India set to host Global HRD conference in February

KATHMANDU: India will host the World Human Resource Development (HRD) Congress which is scheduled form February 11 to 13, 2010, at Taj Lands End in Mumbai.

The World HRD Congress will this year focus

on the theme — ‘The New HR Challenge — Innovative Talent Strategies for tough times’.

Nepal is also taking

part in the global gathering of the human resource development managers that is one of the keys in progress of any institution in the recent years.

The congress will

bring together the best thought leaders, gurus, practitioners and professionals from over 63 countries and is a unique opportunity for human resources professionals to benchmark human resource skills and competencies with global leaders.

“The World HRD Congress will be an executive level retreat in which

participants will review Evolving Trends in HRM that could change their paradigms on leading

people at work,” said the conference organiser.

It will provide an

opportunity to acquire skills to maximise competencies and become a more knowledgeable contributor to the organisation.

Besides networking

opportunities, the conference offers unique in-depth approaches to understanding important workplace issues that

affect an organization’s viability in today’s fast-paced business environment.

Dave Ulrich, Professor of Business, University of Michigan and partner RBL Group will give the presentation on ‘Marshalling Talents in Today’s Time’ during the conference on February 12, 2010.

On the third day of the conference, Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice, London Business School, will hold a special workshop on ‘Hot Spots’.

The Global HR Excellence Awards ceremony will be also held during the conference on February 12.