Minister of State for Trade & Industry and National Development, Dr Koh Poh Koon, and Minister of State for Communications & Information and Health, Mr Chee Hong Tat, visited Almaty from 20 to 22 April 2017 as part of a business delegation studying the developments and business prospects in China and Kazakhstan. Crossroads’ two consultants had the privilege to attend some parts of the programme.
MOS Chee and MOS Koh with Crossroads’ consultants in Almaty (From left to right: MOS Chee, Diana, Martin, MOS Koh)
During his visit, ESM Goh met with a group of Singaporeans based in Astana. Crossroads’ two consultants were privileged to attend this meeting!
ESM Goh meeting with a group of Singaporeans in Astana (ESM Goh – centre; Martin – fourth from the right; Diana – second from the right; Singapore’s Ambassador to Kazakhstan Mr. Zulkifli Baharudin – far right)
Left: Wen-Wei Chiang, Principal Consultant;
Middle: Dr Weng Tat Hui, Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy;
Right: Dr Martin Lee, Director, Crossroads Consultancy Services
Getting to know you
Our consultant from Singapore, Mr. Wen-Wei Chiang, used various games and activities to help participants build awareness of their own and others’ emotions in team dynamics.
Building straw towers
Learning about pitfalls to communication
Wen-Wei also used the DISC Behavioural Profile to increase students’ self-awareness. With this as a framework, they will be able to better understand others’ differences and build more effective communication and working strategies.
Taking the DISC behavioural profile
Wen-Wei explaining the DISC behavioural profile
To the students of the MPA and MPP programmes: All the best in your studies and future careers!