Senior Management

Executive Leadership Programme for Court and Tribunal Administrators

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To have a modern court or tribunal system that is efficient and effective, Court and Tribunal Administrators holding senior or management positions have to exercise a broad range of professional management skills to manage resources, people, facilities and other assets, information technology and the day-to-day operations. Apart from this, they are also required to provide strategic guidance to assist the Courts and Tribunals to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the emerging new technologies and information, and the challenges posed by the rising demands and changing societal and economic trends.

The Executive Leadership Programme for Court and Tribunal Administrators is a five-day intensive and interactive training programme specially designed for current and future leaders of Courts and Tribunals. The program will equip them with key interdisciplinary leadership skills to run the Courts and Tribunals effectively and efficiently for improved performance in delivering justice. The programme will also help the participants gain a broader perspective of the complex issues and policies governing court administration. To ensure an optimal learning experience, evidence-based case studies and a learning journey will be used to facilitate interactive discussions among the participants.

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy National University of Singapore 469C Bukit Timah Road Singapore 259772

Mon 26 February 2018 to Fri 2 March 2018

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Mon 15 January 2018

The programme provides an unique opportunity for senior officers and professionals engaged in court and tribunal administration to learn together, from programme and from each other through the exchange of ideas and best practices, to become better leaders. At the end of the programme, participants should be able to:

  • Appreciate the core elements of effective leadership and good governance in court and tribunal administration to improve performance and to deliver excellent court services
  • Gain broader perspectives on complex multi-disciplinary issues that govern the management of the courts and tribunals and to explore new management approaches and the latest innovations used around the world to improve court and tribunal performance
  • Acquire new leadership and management skills to achieve high performance and to confidently lead and manage teams in their own courts and tribunals
  • Develop local and global network of peers and resources to support continuous learning and improvement to achieve court excellence

Over 5 days, participants will be introduced to the main theoretical frameworks to equip them with key interdisciplinary leadership skills to run the Courts and Tribunals effectively and efficiently.  Topics include:

  • Leadership and Strategic Planning
  • Human Resource Management
  • Managing Court Resources
  • Implications of Data Analytics
  • Measuring Court Performance
  • Process Innovation and Management
  • Strategies for Effective Public Communications
  • Ethics & Values for Public Officers

This programme is specially designed for senior officers and professionals from the Courts, Tribunals and in quasi-judiciary bodies in Singapore and the region who are holding leadership positions or will be assuming leadership positions in the near future. As the programme will conducted in English, participants must be proficient in the language. 

Programme cost:

S$7,276 with GST (S$6,800 without GST)

*Fee is inclusive of lunch, refreshments and learning support materials.

Overseas participants should arrange their own visa, travel costs to and from Singapore, accommodation, transport and their living expenses while in Singapore. Participants are to arrive in Singapore (at least) one day before the start of the programme.


For more information or to indicate interest in participating in the programme, please email to:decb64_U3RhdGVDb3VydHNfUmVnaXN0cmFyQFN0YXRlQ291cnRzLmdvdi5zZw==_decb64

To apply to the programme, please send your application materials to us by email decb64_TEtZU1BQRVBAbnVzLmVkdS5zZw==_decb64. Put “EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME FOR COURT AND TRIBUNAL ADMINISTRATORS” as the email subject line. 


Professor Zeger van der Wal

Associate Professor, LKY School

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Professor Lim Siong Guan

Professor (Practice) Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

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Judicial Commissioner See Kee Oon

Presiding Judge State Courts, Singapore


Ms Jennifer Marie, SC

Deputy Presiding Judge and Registrar State Courts, Singapore

Janadas Devan

Janadas Devan

Chief of Government Communications, Ministry of Communications and Information of Singapore

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Low Peck Kem

Low Peck Kem

Chief HR Officer & Senior Director (Business Partnerships), Public Service Division of Singapore

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Leslie Chew

Professor Leslie Chew

Dean, School of Law, Singapore University of Social Sciences

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CJ Sundaresh Menon

The Honourable the Chief Justice, Sundaresh Menon

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Singapore

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