Accra hosts 7th Africa HR Leaders Conference

Accra is set to host the seventh annual African Human Resource Leaders Conference under the theme “Revolutionizing HR by Challenging the Status Quo” on 25-27 April 2018.

This conference is expected to be attended by over 150 delegates from both the private and public sector in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Liberia and many other African countries who will be addressed by over 30 local and international experts.

Speaking on behalf of OML Africa (the organizers), Anita Wiafe-Asinor said, ‘’As organizers of this annual convocation of African HR professionals, we have since 2010, kept the conviction of equipping participants with modern and practical HR content so they can compete equally with their counterparts anywhere globally. Our focus this year, is how HR can become more visible, relevant, respected, recognized, fit for purpose as well deliver value that impacts and clearly contributes to the bottom line of organizations.”

She added, “This is possible and essential to moving organizations forward specific to HR, company culture, talent acquisition, retention, engagement, performance, etc. We must challenge the status quo on the way HR thinks, the way management thinks about HR and the way employees see HR if HR is to impact positively in our various organizations!”

Conference delegates will be taken through a mixture of Keynote addresses, Master classes, Panel discussions and breakout sessions. Some confirmed speakers at this year’s conference include Dr Mrs Bernice Welbeck (Head, HR and Administration, Ghana Labour Commission); Anita Wiafe-Asinor, MD, OML Africa; Dr Janice Tagoe (Founder and MD, BJ Global); Ola Azeez(Group HR, Resort International, Nigeria) and William Easmon (HR Director, Barclays Bank).

Others are Nii Koi Kotey (Senior HR Business Partner, Ecobank); Emmaline Datey(Group HR, EIB Network); Senyo Adjabeng (author of “Career Tool Kit” and Labour expert); Kwaku Aboagye Acquaah( Learning and Development, Fidelity Bank) and Opeyemi Akinwoleola (CEO, Dropque, Nigeria).

Other expected experts include Philip Oti-Mensah (CEO, Omni Bank) and Samuel Leslie Adetola (Founder, Capital Group), Chris Mills (HR Director, Sub Saharan Region, Expro Gulf) and many other reputable HR luminaries. A key highlight of the seventh Africa HR Leaders Conference is a mock session at the Labour Commission with a real life case study, where participants will learn how to put case notes together for a Labour Commission hearing.
Some exciting topics to be discussed are:

o The Digital Work Place-How HR can Lead The Way
o Organizational Politics-Adapt or Die
o How Can HR Get a Seat at the Table With the CEO(Panel discussion)
o Video and Artificial Intelligence: HR’s New Breakout Technology Mix
o The Elephant in the Room-Is There Really a Shortage in Talent? (Panel discussion)
o The Evolution of HR Analytics-Does it Work?
o Digital Recruitment-New Technologies for Hiring Best-Fit Talent
o Dealing with Difficult People
o Effective Employee Engagement Strategies in a Multi Generational Workforce(Panel discussion)
o How to Challenge the Status Quo without Losing Your Job, etc

Organised by OML Africa, the Africa HR Leaders Conference is widely regarded as the leading event that brings together senior executives from the Human Resources, Administration, Benefit, Recognition, Reward, Talent, Organisational Development and Learning fields, Payroll, etc from some of the continent’s most successful organisations.

For more information and registration, contactwww.africahrleaders.comor email paul@omlafrica.com or call 0206367515

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