While world leaders are concerned about the Wuhan Virus and its spread throughout the world, World Health Organization (WHO) has now declared that we have entered a global emergency. Companies are gearing towards disruption in workplaces, delays in delivery and lapses in manufacturing output. The Minister of Manpower has started to caution employers in preparing for the business contingencies and necessary work-place behaviors. Similarly, HR must ramp up its effort into making the workplace ready to cater for these emergences.
Whether you are managing an HR department or a project team, it is important to know how to prepare your workplaces to get the work done without disruptions. This HALF DAY workshop is to assist HR practitioners to prepare for these eventualities as the Trainer will be sharing with the participants on his experiences who has successfully ride through the SARs era. The session will focus on the essential preparations that HR needs and the participants will learn how to better prepare their workforce for the Business Contingency Planning (BCP) or any of these events.
(In view of the current COVID-19 situation, we will maintain small class size for all courses. Hotels (the venue of the training) has taken measures such as daily disinfecting of all seminar rooms, cleaning the lift buttons and door knobs, temperature taking for our participants and hand sanitizers are also available. Travel Declaration Form will be sent to all participants prior to the training sessions)
• Understanding the impact of the Wuhan virus epidemic affecting your workforce in Singapore and in the region, if you have regional responsibilities.
• Ensuring daily hygiene factors, temperature screening, reporting, identifying of critical staffing affecting the daily operations.
• Setting up of essential HR related polices with reference to Business Continuity Planning. What are some to these and how to affect them in times of need?
• Preparations for work rescheduling of essential workforce, workplace mobility and movement. Addressing affected staff who may have been affected by the virus or under isolation or quarantine.
• Sharing about the preparations when undergoing SARs at the workplaces.
• Factors or considerations in determining organizational preparedness.
• Essential reporting, HR preparations, workplace behavior and addressing isolated employees.
• Business Contingency Planning together with overall Operations to cater for workforce planning, mobility planning and critical staff manning. Supply chains, and customers affecting business continuity.
• Guidelines for traveling employees.
• Some essential HR policies and governance.
• Q & A session
Who should attend
• HR Executives and Managers, Regional HR practitioners, Managers and Supervisors
Adrian Wong has more than 30 years of experience as a Senior Regional HR Professional with many years of experience in diverse industry especially manufacturing, food and beverage, FMCG, Supply Chain, freight and logistics, consultancy and Information, education, financial ratings and research sectors.
He covers more than 12 countries in Asia Pacific from India to Japan, China and down south to New Zealand. He led HR teams in different countries reporting to him and covers the full spectrum of HR activities: talent acquisition, total rewards, training and development including change management, HR Operations and benefits for the region. His experience covers a number of Mergers and Acquisitions, takeovers, HR workforce restructuring, corporate social responsibility, HR Outsourcing, Employee communications, Industrial and Union negotiation, etc. His experience includes Corporate Internal Trainer for Management Leadership Programs, Crestcom leadership programs for First Line managers, Business Development programs, Leadership transition Programs and certified DISC facilitator.
While he was with the Supply Chain Industry, he has responsibility over Quality, Safety and Environment covering Asia pacific countries and directs ISO Quality certification programs, 1800 safety management and 1400 Environment programs for the group. He also developed the leadership management program jointly with NUS Business Management School for young leaders and covers the Exel Way launch for Asia. While he was working with Exel, he directed the HR team for implementation of the SARs program throughout Asia working closely with the respective HR regional managers.
Adrian obtained his MBA with Aston University and his MA in Human Development with the George Washington University. He is a Singapore Certified Management Consultant and a qualified IHRP-SP.
• 25 March 2020 (2nd Run)
Duration / Venue
• Half day
• 9 am to 1 pm
• Hotel Grand Pacific Singapore
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded at the end of the course.
• S$ 250 for Community
• S$ 280 for Non-Subscribers
• Coffee & tea with snacks during the morning breaks
• Buffet lunch with vegetarian & halal options
Past Participants' Comments
Past Participant Organisations
• Aryzta Singapore Pte Ltd
• Battery Power International Pte Ltd
• Tata Communications International Pte Ltd, The Work Project Management Pte Ltd
• U Distribution Pte Ltd