The 8th Africa Human Resource Leaders Conference, under the theme “Leading Africa’s HR Professionals Successfully into the Future Work Place” and organized by OML Africa has ended successfully in Accra.
The 2-day event was attended by nearly 100 Human Resource professionals and people in management who were addressed by a panel of seasoned experts from Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa. This important event was sponsored by SAP Africa and Persol Systems Ltd.
A key highlight at the conference was a presentation by Tshifhiwa Dombo, Principal Consultant - SAP ERP HCM SAP, South Africa who spoke on “'Improved Human Resource Processes to Lead Business Transformation”. He told delegates, “Improving and automating people processes is the key driver for better business results. Organizational management, people transactions and payroll processes can be simplified. HR professionals need to act more proactively and ensure they get measurable results from talent management suits to improve HR practices and talent development strategies”.
Other speakers included Dr. Olayiwola Oladapo, Director Strategy, CIPM Nigeria; Kwamina Amoasi-Andoh, Former National Programme Manager, ILO SCORE Project; Philip Oti-Mensah, Executive Director, OmniBSIC Bank; and Anita Wiafe-Asinor, Managing Consultant, OML Africa.
Other notable speakers were Dr Mrs Bernice Welbeck, Director, Administration and HR, National Labour Commission; Anthony Abavelim, SAP Consulting Associate, Persol; Gabriella Koranteng, Director & HR Practitioner, PM Renaissance; Eric Kwaku Mensah, eCrime Bureau; and many other reputable experts who took delegates through a mix of plenary sessions, masterclasses, practical workshops, keynote addresses, video and wellness
Some hot topics discussed at the event included "Learning and Development-Survival in an Age of Disruption"; "The Role of HR in Mitigating Threats of Insider Recruitment for Cyber Crimes"; “The Looming Tsunami of the New World of Work: The Strategic Imperatives for Work, the Workplace and the Workforce in Africa"; “How to Create an Engaged, Aligned & High-Performing Workforce"; and “How to Use Performance Improvement Plans to Fairly Terminate Employment”
Attending the 8th Africa HR Leaders conference were HR Directors and Managers, Heads of HR, Group HR, Talent Acquisition Managers, Training and Development Managers, etc from reputable organizations such as World Vision Int. Ghana; West Blue Consulting; Fidelity Bank Plc;CAMFED Ghana; Activa International Insurance; Ghana National Gas Company; Office of the President;Golden Star Wassa Ltd; Societe General; Ministry of Transport; AH Hotels; Jobberman; Right to Play Ghana; Ghana Commercial Bank; Ghana Venture Capital Trust; Adamus Resources; GC Net; Kinross Chirano Gold Mines; Ghana Trade Fair Authority; Papaye; Multikids Academy; CDD Ghana; West Africa Gas Pipeline Company; Calbank; Lapaz Community Hospital and many others.