Facilitating a Community of Practice (COP)

The objectives of this workshop is to provide participants with working knowledge on what a community of practice is, its benefits and how to start a COP in the organisation. During the online workshop, participants will learn good practices of facilitating a COP and the potential challenges in starting and sustaining a COP using the POPCORN framework. In addition, participants will learn briefly about the different online platforms to run and sustain a COP.

Learning Objectives

By end of this workshop, participants will be able to
  • Explain how COPs are different from other communities such as social network and project team
  • Explain the benefits of CoPs for participants and the organisation
  • Identify the key actions that the facilitator can undertake to encourage sharing in online and offline CoPs and overcome challenges faced

Who should attend?

  • Class leader, Teachers, Trainers, Instructors, Facilitators, Academic Leaders, Heads of Departments, and Learning and Development (L&D) Managers from Educational and Training Institutions

Entry Requirement

This workshop is suitable for educators and trainers. No prior knowledge is required.


Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 75% of attendance requirement. 

Course Date

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4 hours self-paced e-Learning


Course will be conducted online.

Fees for 2022


Fees for 2023

Singapore Citizens Singapore PR and Foreigner
$32.10 $32.40
- Fees reflected are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST). In line with the government fee freeze directive from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2023, the fees in 2023 for Singapore Citizen will remain the same as 2022. RP will absorb the additional 1% GST for Singapore Citizen in 2023 only.

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants.

All information is accurate at time of publishing.
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Last updated on 15 Nov 2022

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