تحت رعاية معالي/ السيد سعد ابراهيم الخراز
وزير الشؤون الاجتماعية
Under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Saad Ebrahim Al Kharaz
Minister of Social Affairs and Labor
المؤتمر الخليجي الخامس لتنمية الموارد البشرية
The 5th GCC Human Resources Conference
11 – 12 December 2019 Jumeirah Hotel, Kuwait
Human Resource Management is playing the role of a strategic business partner and the key differentiator in the business growth, development of any organization. This conference seeks to address and enable HR professionals to lead and develop their organizations’ greatest assets -its people.
In its fifth edition, the GCC Human Resources Conference will feature an amazing selection of regional and international speakers and thought leaders who will cover a range of topics crucial to the ongoing development and success of HR in the public and private sectors.
This conference is the place to find the best HR thinkers and practitioners in the region today. It offers a unique opportunity to debate, challenge and disrupt our current thinking; moving beyond best practice advice and towards revolutionizing the way we do business. Attendees will hear from experts and peers, learn about new trends and strategies, and share inspiring ideas that will help them design and build the people centric organizations of the future.
11 – 12 December 2019 Jumeirah Hotel, Kuwait
- HR admin and strategy
- Talent management
- HR Technology
- Business transformation
- People analytics
- Employee engagement
- Employee experience
- Employee Wellbeing & Happiness
Who Should Attend?
- Chief executives and Chairmen
- Chief human resource officers
- HR Directors, Heads of Talent & Resourcing
- Heads of HR functions
- HR Managers
- Chief operating officers
- Chief social responsibility officers
- Chief marketing officers
- Chief strategy officers
- Chief diversity officers
- Heads of diversity, equality and inclusion
- Analysts and consultants
- HR professionals
- Training & development
Design thinking could be described as a human-centric structured, creative approach to problem solving that leads to solutions that work better for people.
By adopting design thinking principles, professionals are able to better understand human needs and design memorable experiences throughout the (internal) customer lifecycle. Design thinking provides the ability to decipher complex problems. By using design thinking techniques, teams have the capacity to transform work cultures and become more innovative, which in turn positively impacts the brand and the business.
This course equips participants with the methodology and tools of design thinking and helps them:
• Utilise these tools effectively to solve complex business-related problems and challenges
• Perform hands-on activities that facilitate understanding of the ‘design thinking mindset’
• Understand core concepts of design thinking such as empathy, brainstorming, prototyping and storytelling
• This program offers extensive classroom training, which includes learning through activity-based projects
This classroom training is designed as a hands-on experience. The activity of the classroom training is a balanced mix of Design Thinking for Professionals is a new way of designing programs so the most important thing you can bring is an intention to learn something completely new. Come with an open mindset and we supply the rest.
All classroom progress is facilitated by our subject matter expert through multiple components such as case studies, quizzes and class participation.
Through the duration of the course participants will be exposed to:
• Interactive lectures and group/breakout exercises
• Case study driven content
• Group facilitation, team building and presentations theory and practice.
In this workshop you will gain practical tools in user empathy, idea generation and low-fidelity prototyping, as well as crash and learn methodologies.
You will receive high quality and engaging course materials with relevant case studies, Design Thinking tools and practical tips, along with a range of take-away tools for practical implementation.
MEET YOUR COURSE DIRECTOR
Frederik Haentjens is a Human Capital & Organisational Transformation author, keynote speaker and executive with a focus on Organization Design (OD), Design Thinking, (internal) Customer Experience, Digital Transformation and Disruptive. He blends 20 years expertise providing a human-centered, design-based approach. He helps Middle Eastern, African and Asian organisations in the public and private sectors to achieve their business challenges. He has also setup multiple OD units over the last few years for companies like SABIC, Al Rajhi Bank, GIB and various semi-governmental and ministerial bodies in the GCC.
With his multi-industry experience, Frederik ensures that his clients are capable and prepared to execute current and future organisational strategies and meet business goals. He is a strategic professional who works directly with senior executives to align leadership vision, behaviors/practices, culture, measures, strategic workforce planning, performance and organisation development. He is a creative thinker, designer, problem solver, and decision maker. He has strong communication, interpersonal relations, coaching/mentoring, change management, and collaborative skills.
Frederik has worked for, or with, GCC Finance (Al Rajhi Bank, GIB), Asian Hotel/Resorts (Conrad), Mining in Central Africa (Sherritt), Petrochemicals (SABIC, SADARA), Technology (SIEMENS, Cyber Security Agencies), European & Gulf Governmental organisations (Ministry of Interior, Municipalities), Consulting (KPMG, Willis Towers Watson) & Defense (EADS/Airbus).
Jumeirah Hotel, Kuwait
CONFERENCE FEE300 kWD
CONFERENCE & WORKSHOP FEE400 kWD
WORKSHOP FEE150 kWD