What’s coming next? How can we keep up with the rapid pace of change in the world further accelerated by a Pandemic.
Tom Haak will open our conference with an overview of the important trends in HR, and how the digital transformation of HR will create opportunities to increase the impact of HR
In this session we would be covering;
DATE & TIME: 18th June | 9:00am – 10:30am (WAT)
The world has changed within the last few months and every business has been impacted. Whilst business leaders understand the importance of employee engagement, we’re looking at engagement through a very different lens now.
The new employee engagement means helping our employees cultivate resilience and stay connected as employees want to feel empowered
This session helps you understand how HR can articulate the value of the new employee engagement to get the required.
DATE & TIME: 18th June | 10:30am – 11:15am (WAT)
A degree followed by a few years of experience was the formula for a stable career path, neither of them guarantees stability any more. During a pandemic, skills become precious not the degree.
In this session we look at the three shifts that are converging within Learning and Development – the abundance of content, the use of technology to reskill / upskill and most importantly understanding the learning preference of the learner. Talent development programmes must now be personalized and yet foster an innovative mindset in face of the rapid changing economic landscape.
DATE & TIME: 18th June | 11:30am – 12:15pm (WAT)
Given the existing corporate landscape, how can HR help organizations survive during these critical times?
This interactive session aims to identify how HR professionals can be the heroic leaders of the response, because most of the issues encountered have to do with people: remote work, embracing gig work in a more significant way, giving people help with their children at home because they’re now home-schooled. For us in HR, there exist a heroic opportunity waiting to be explored
DATE & TIME: 18th June | 12:30pm – 1:15pm (WAT)
Think like a CEO before acting like a CHRO.
We take a look into the mind of Business Leaders on their expectations from HR during this period as businesses strive for survival.
Don’t come expecting to hear your typical HR deliverables.
DATE & TIME: 18th June | 1:30pm – 2:15pm (WAT)
In this session we explore how organizations can further optimize business performance by leveraging on technology tools.
While remote work requires the right technology and tools to keep employees connected, equally important is the way teams are managed to achieve the desired results.
DATE & TIME: 18th June | 2:30pm – 3:15pm (WAT)
Agile HR transforms the fundamental principles of Human Resources into human-centric people practices. But what does it look like in reality, and how do HR teams make a start?
Firstly, we’ll look at Agile for HR, and how HR professionals can embrace the mindset and tools within their own teams and projects. A movement that has the potential to reinvent the HR operational model and modernize the profession.
Secondly, we’ll discuss HR for Agile, and explore HR’s role in helping organizations transform and how to redesign existing HR practices to enrich the employee experience and enable business agility.
DATE & TIME: 18th June | 3:30pm – 4:15pm (WAT)
In this interactive session we look at how the HR function plays a huge role in national development and explore how to leverage on our human capital potential as a competitive advantage.
DATE & TIME: 19th June | 9:00am – 9:45am (WAT)
The global pandemic has created unprecedented challenges to all institutions. For HR leaders, the pressures has been immense. To help their organizations and their people thrive in the new normal.
This session looks at how HR leaders can focus their efforts to support their organizations as they transition from crisis to what’s coming next, and a future that will not look like the past.
DATE & TIME: 19th June | 10:00am – 10:45am (WAT)
When it comes to Covid-19’s impact on reward, depending on the nature of the business it’s either been feast or famine.
From a greater focus on financial benefits to compensation for ‘hazardous’ jobs, employee wellness etc, the post-pandemic reward landscape would look quite different
This sessions is designed to give HR professionals insights and information that can help them realign their reward strategies as organizations can’t simply return to pre-pandemic reward assumptions.
DATE & TIME: 19th June | 11:00am – 11:45am (WAT)
Digital Dexterity is all about the precision and speed with which organizations respond to disruptions in its industry caused by new digital technologies. For most companies, “digital dexterity ” is an intimidating concept which many associate with painful change management and technology implementation.
In this session we would focus on how to keep transformation process simple, while making it more effective in driving the required change.
DATE & TIME: 19th June | 12:00pm – 12:45pm (WAT)
HR has evolved to accommodate the entire employee experience (EX), however, with the world changing around us we have a once-in-a career opportunity to transform our hiring processes and embrace the value of technology.
This session will explore the changes many businesses are making to their hiring processes in light of the pandemic, whilst highlighting the longer term benefits of making these digital transformations.
We also learn how analytics is helping companies predict the shift required in their workforce and align between external talent and talent already in the organization – the people that you already know are a great fit to fulfil a new role in your organization. The outcome is not only reduced recruiting spend, but also a much more engaged, future-ready workforce.
DATE & TIME: 19th June | 1:00pm – 1:45pm (WAT)
Based on the 2019 African Tech Startups Funding Report, African tech startups, with 311 companies secured $491.6 million worth of investment in 2019 and Nigeria got 24.8% of that fund. There are interest around the technology space in Nigeria as investors are willing to have a slice of prosperity in the country, most especially in Lagos which has been dubbed – Africa’s Silicon Valley.
In this session, we see how organizations can leverage on the growing base of tech talent, as they prioritize investments in digital capabilities.
We also see how HR leaders have a crucial role to play in the digital transformation process – the acquisition and retention of digital talent, the development of digital skills across the employee population, and the fostering of digital understanding at senior leadership levels will all be priorities.
DATE & TIME: 19th June | 2:00pm – 2:45pm (WAT)
This interactive session will have the panel discussion based on practical experience, how Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and new technology forms would impact the HR function.
DATE & TIME: 19th June | 3:00pm – 4:15pm (WAT)