HR Event in UAE: Government HR Summit to Address Top HR Challenges

August 4, 20158:07 am431 views

The 3rd Annual Government HR Summit is scheduled to be held from the 27th -29th October 2015 at the Ritz Carlton in Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal. The Government HR Summit is recognised as the biggest HR event for Government and public sector in the MENA region.

The current HR industry scenario in the Middle East and likewise globally is all about redefining the Human Capital function. In order to facilitate this powerful change, under the tagline “Putting people first: Driving innovation to achieve Human Excellence”, this summit will bring together leaders from all across the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) to exchange views on the key challenges faced  by human resource professionals and figure out means to collectively arrive at solutions to tackle these challenges.

Within the Human Capital function, the time has come to restructure and add new lines of thinking to deal with talent management, leadership, succession planning and other crucial factors that dictate the success of an organization.

Bringing the Human Resource function to the forefront, the third edition of annual Government HR Summit will see industry experts emphasize on the strategic importance of workforce development and discuss key regional and international best practices to overcome current challenges witnessed by the HR industry.

This summit aims to address complex human resource challenges in the UAE by bringing forth regional success stories of excellence along with expertise and insights from leading HR service partners.

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With e-learning spends projected at $560.7 million in the GCC, it is quite obvious that the focus of countries in the MENA is on developing the talent pool with different learning programs. This Summit has welcomed onboard CrossKnowledge (a part of the popular Wiley brand) as one of its platinum sponsors.

The challenges faced by the HR function of the public sector are considerably different from the private sector, especially in the MENA region where the strength of youth workforce is fast outpacing the count of government sector jobs. So a major focus is on developing the necessary skills for the youth through different techniques.

Matthew Santaspirt, Sales and Market Development Director for EMEA for Wiley said,” Innovation is the key as it helps HR professionals reach more individuals and adapt their training to continually evolving learning styles. Innovation allows us to create more meaningful learning pathways, and learning communities for individuals to share their knowledge and expertise.”

“Wiley has been transforming individuals and companies for more than 200 years, and with the governments in the Middle East we have the opportunity to help transform the entire region. Innovation is the core of our culture and strategy, and we design fast, engaging learning pathways and communities where individuals learn, share, compete and collaborate,” Matthew later added.

With a high success rate of influential attendees and regional interest, the HR Summit is set to cement its place as a leading event for HR influencers worldwide. If you are a human capital professional from the government, semi-government and government backed public or private sector companies, then this is one event you would not like to give it a miss.

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