custom textures, extracting different types of visual information from your images and applying your textures in 3D. This course also briefly touches on physically based rendering in regards to photo real texturing and look development. Instructor Emiel Sleegers will be walking you through the process of texturing a suitcase asset using both Substance Designer and Substance Painter. Learn tips and tricks of creating dynamic animation and games design. - Know about the different branches in animation - Learn about what goes into making a successful animation - Understand better about the designing process with this course - Be able to create your own monsters and creatures at the end of this course This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Mastering Digital Design - Learning Unreal Engine 4 for Game Design and Development
Unreal Engine 4 is among the most popular game engines in the market. This course will prepare you for an Intro-to-Intermediate level of understanding, to have you ready and capable to build and play your own levels in no time. Introduction to Unreal Engine 4 will go over many helpful tools to know during your time in the Unreal Engine. In this course, we will be covering how to setup the blueprints for creating a dynamic controllable vehicle in UE4. Materials in Unreal Engine 4 will give you a thorough understanding of creating materials inside of the UE4 engine. With topics such as the UE4 Material interface where we will look into the interface and Material types where we will look at the types of materials you can create using the engine. Learn tips and tricks of creating dynamic animation and games design. - Know about the different branches in animation - Learn about what goes into making a successful animation - Understand better about the designing process with this course - Be able to create your own monsters and creatures at the end of this course This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Mastering Digital Design - Learn Character Modeling, Sculpting, and Texturing
A 3d artist who builds characters, it is a highly specialized field that requires a vast understanding of technique that differ from how environments and worlds are built. In this course, we will cover everything from gathering reference and concept, building a base mesh in 3ds Max, sculpting in ZBrush, all the way to baking the maps and texturing the character and sculpting a High Resolution character asset using ZBrush. The focus of this course will include sculpting processes, stylized anatomy, modularity, and basic design fundamentals to create a stylized character model. By the end of this course you should have a strong understanding of the steps towards creating your own high quality ZBrush models. Learn tips and tricks of creating dynamic animation and games design. - Know about the different branches in animation - Learn about what goes into making a successful animation - Understand better about the designing process with this course - Be able to create your own monsters and creatures at the end of this course This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Fundamentals in HTML5 & CSS3 - Inclusive of CSS Floating Layouts
Get started with a solid foundation in HTML and CSS. From there, learn about handling text, tables, graphics, and hyperlinks. Additonally, Finally, dig into building forms and handling multimedia — all in HTML and CSS Fundamentals! Join award-winning software trainer, Geoff Blake on a journey into HTML, CSS and web design in this information-packed course. Spanning nearly 6 hours, you’ll gain skills with more than 70 casual, easy to follow lessons, hands-on tasks and techniques! Get started with a solid foundation in HTML and CSS and code away with your new found skill!- Learn about the basics of HTML and CSS - Understand how different parts of a web page is designed - Know how to apply these skills into your own designs - Additionally learn and understand more about CSS Floating Layouts
HTML5 & CSS3: A Site Design Bundle
Ever wanted to learn how to build a website, or to brush up on your coding skills to enhance an existing site? This course will show you, in a step-by-step process, how to set up a web site from scratch and tips and tricks of the trade to change your site into one that is more attractive and user-friendly. From what tools you need, to building your site, creating and formatting pages, to what to test and look for before your site goes live, award-winning trainer Geoff Blake gives detailed and valuable information that will help you to master both HTML and CSS coding skills. Geoff’s casual tone, real world examples, and the follow-along video make this course as entertaining as it is informative.Up your web design game and flaunt your newly crafted page in the World Wide Web! - Learn about the purpose of HTML5 and CSS3 - Know how to apply HTML5 and CSS3 skills into your site - Understand the step process when designing your site- Know how HTML and CSS supports a site development
Often when we think of WordPress, we think of blogging—but WordPress can do so much more! In this short, easy to follow course, you’ll discover everything you need to know to get your WordPress site online, including how to effortlessly register a domain name and set up web hosting, install WordPress, and begin using it to publish your work on the web. You’ll quickly get comfortable in the WordPress environment, and see how straightforward it is to create and format content, including text, images, and video. Then, you’ll find out how to control and extend your WordPress website with themes, widgets, and plug-ins. Once you learn WordPress, the sky’s the limit! Ready to jump into it? Then let’s get started!Deliver your blogging contents with WordPress. - Learn how WordPress can get you started with your first website - Learn different techniques for building themes from scratch - Know how you can make your contents available for people online - Realize your mock-up designs into actual themes in WordPressThis course is Skillsfuture Credit Eligible.
Build Android Apps with App Inventor 2: No Coding Required
This course will teach you everything you need to know about building apps – without the complicated coding normally required. If you have a good internet connection, a basic understanding of what an Android app is, and a great idea for an app that doesn't yet exist, then you're the perfect candidate! While the course is aimed at beginner programmers or those with no coding experience whatsoever, experienced app builders who want to learn from a new angle will benefit too. Be able to develop your own apps with App Inventor! - Learn the fundamentals of programming - Learn how you can build your own app without prior knowledge - Pick up a new language along the way - Discover how fun creating an app can be This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit and UTAP funding.