Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Human Resource conference gets underway on Wednesday

According to President of HRMAJ, Karl Williams, the annual conference is designed to provide HR professionals and team leaders with a platform to regroup, share ideas and learn from industry experts

According to President of HRMAJ, Karl Williams, the annual conference is designed to provide HR professionals and team leaders with a platform to regroup, share ideas and learn from industry experts

With a view to arm HR professionals and team leaders with information to respond to the ever-changing landscape of industries, the Human Resource Management Association of Jamaica (HRMAJ) kicks off its annual conference today Wednesday, November 14 at the Knutsford Court Hotel.

The three-day conference, which will end on Friday, November 16 features numerous expert speakers covering a range of topics under the Theme: “The Agile Enterprise… powered by Bold Innovative Teams” while running on the tracks –Technology, Productivity and Performance, HR and Innovation, Culture and Policies along with Procedures.

According to President of HRMAJ, Karl Williams, the annual conference is designed to provide HR professionals and team leaders with a platform to regroup, share ideas and learn from industry experts. This will aid in the personal and professional development of the HR talent pool, provide enterprise leaders with opportunities to absorb HR principles required for agility and the transformation of their organisations.

 “The conference will be rich with information, with both international and local speakers sharing their knowledge in the various areas of focus and the intention is that the participants will leave with a greater sense of boldness from the insights and understandings to enable them to be the champions for change” Williams noted.

On the opening day of the conference, the keynote address will be made by Dr. Manfred van Veghel, Director and Founder of Ecosense Consulting; he is also an Agile Programme Manager and Coach. EcoSense is a consultancy and training organisation that is focused on innovative change management approaches, with current trends in Europe and America focusing on agility and creating responsive enterprises. The company notes that it helps organizations become more sustainable and flexible to be able to adopt the changes and challenges facing today’s world.

Other major highlights for the conference include the announcement of the HRMAJ Member of the Year, HR Innovation and Icon Award winners.

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