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Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI)


Powering Human Capital Since 1965

SHRI is a not-for-profit professional HR body which represents individual members (HR professionals, people managers, employers & business leaders) and corporate members (private & public sector organisations) across diverse sectors. Established in 1965, SHRI has been instrumental in building the HR brand in Singapore, in tandem with nation building efforts since Singapore’s independence in the same year. SHRI is a pioneer of The National Workplace Happiness Survey, The Singapore HR Awards, The Singapore HR Congress & Business-Connect Exposition and The Singapore HR Challenge for tertiary institutions.

In line with its vision to be the leading HR authority in Singapore, championing human capital excellence, SHRI is committed to advocating HR best practices, connecting a community of HR professionals and enhancing the HR profession.

APFHRM country reports

The members of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM) meet regularly to share ideas, perspectives and information relating to the practice of HR in the Asia Pacific region and their individual institutes. Below are the country reports for the Singapore.

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Major events

The Singapore HR Awards

Organised annually by SHRI, The Singapore HR Awards celebrate leading organisations and HR practitioners in their drive for impactful human capital strategies. It serves as a valuable platform to promote and recognise excellence within the HR profession in Singapore by highlighting HR best practices and individuals that have greatly impacted the quality of businesses and the workforce. Each year, leading HR trailblazers and people management practices are honoured and new benchmarks and standards for the HR profession are developed. Each leading award is a distinctive recognition by SHRI to mark the successes and accomplishments of people managers, thus further emphasising the importance of Singapore in putting human capital as a key business outcome.


SHRI Academy

SHRI Academy is a HR training institution which caters to the learning and development needs of adult learners. With a comprehensive education curriculum, SHRI Academy offers lifelong learning opportunities and a diverse range of academic programmes – from certificate to master degrees. SHRI Academy takes pride in working with prestigious partner, Edinburgh Napier University (UK).


SHRI Corporation

SHRI Corporate Learning & Consultancy Hub focuses on enabling knowledge acquisition and skills development at both corporate and individual levels, through training, certification, HR consultancy and shared services. Through collaborations with a global network of consultants, practitioners and trainers, SHRI Corp delivers complete, integrated and holistic solutions to level up human capabilities.


Primary publication

Human Capital Magazine


Human Capital is the official publication of SHRI and the oldest HR publication in Singapore. Human Capital represents an authoritative voice on people management, providing HR professionals with practical solutions to workplace challenges, recommending new approaches and innovative practices in all areas of HR management and development.


Our Member Countries

Sri Lanka Australia Bangladesh Fiji Hong Kong India Japan Malaysia New Zeeland Pakistan Papua New Guinea
Philippines Singapoor Thailand Taiwan Vietnam