ICEDR Emerging Talent Leaders Program - Asia Pacific

Mar 31, 2015 - Apr 01, 2015

Overview

Mar 31, 2015 - Apr 01, 2015

Singapore
The ICEDR Emerging Talent Leaders Program - Asia Pacific is hosted by Singapore Management University.

Sponsor companies may send 4 participants. Partner business schools may send 1 participant.

About the Program
Companies have come to believe that the best way to achieve competitive advantage is through leveraging human resources strategically. The key question is: do your organization’s talent professionals in Asia Pacific have the strategic thinking skills, action orientation and business acumen required to help your company achieve its objectives? The ICEDR Emerging Talent Leaders Program - Asia Pacific has been created to help your organization develop these critical capabilities in your next generation talent professionals in Asia Pacific.

Program Topics
- Large-Scale Competitive Trends in Asia
- Developing a Human Capital Strategy Across the Region
- Creating a Game-Changing Talent Strategy
- Innovations in Learning and Leadership

Learning Process
- Renowned faculty present their most recent thinking and lead participant discussions
- Senior corporate HR executives from leading companies present case examples of HR effectiveness
- Facilitated peer discussions and back-home action planning

Learning Objectives

  • Understand cutting edge practices in talent management globally and locally in the region.
  • Learn about strategic trends that impact talent management in the region.
  • Gain insights into new challenges and proposed actions for rising HR executives.
  • Build a network of other high potential talent management executives at world-class companies in the region.

Who Should Attend

Sponsor companies may send 4 participants. Partner business schools may send 1 participant.
The ICEDR Emerging Talent Leaders Program—Asia Pacific is intended for individuals who are, for example:
- A Regional HR head or one or two moves away from the top HR job in their region
- Head of the HR function for a business unit
- Global HR Directors, responsible for a component of the corporate HRD operation worldwide
- At a career midpoint, with about 10 years of experience in HR

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Faculty

Kevin Asbjörnson

Managing Director and Global Executive Coach, Inspire Imagine Innovate

Caroline Buhagiar

Principal Consultant, Jump Start Consultancy

Fermin Diez

Advisory Board Member, Singapore Management University

Theresa Fitzpatrick

Senior HR Manager Singapore and APAC, Microsoft

Tanvi Gautam

Program Director, Singapore Management University & Founder and Managing Partner, Global People Tree

Katharina Lange

Program Director, SMU Executive Development

Shagun Malik

Senior Vice President, Performance & Rewards, HSBC Singapore

Thomas Menkhoff

Professor of Organisational Behaviour & Human Resources, Singapore Management University

Michael Netzley

Academic Director, SMU Executive Development

Virginia Sharma

Director, Marketing, Talent Solutions, Asia Pacific, LinkedIn

Richard R. Smith

Senior Lecturer, Singapore Management University

Rahul Varma

Chief Learning Officer, Accenture

Steve Wyatt

Affiliated Professor, Strategy and Management Practice Executive Director, Singapore Management University

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Schedule

Tuesday, 31 March

8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast and Registration

9:00-9:20 Welcome and Introduction
- Steve Wyatt, Executive Director, SMU Executive Development

9:20-10:30 Competitive Trends in Asia: Is there a War for Talent (if so, how is it being won?)
- Caroline Buhagiar, Principal Consultant, Jump Start Consultancy

10:30-10:50 Break

10:50-12:30 Knowledge-Sharing Exercise - How Managers and Leaders Learn their Craft: The Role of Assignments, Coaching, Network Cultivation, and Corporate Academies
- Katharina Lange, Program Director, SMU Executive Development

12:30-13:45 Luncheon

13:45-15:00 Creating a Game-Changing Talent Strategy
- Tanvi Gautam, Program Director, SMU Executive Development
- Virginia Sharma, Director, Marketing, Talent Solutions, Asia Pacific, LinkedIn
- Kathy Tingate, Head of Organizational Effectiveness and Business Management, HR IIB, ANZ
- Rahul Varma, Chief Learning Officer, Accenture

15:00-15:30 Break

15:30-17:00 Knowledge-Sharing Exercise - How Talent Strategies Contribute to Building a Competitive Capacity
- Fermin Diez, Advisory Board Member, Singapore Management University

