Addressing Legal Issues at Business Management Institute Course

Vernon Voon
Vernon Voon

Singapore: Legal Issues in Employment will be one of the topics on the agenda at this week’s Business Management Institute [BMI] course in Singapore.
Vernon Voon and Ian Li from RHT Law Taylor Wessing LLP will address a wide range of legal issues during their presentations at the Asian Golf Industry Federation [AGIF]-organised event at Orchid Country Club.
Voon and Li will join Jeffrey Kreafle, General Manager at America’s Congressional Country Club, and Dr Larry Ross, PHD, Florida Southern College as the five-day event’s main presenters.
Eric Lynge, the AGIF’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are grateful to Vernon, Ian and RHT Law Taylor Wessing for their participation.
“As experts in their field, they will be providing delegates with an insight into important laws that every club manger needs to know and understand.”
Voon, a Partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department of RHT Law Taylor Wessing LLP, will focus on the following issues:
1 – Tripartite Alliance on Fair Employment Practices – how the government, union and employers work together to achieve alignment on employment objectives through a consensual and not combative framework;
2 – Overview on Singapore employment law, touching on the applicability of the Employment Act and recent amendments;
3 – Overview on unions and the impact of a collective agreement;
4 – Sexual harassment and workplace bullying;
5 – Salient terms of an employment contract (including the new requirement for key employment terms to be stipulated);
6 – Non-competition and non-solicitation clauses and its enforceability in terms of the geographical area, scope of services and length.
Li, a legal manager in the Capital Markets department and under China Practice, will cover Legal Issues in Employment in China.
The AGIF entered into an historic agreement with the Club Managers Association of America [CMAA] last August that enables the AGIF to utilise the CMAA’s acclaimed BMI curriculum to deliver similar face-to-face classroom learning to club managers across the Asian region.
CMAA’s curriculum materials will be used by the AGIF for the betterment of club management in the territory and with its full range of members and educational programmes throughout the territory to deliver curriculum that will lead to a Certified Club Manager (CCM) designation.
BMI AP logo1The BMI Asia Pacific will be the functional name of the AGIF-run CMAA education programmes and the AGIF will work with approved CMAA education staff member to develop five, five-day educational programmes – BMI I, BMI II, BMI III & BMI Food and Beverage and BMI Golf Management – that cover all 10 management competency areas as defined by CMAA’s Certification and Club Management Institute [CMI] Committees.
For details on registration for the Singapore BMI 1 please contact PK Ong at [email protected]

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