WORKFORCE MOBILTY, AGILITY & CONTINUITY - Monday, 27 July 2020


WORKFORCE MOBILTY, AGILITY & CONTINUITY

Building Competitive Advantage Through Workforce Mobility, Agility & Continuity

The currently COVID-19 pandemic is a test for businesses to prove their workforce mobility and agility. Whoever is worthy will emerge and gain competitive advantage. It is imperative now more than ever for businesses to implement business and workforce continuity management practices and enabling mobility and agility in the midst of chaos.

  • Reiterating the importance of leadership and communication to guide businesses through crisis
  • Identifying members of your leadership roundtable to ensure decision if of minimal risk
  • Discussing top 3 challenges faced addressing BCM in the respective industry 
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Rahul Kalia

Head of HR APAC
Bayer CropScience

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Sonali Roychowdhury

Regional Human Resources Director
Procter & Gamble

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Ingo Laubender

Head of People
Foodpanda

10:00 am - 10:05 am Chairperson Opening Address

Rahul Kalia - Head of HR APAC, Bayer CropScience
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Rahul Kalia

Head of HR APAC
Bayer CropScience

10:50 am - 11:20 am Approaching the Management of COVID-19 Outbreak to Help Business Manage Crisis and Ensuring Business Continuity

Ingo Laubender - Head of People, Foodpanda
  • Implementing split team initiative and people policy to manage outbreak
  • Going beyond policies, practicing empathy and addressing concerns to support employees
  • Getting buy-in from stakeholders for bolder, longer-term policies and initiatives 
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Ingo Laubender

Head of People
Foodpanda

11:20 am - 11:50 am 70-80% Adoption of Flexible Work through Employee Mobility Plans in Business Continuity Management Practices

Sonali Roychowdhury - Regional Human Resources Director, Procter & Gamble
  • Exploring the different programs for flexible work practices
  • Learning how to manage paradigm shift from traditional work practices to flexible work practices
  • Encouraging the adoption of programme in a multigenerational workforce
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Sonali Roychowdhury

Regional Human Resources Director
Procter & Gamble

11:50 am - 12:20 pm Addressing the Mental Health of Remote Workforce and Adapting to The New Norm

As the Coronavirus pandemic worsens around the globe, many people will find themselves isolated, working from home and could face some mental health challenges. This is important and must be addressed.

  • Exploring the 2 main causes of mental health deterioration - Isolation and burnout
  • Learning how businesses can help to address loneliness and anxiety of remote workers by being flexible, listen, be patient and be supportive
  • Creating a support network & digital environment which is conducive & interactive to counter isolation

12:20 pm - 12:20 pm Break

Premium Content! Virtual Masterclass A

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Business & Workforce Continuity Plan

Ingo Laubender - Head of People, Foodpanda

Premium Content! Virtual Masterclass A

A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Business & Workforce Continuity Plan

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised the importance of BCM. If there is only 1 thing we can learn from this global pandemic, it is that there will always be inevitable crisis that effect our daily work. How can HR ensure the continuation of critical HR functions like payroll transactions, HR system maintenance, benefits continuation, employee/management consultations, recruitment and selection for essential positions, policy interpretation and communication and more? How can HR support the entire business to ensure operations continue running smoothly in times of crisis?


In this in-depth masterclass, you will learn how to:

  • Evaluate the most ideal business continuity strategies that fits your organisation’s needs
  • Conduct a business impact analysis, and understand how to best utilise the results when creating a BCP
  • Recognise the importance of a robust and flexible BCP framework
  • Strategise, prevent, and minimise the impact of business disruption
  • Understand analytical tools needed in managing better business decision on BCP
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Ingo Laubender

Head of People
Foodpanda

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm End of Virtual Conference Day One