The Pakistan Society of Human Resource Management (PSHRM) and the Pakistan Society for Training and Development (PSTD) hosted Connex 2017 on Tuesday, 18 April 2017 at the Pearl Continental Hotel in Lahore. This event signals the first ever collaboration of PSTD and PSHRM to present the HR and Learning Conference in Lahore.
PSHRM and PSTD are independent, nonprofit and nongovernmental institutions, managed by honorary Boards of Governors Comprising of senior executives and human resources professionals from leading organizations in Pakistan.
Pakistan Society for Human Resource Management is committed to providing leadership in HR excellence. It is the professional association for HR practitioners and those involved in the business of people management. PSHRM offers professional learning and community building opportunities to its members and others in the HR profession by conducting workshops, seminars by prominent speakers and experiential learning programs for HR professionals. PSHRM is a full member of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM), a branch of the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA).
The conference was themed “People-Passion-Purpose” and brought together the most influential, forward-thinking HR leaders and senior executives from all over the country to discuss current issues, trends, and solutions to today’s organizations HR and Learning needs in the context of the theme. Ranging from HR Inspire sessions and Keynotes, to our CEO panel and debate, participants contribute as much as they learn.
Some of the prominent speakers at the conference will be Saquib Shirazi (CEO Atlas Honda), Dr. Musaddik Malik (Prime Minister’s Spokesperson), Shahid Hussain (CEO, Service Sales Corporation), Mudassir Aqil (CEO, Finca Microfinance), Monis Rehman (Chairman and CEO Naseeb Networks), Fariha Salahuddin (VP Global Talent, Business Lead Consumer Healthcare, GSK), Dr. James A. Tebbe (Rector, Forman Christian College), Faham Ahmed (HR Director, Pepsi Cola), Kanwer Anwer Saeed (VP PSHRM and CEO Ascend Group), Hasan Adnan Ahmed (Director HR, Coca Cola Icecek), Wasif Waseem (CEO, 360 Degree Corporation), Fatima Asad-Said (Regional Director, Abacus), Kamran Kiyani (Managing Director, Gem Learning), Saira Akbar (CEO, Global Management Consultants), Ahsan Qadir Qureshi (CHRO Fatima Group, Merajuddin Ahmed (Head of HR, Faysal Bank Ltd.), Zainab Khan (GM HR, Service Sales Corporation), Sanam Sheikh (National Capability Manager, Pepsi Cola), Khawaja Shariq Mustafa (Director Segments, Telenor) and Saad Mehmood Rashid (Business Manager, AkzoNobel Pakistan)
The conference was an opportunity for Business Leaders, HR Professionals and Learners to get a global perspective on best practices and solutions to current unique organizational challenges in the areas of Human Resources and Learning and Development.
PSHRM was invited to a recent meeting of the APFHRM held in Thailand. During this meeting, PSHRM was granted the Associate Membership of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management which has its presence in Australia, Bangladesh, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and now Pakistan.
In an ever-changing world where boundaries are becoming increasingly blurred and interconnectedness is increasing exposure and opportunities, HR Leaders must continue to evolve and rethink the way they attract, engage and manage people. It is increasingly crucial for HR to be at the core of the business, understanding key business challenges and developing innovative and workable solutions in real time with agility and speed. In order to do so, HR leaders must broaden their horizons and equip themselves with the necessary tools for change.
The PSHRM HR Leadership Journey is a program that brings together the greatest HR minds from Pakistan’s leading companies in an international setting to explore holistic solutions to the challenges that the new world of work presents. With a blend of renowned international facilitators, peer-to-peer learning and community building, this program allows the participants to use mindfulness and introspection to access their internal strengths, leading towards greater fulfillment and productivity. Conducted in Sri Lanka in 2016, the HR Leadership Journey was a great success!
The HR Development program focuses on conducting sessions for sharing best practices and other knowledge sharing sessions.
The recent sessions conducted by the Society have been:
Personality and its impact on leadership facilitated by Mr. Rahul Baswani
Authentic Leadership facilitated by Mr. Sarfaraz Rehman
The Impact of Creating Extraordinary Leadership To Build Your Desired Culture”Conducted by Mr. Scott Schweyer
Watch photos here.
The PSHRM HR Boot Camp is the result of a vision to create and build synergy amongst young, dynamic HR professionals. We achieve this by creating a vibrant culture of exchange and forging bonds which last a lifetime. Interactive events are selected by seasoned HR professionals to stretch participants mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Conducted annually since 2012, the HR Boot Camp is PSHRM’s signature program and has run 5 seasons to date. HR Boot Camp alumni are now about 150 individuals.
Watch the photos here.
PATH TO CHIMERA
2ND HR LEADERSHIP CONFLUENCE
Turkey, October 4-8, 2015
“Learn How to See. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” – Leonardo Da Vinci
Pakistan Society of Human Resource Management is dedicated to providing opportunities to HR Professionals for building networks, sharing best practices, latest trends in the fields of human, organizational as well as leadership development.
After the immense success of 1st HR Leadership Retreat in Chiang Mai, Thailand and three HR Boot Camps in 2012, 2013 and 2014 PSHRM is pleased to announce the 2nd HR Leadership Confluence in Turkey.