Leader HRM Consulting, Price WaterhouseCoopers Management
Consulting Services, Belgium
in the Brussels office, Philippe Houssiau has several
years of experience in line management positions and consulting
for major multinational companies with a strong emphasis on
strategic change and people management. Before joining PricewaterhouseCoopers,
Phillipe successfully implemented a far-reaching restructuring
programme throughout Europe in his capacity as European Human
Resources Director for Raylen Corporation.
Presentation - Thursday 14 September, 9.00 - 10.30am
Enhancing Business Performance through
Leveraging Human Capital is key if organisations are to tackle
today's business challenges. Enterprises are looking for a
competitive advantage wherever it may lie; process improvement,
better investment in people, wiser selection and deployment
of technologies. Companies are being valued more on their
intellectual capital resident in their key talent. As a result
HR is being called upon to enhance business performance and
is taking advantage of technology which will drive faster,
better, cheaper HR services. The way these services are packaged
and provided to employees becomes an organisation's competitive
advantage. This is HR e-business, and needs to be leveraged
in workforce management to:
the organisation in workforce planning and managing
seamless interaction among all the employee service organisations,
suppliers and employees
services to employees and expand employee window of access
easy access to information
workforce administration costs
all a voice
will discuss the issues above and will provide practical examples
where HR e-business is enhancing business performance.
Mills is an internationally recognised authority in the
fields of sales, negotiation, influence and motivation and
is the author of 22 books. His prolific output includes Just
Do It, Be Positive and Sales Secrets. He
is also the author of The Mental Edge: Unlocking the Secrets
of Inner Selling. A top class speaker he has been a keynote
speaker at international conferences held by groups such as
International Association of Business Communications and Sales
and Marketing Executives Institute. Harry works with some
of Australasia's most successful companies, including Toyota,
Lexus, PricewaterhouseCoopers, AMP and WestpacTrust.
Presentation - Thursday 14 September, 12:30 2:30pm (Lunch
Artful Persuasion: Skills and Strategies
This presentation addresses the skills and strategies required
for people to influence outcomes in organisations. Harry will
peel away the mystery that surrounds the psychology of influence
and reveal how the world's most persuasiv politicians, spin-
doctors, admen and salespeople work their magic. He will reveal
the secrets of the master influencers: the Roosevelts, Churchills,
Lincolns and Hitlers. Learn how to command attention, change
minds and influence the decision-makers.
Discover where the real power lies and how to persuade others
to listen, and to respond to your requests.
Global Learning Resources Inc, USA
Wheeler is President of Global Learning Resources, a consulting
and training company focused on assisting organisations to
develop robust, business-focused corporate education strategies.
Global Learning Resources also helps organisations build world
class recruiting functions using the latest technologies,
including the Internet. He is co-director of a consortium
sponsored by the California based Institute for the Future,
focused on the Future of Corporate and Executive Education
in the 21st Century. This consortium is exploring leading
edge practices in corporate education, web-based training
and executive development.
Most recently Kevin was the Senior Vice President for Staffing
and Workforce Development at the Charles Schwab Corporation
in San Francisco. In this role he was responsible for worldwide
recruiting and for developing human capital through a variety
of programmes including those delivered through Schwab University
for which he had responsibility as well.
Previously, Kevin worked in Thailand as the Vice President
of Human Resources for Alphatec Electronics, Inc. Prior to
his assignment in Thailand, Kevin spent 16 years at National
Semiconductor Corporation in a variety of human resource roles.
He is author of numerous articles on human resource development,
career development, recruiting, and on establishing corporate
universities. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and
is a prolific writer.
Presentation Thursday 14 September, 4:30 - 5:45pm
Measuring the Effectiveness of HR in
The Internet changes how we think about paper, space, time,
people, growth, value, markets, efficiency, transactions and
expectations. This session will cover how the HR practitioner
can harness the technology available to meet the changing
needs of organisations.
Manager HR, P&O Nedlloyd
Porter is currently General Manager HR, P&O Nedlloyd, working
at a strategic level as part of the Senior Executive Team. She
has worked in the shipping industry for the whole of her career,
starting as a ship broker in the United Kingdom in the late
1970s and moving into general management roles in Hong Kong
before settling in New Zealand in 1987. A change of focus in
1993 saw Jenny move into organisation development and undertake
major change management programmes.
Presentation - Friday 15 September 2:30 -3:45pm
HR as an Integral Part of Business
Jenny is operating a very successful HR system in a very competitive
environment, and is actually involved in all business decision-making
at the senior level. Jenny will talk about HR as an integral
part of the business, and how she has communicated the many
changes and interventions to achieve successful outcomes for
her organisation. She is way ahead of her time - both as an
HR manager operating at the level she does within the company,
and as a woman who has broken through the barriers in a very
male dominated industry.
TO THE NEW GALAXY!
Guide and facilitator of inspiration' for this conference
is Mary-Alice Arthur. Mary-Alice will be using her
unique approach and pioneering experience to guide us through
the conference. She is perhaps best known through her work
at the New Zealand Tourism Board, where she initiated and
managed the KiwiHost programme, gaining a national reputation
for her innovative approach and ability to create and encourage
vision. Since 1996 Mary-Alice has been a facilitator, coach
and storyteller, working with individuals and groups of all
types to galvanise reflection, synthesis and action.