Accra gets ready to host the fifth annual African Human Resource Leaders conference under the theme “Evolve, Execute, Add Value” on 30 March- 1April 2016.
This conference is expected to be attended by over 100 delegates from both the private and public sector in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and many other African countries who will be addressed by over 30 local and international experts.
Delegates are expected to be addressed by a highly powered faculty including Dr Theophilus Tshukudu (University of Botswana);Ola Azeez (Fellow, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, Nigeria); Tina Muparadzi( HR Director, Bharti Airtel);CK Bruce(CEO, Innovare); Marina Milantoni (Regional HR Director, Huawei) and Godwin Yamoah (Head, Admin and Human Capital, Anglogold Ashanti).
Others are Stella Appiah-Nkansah (HR Director, Vodafone Ghana); and Emma Wenani (HR Director, Global Media Alliance)Representatives from the International Labour Organisation (speaking on Work Place Preparedness for the Menacing Ebola Virus); the Trade Union Congress (on Strengthening HR, Management and the Union working relationship); Ghana Labour Commission (on Common Labour Disputes and How to Avoid Them) as well as Adeniyi Oromalaran (Chief Resource Officer, Nehemiah Resources) and Billie Richardson(Employee Wellness Coach and CEO, Corporate Counseling Ltd) will address this important gathering of African HR professionals.
The 5th annual African HR conference will be made up of keynote addresses, master classes, panel discussions and case studies. Some key highlights of the 3-day conference will be a, an evening cocktail and the official re-launch of Personnel Messenger magazine.
Announcing this important event, Anita Wiafe-Asinor, Managing Director of OML Africa, the organizers, said “In our special fifth anniversary edition, we are specifically looking at how HR can become more visible, relevant, respected, recognized, fit for purpose and deliver value that impacts and clearly contributes to the bottom line.
This year’s conference will focus on how the HR department can streamline HR administration through HR technology such as software, outsourcing and electronic systems.”
“We are also looking at evolving HR practice from administrative experts to strategic business HR management.
A special panel discussion will look at ways of. There will also be special attention on Employee Wellness and Health plus many strategic insights to key HR issues”, she added.
She continued, ‘’As organizers of this annual convocation of African HR professionals, to get the right solutions, delegates need to hear from business and HR experts who can provide insights into how to overcome people management challenges.
Our expert speakers will share what has worked for them and leading practitioners will bring the latest trends, tools and skills that will equip delegates to make an immediate difference to their organizations.” Conference delegates will be equipped to:
· Develop the skills and behaviors needed to engage employees
· Develop a dedicated workforce that is ready to step up to the challenges of change
· Discover solutions to key HR issues in managing people, organizational development and effectiveness
· Learn new ways to manage people. Update their knowledge in current HR trends and discourse in Africa