Enhancing Your Personal Effectiveness: Drawing Lessons from Performance Psychology

Lecturer iconEmily Ortega (Ms)
Course Duration: 3 hours
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What Is The Session About?

In this course, you will learn how to apply performance psychology to enhance and hone their personal effectiveness and resilience, which is a contributory factory to learning and work performance.

Drawing learning and experiences from top athletes, you will:

  1. Exercise self-awareness by monitoring the current behaviours and ways of working in personal and professional capacities
  2. Identify the factors salient to peak performance and find out the root causes for performance deficiencies
  3. Leverage and tap into their strength and potential to hone personal effectiveness and resilience, to contribute towards learning, and work performance
  4. Use performance psychology processes, strategies and techniques for improvement to overcome problems that impede and influence optimal human performance

What Does The Session Cover?

By the end of the workshop, learners will gain

Knowledge-based learning objectives such as:

Understanding Stress & Performance
Skills-based learning objectives such as:


Apply performance psychology principles to their everyday lives
Practice mental skills for peak performance

Who Is It Suitable For?

  • Professionals who are seeking for better performance and self-improvement

Course Funding and Policies


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 here. A non-refundable administrative fee of S$54.00 w/GST ($50) applies for the request and the next available slot will be offered.


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About The Speaker

Emily Ortega (Ms)

Emily Ortega (Ms)

Associate Professor & Head of Psychology Programmes | Singapore University of Social Sciences

Associate Professor Emily Ortega heads the psychology undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS). Emily is a hghly experienced Sport Psychologist who has worked with some of Singapore's best athletes, helping them to achieve their sporting aspirations to consistently perform at their very best in high-level competitions such as the SEA Games, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Olympics, and World Cups. A biofeedback specialist, Emily is an applied practitioner who uses biofeedback to monitor and measure physiological responses to stress.