[SIG] The ABCs of Edupreneurship: Aspiration, Business Models & Opportunities, and Community

Lecturer iconSteven Koh (Mr) & Sean Tan (Mr)
Course Duration: 2.5 hours
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This session is held on 29 Apr, 7pm to 9.30pm. Registration will close on 22 Apr, 2359 hrs.


This session will be conducted face-to-face at IAL. More details on participating in the session will be send to the confirmed registrants.

What Is The Session About?

This session offers a great learning opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs who are planning to start their training business and those who are seeking to improve their current training business. Participants will learn the ABCs of eudpreneurship and establish a strong foundation for their businesses. Through interactive activities, they will rekindle their aspiration and passion as an adult educator. They will apply the 6P business models to better strategise their training businesses to obtain more leads and opportunities in the Training & Adult Education (TAE) industries. They will also learn useful techniques to excel together with other AEs through communities such as our AEN SIGs.

To find out more about the full range of our SIG2024, click here.

What Does The Session Cover?

At the end of the session, participants will be able to take-away the following:

Identify their aspiration and passion as an adutl educator
Apply the 6P business model to strategise their training businesses
Acquire techniques to achieve sustainable personal and business growth as an edupreneur through active participation in community.

Who Is It Suitable For?

  • Adult Education: Individuals who are involved in learning design, curriculum development, learning facilitation, assessment of learning competence, learning technology integration and/or providing consultancy and advisory services to drive business performance.
  • Learning Management: Individuals who are involved in management and support of learning programmes, systems and technology management and implementation, quality assurance of learning programmes and/or driving business development.
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs who are planning to start their training business or those who are keen to improve their current training business.   

Course Funding and Policies

This session is open to AEN members for free.  To register for AEN membership, please click here.

About The Speaker

Steven Koh (Mr)

Steven Koh (Mr)

CEO | Glearn Training & Consultancy

Steven Koh is a specialist adult educator (SAE) with over 30 years of industrial and management experience in the TAE industry as a speaker, learning facilitator, curriculum designer, work learning specialist and business consultant. He has developed and delivered many excellent training solutions and programmes for established organisations and top brands across a wide range of industries.


He is an experienced edupreneur who has started his first training business in 1994. His training company and programmes have equipped many senior management, managers and executives with excellent attitudes, skills and knowledge to excel in the highly competitive global economy. With a passion to share his experience, Steven grew his business to offer executive coaching and mentoring to CEOs, directors and senior managers in organisational management and development.


Currently, he is an AE mentor with IAL. Over the last few years, he has mentored many adult educators to start and grow their training businesses by sharing his entrepreneurship experience. In 2015, he has founded the Community of Learning (Singapore), a Facebook group. The community is currently a vibrant social learning community online with over 5000 leaders, professionals and adult educators. Many of them are edupreneurs.


Steven has a very good understanding of the TAE industry and a rich set of business experience. He is passionate to help other AEs to learn and do well as an edupreneur. He has conducted the ACLP programmes and delivered many continuous development programmes (CPD) for AEs at IAL.

Sean Tan (Mr)

Sean Tan (Mr)

Founder | The Asian Coach Pte Ltd

Sean Tan is the Founder of The Asian Coach Pte Ltd. He helps organisations achieve better outcomes by transforming the way they work and make decisions. This is achieved through developing leadership competencies and building high-performance teams, based on the principles of Eastern Values, Western Systems.  As an Action Learning Coach and Facilitator, he helps leaders in organisations co-create programs that addresses their key challenges. He has trained and facilitated numerous workshops and events for various organisations across this region.


Over a career spanning more than two decades, Sean has served in senior management positions in Business Development, Sales and Marketing with US MNCs, GLCs and local SMEs in the Power and Engineering Services industries. He has successfully developed, managed and grown multiple distribution channels in the Asia Pacific region with the various organizations.


Sean’s leadership experience extends beyond the corporate world. He is an experienced community leader of Community of Learning (Singapore), a social learning community with over 3k leaders and professionals in Singapore. In addition, he served more than 20 years as an active National Serviceman in the Singapore Armed Forces, holding senior leadership positions and leading his unit to winning multiple awards.


Sean is also a Certified Practitioner of NLP and has attained the Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA). He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (NUS) and a Master of Business Administration (NUS) and holds a Diploma in Marketing from CIMUK. He is an active member of the International Association of Facilitators (IAF).