Management Development Institute of Singapore Reviews

Updated 14 Jan 2021

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Management Development Institute of Singapore President Eric Kuan Choon Hock
Eric Kuan Choon Hock
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  • "Super long working hours and tell you to be satisfy with having a job(in 14 reviews)

  • "High turnover, uncaring boss, boring work - like working in a factory(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Fantastic working environment"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - chef trainer in Bukit Merah Estate, Central
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Management Development Institute of Singapore full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good working hours and benefits

    Cons

    Pay is lower than market rate

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  2. "Good stepping stone. Bad culture"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Management Development Institute of Singapore full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It was a good stepping stone into my career. The colleagues were amazing and have became lifelong friends

    Cons

    It came to a certain point where it was difficult to grow. Where you are just stagnant and your achievements or hard work is not appreciated. Plus it also didn't help that you get sweared too during meetings infront of everyone


  3. "Lack work motivation and poor benefits"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Assistant Property Manager in Singapore

    I have been working at Management Development Institute of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    Can knock off mostly on time

    Cons

    No additional allowances for staff to carry their job which incur extra cost, such as mobile call to external parties.

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  4. "It was bad during my time."

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Singapore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Management Development Institute of Singapore full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some nice colleagues and some decent food

    Cons

    Lack of competent leadership. Office politics

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  5. "Management"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Queenstown Estate, Central
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Management Development Institute of Singapore full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    some colleague are helpful and nice.

    Cons

    management with no direction, super high turn-over rate

  6. "An institution must be transformed for new era."

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Queenstown Estate, Central
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Management Development Institute of Singapore full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good colleagues to help each other

    Cons

    Office politics and micro management.

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  7. "Very political"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Management Development Institute of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    Good at the ground level

    Cons

    Very poor leadership and political

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Part Time at MDIS"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Associate Lecturer in Singapore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Management Development Institute of Singapore part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good colleagues who are industry experts.

    Cons

    Don't know how to manage the institution.

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  9. COVID-19
    Helpful (1)

    "Worst company"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Sales in Queenstown Estate, Central
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Management Development Institute of Singapore full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Colleagues are friendly, work desk is big and nothing else. I need to meet minimum word limit

    Cons

    Terrible management style, constantly changing manager, high turnover rate and low pay. Low company morale and mass firing of staff during Covid-19

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  10. "Fun Colleagues, Management can do better!"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Execitive 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Management Development Institute of Singapore full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    fun colleagues makes work easier

    Cons

    Long working hours is quiet tiring.

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