Excel at Assessment Centres for Career Success

Aspiring to become the next leader of a Fortune 500 company or a fast-growing SME? Attend our 4-hour compact training programme and learn how to up your game and succeed at Assessment Centres, a tool used by leading companies for a wide array of purposes from recruiting management associates to internal promotion exercises.

This workshop is led by experienced leadership trainer and Executive Coach Geoff Barwise who has over 30 years of industry experience within the Asia Pacific region and has conducted Assessment Centres for several well known organisations.

Look forward to these key takeaways:

• Understand why Assessment Centres are adopted by leading companies
• Learn about the latest trends and developments in Assessment Centres
• Discover key competencies employers look for at Assessment Centres
• Understand how to create a positive impression, both virtually and in-person
• Learn how to perform well at Assessment Centre activities from elevator pitch, group discussions, to case presentations

Spaces are limited for this session so Non-Business school students are given priority booking. For any Business School students interested to register, please click here to register for the waiting list.


Geoff Barwise 
Geoff Barwise
Trainer, Matthew James International Pte Ltd

Geoff Barwise is an experienced leadership trainer and executive coach with over 30 years of industry and HR experience in the Asia Pacific Region. He specialises in developing leadership talent in the Asia region for MNCs such as BHP Steel, Ciba Specialty Chemicals (acquired by BASF from Novartis) where he held senior HR leadership positions (HR VP, Director/Leader) as well as for MNCs such as Lenovo, P&G, HSBC as a HR specialist and consultant. Geoff is an expert in designing and running assessment centres for these organisations. He has personally experienced participating in one as a participant where he was headhunted internally for a leadership position. Geoff has lived and worked in Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong and Guangzhou.

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Career Workshops

Date: Thursday, 15 September 2022

Time: 2pm – 6pm

Event Venue: Online (via Zoom)

Industry: Others

Faculties: College of Design and Engineering; School of Computing; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences; Faculty of Science; Faculty of Law

Target Audience: All undergraduate students except Business students