17:00-18:00 Networking Reception at Singapore Management University

Wednesday, 1 April

8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:30 Knowledge Sharing Exercise - Management and Leadership Challenges: Asian Transformation
- Michael Netzley, Academic Director, SMU Executive Development

10:30-11:00 Break

11:00-12:45 Company Panel Presentation - Developing a Human Capital Strategy across the Region
- Rick Smith, Senior Lecturer, Singapore Management University
- Theresa Fitzpatrick, Senior HR Manager, Singapore and APAC, Microsoft and Sital Ruparelia, Executive Recruitment and Talent Planning, Microsoft
- Shagun Malik, SVP, Performance & Rewards, HSBC Singapore
- Elizabeth Strong, Human Resources Manager Asia, Qantas

12:45-13:45 Luncheon

13:45-14:45 Human Capital Leadership in Asia
- Rick Smith, Senior Lecturer, Singapore Management University

14:45-15:00 Break

15:00-16:15 Global Mindset - A Competitive Talent Differentiator of Emerging and High Potential Asian Leaders
- Kevin Asbjornson, Managing Director and Global Executive Coach, Inspire Imagine Innovate

16:15-16:30 Closing Remarks
- SMU Team

*schedule is subject to change

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Advance Prep

A Whole New Global Mindset for Leadership

Please read this article in advance of Kevin Asbjörnson’s April 1 session. Please also bring the article with you as he will reference it during his talk.

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Advance Preparation Instructions

Please open these Advance Preparation Instructions to see what article has been selected for you to read and bring with you to ICEDR's Emerging Talent Leaders Program - Asia Pacific.

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Travel

The program will take place at the Singapore Management University campus in the Bras Basah area. The program will start on March 31 at 8:30 AM and end at 16:30 on April 1. Please plan your travel accordingly.

Singapore Management University
SMU Administration Building
81 Victoria Street
Singapore 188065
+65 6828 0100

Getting There
The SMU Campus is about a 20-minute drive from Singapore Changi International Airport (no traffic). The campus and area hotels are accessible by bus, shuttle service, rapid transit and private car. Taxis are easily available at Changi International Airport. There is an MRT train to and from the airport, a roughly 35-minute journey (http://www.transitlink.com.sg/eservice/eguide/rail_idx.php). Please note that there is a S$15 departure tax incorporated into tickets issued and paid in Singapore. If this tax has not been billed into your ticket, the tax will require payment at the airport check-in counter.

Accommodations
NOTE: Hotel reservations must be made by the participants.
For participants who need hotel accommodations, there is a range of hotels located within short walking distance of the campus. Please download the list at the bottom of this page and mention SMU when you make your reservation to obtain the reduced rates.

Dress
Comfortable, casual clothing is recommended for the entire program.

Meals
A continental breakfast buffet and lunch will be served near our meeting room at Singapore Management University. After the end of the session on 31 March, we will have a reception on the campus for all participants. The reception will be informal, fun and important for networking with program faculty and participants. Everyone is strongly encouraged to attend. Note: If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Jackie Dufault (jdufault@icedr.org) ASAP so that we may make arrangements.

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Presentations

Global Mindset – A Competitive Talent Differentiator of Emerging & High Potential Asian Leaders

Kevin Asbjörnson discusses Global Mindset – A Competitive Talent Differentiator of Emerging & High Potential Asian Leaders during ICEDR's Emerging Talent Leaders Program in Singapore.

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Competitive Trends in Asia: Is There a War for Talent?

Caroline Buhagiar discusses Competitive Trends in Asia: Is There a War for Talent (if so, how is it being won?) during ICEDR's Emerging Talent Leaders Program in Singapore.

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Candidate First: The Art & Science of Recruiting Like a Marketer

Virginia Sharma from LinkedIn discusses Candidate First: The Art & Science of Recruiting Like a Marketer during ICEDR's Emerging Talent Leaders Program in Singapore.

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Talent Strategies for the Asian Region

Rahul Varma, Chief Learning Officer, Accenture discusses Asia's talent challenges and opportunities at the ICEDR Emerging Talent Leaders Program - Asia Pacific.

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Participant List

This is the participant list for ICEDR's Emerging Talent Leaders Program in Singapore, 2015.

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Creating a Game-Changing Talent Strategy

Professor Tanvi Gautam discusses Creating a Game-Changing Talent Strategy during ICEDR's Emerging Talent Leaders Program in Singapore.

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