CPD Programmes

Applying Extended Reality (AR/VR/MR) in Learning

Full Fee: S$160.50 w/GST (before subsidies)

Programme Fees:

Singaporean/PR: S$16.05 | Others: S$160.50 w/GST

AEN Member

Singaporean/PR: S$48.15 | Others: S$160.50 w/GST

Non-AEN Member

Bala Murali (Mr)


2.5 hours


With the advancement in Immersive technology, Augmented reality and Virtual reality solutions have become a primary component of the Digital transformation strategy in companies especially in this New Normal. Even though the current use and application of these technologies has been in operation optimization for improving productivity and efficiency, the focus has now expanded for AR/VR to be applied for digital knowledge capture and visualization, workforce training and employee engagement. This evolving trend has raised the need for HR/L&D leaders and practitioners to be ready and equipped with skills and knowledge in extended reality technologies to support the organization in the adoption of AR/VR/MR in the workplace. 




This is a fully online session conducted via ZOOM.  Participants can participate in the session from any venue of their convenience with a laptop / device that is compatible with ZOOM.  More details on participating in the session will be send to the confirmed registrants.


What is this programme about?


This programme provides HRD/L&D leaders and practitioners the fundamental knowledge and exposure to Immersive Technology (AR/VR/MR) and their working principles, with key insights and use case examples to illustrate the exploration, adoption and deployment of extended reality solutions to support workplace training and operational engagement.  

  • Focuses on fundamentals and business application of Extended reality solutions to support workforce engagement and development in a Hybrid work environment.
  • Explore opportunities to be able to design, develop and deploy AR/VR/MR solutions for companies in their adoption of extended reality as part of their digital transformation of learning strategy.


What does it cover?


At the end of the session, participants will be able to :

  • Describe the learning ecosystem in the new norm with digital adoption driving the change.
  • Differentiate between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality; the concept and working principles.
  • Identify different AR/VR/MR technologies and tools and their capabilities for learning and workforce development.
  • Identify use cases and best practices of AR/VR/MR solutions in learning and workforce development.
  • Recognize considerations and limitations in implementing AR/VR/MR solutions as part of a learning strategy


Who is it suitable for?


  • Adult Education: individuals involved in learning design, curriculum development, learning facilitation, competency assessment, integration of learning technology, or those involved in consultancy and advisory services relating to business performance
  • Learning Management: individuals involved in the management and support of learning programmes, systems and technology management and implementation, quality assurance of learning programmes and driving business development.
  • Those active in Training and Adult Education (TAE) who need to gain an understanding and be equipped on using Immersive technology application for workforce learning and development interventions.  


Fees & funding

AEN Member Singaporean/PR Non-AEN Member Singaporean/PR Others

Total programme fee





The fee is inclusive of prevailing GST and subject to changes. 

AEN member rates are only applicable for Singaporeans/ Permanent Residents. Foreigners will not be entitled for AEN members rates regardless if he/she is an AEN member. To register for AEN membership, please click here.


Please proceed to make payment via eNets/credit card (VISA or MasterCard) at the end of the registration process. Kindly note that the system will automatically cancel the registration if full payment  has not been successfully processed by 11.59pm (Singapore Time) on the same day of the registration. You will have to reapply for the course, subject to availability of vacancy at the point of your re-registration.  

Additional funding available, if applicable

Singaporeans aged 25 years old and above are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit which can be used to offset the selected programmes’ fees for self-sponsored registrations only.

Please note the submission period for your SFC claim via MySkillsFuture needs to be within 60 days before the course start date (date inclusive). If your course start date is more than 60 days from the date of SFC application, the SSG-SFC portal would reject your application. In this case, you would need to pay the full course fees at the end of your course application.


Request for rescheduling must be submitted to IAL 2 weeks before the commencement of programme. Reschedule requests that come mid-way through training has to be supported by valid reasons; substantiated by references as evidence; such as a doctor’s note; or a hospitalization chit. 

Please submit your request to reschedule your course at MyIAL. A non-refundable administrative fee of S$53.50 (with GST) applies for the request and the next available slot will be offered.


Request for withdrawal from a programme is subjected to review by IAL and the decision is final. IAL reserves the right to request for supporting document(s). A non-refundable administration fee of S$53.50 (inclusive of GST) is applicable for withdrawal request. If the withdrawal notice is given less than 2 weeks before the programme start date, the paid fees will not be refunded.

Corporate run

For dedicated corporate runs with a contract signed with IAL, billing and payment will follow the terms of the signed contract. Otherwise, payment would be expected upon registration.


About the speaker (s)

Bala Murali (Mr)

Managing Director and Learning Architect | Agilitas Learning

Bala Murali is a HRD practitioner and business leader with more than 25 years of experience in the field of Learning, Performance and Organizational Development. He is also the the founder and chair of the Digital Learning Community of Practice Network in Singapore consisting of around 40 HR and L&D leaders from various institutions, government bodies, MNCs and SMCs. Bala is an International Speaker on the transformation of learning and workforce development for the Digital and Social age. 

His more notable achievements include working in senior management roles regionally and globally for top technology companies (Motorola, Nokia and Microsoft) mainly in leading and driving the strategic people and capability development of the business. He is also a consultant who has worked with MNCs and SOEs in the Insurance, Petrochemical, Building, Railway, Banking, Medical and IT Industries across UK, APAC, US and MEA in various consulting and solution provider capacity focused in organizational, leadership capability development and digital workforce transformation. 

Bala is AEP recognised and ACLP qualified trainer and supporting SSG SkillsFuture movement on Digital Workforce Transformation.