This seminar is the first in a series featuring leading influencers in human resources.

HCLI is recognised for delivering quality programmes to senior business and HR leaders. We have tailored this seminar for HR managers looking for direction on strengthening their HR capabilities and building their career.

In this session, we look at the skills that HR managers need for success as they take on increased leadership responsibilities and in developing the HR function in their organisations.  

This includes understanding how business needs influence HR needs and change management skills. The session will also highlight emerging trends in HR that may impact you as you progress in your career. 

The engaging session format will encourage you to ask questions and gain insights that will help you chart your personal HR careeer and build stronger HR capabilities within your organisation. 

As a seminar participant, you will develop an action plan for personal improvement and an action plan for improving your effectiveness within your HR department. 

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seminar rates

Standard Rate: S$1,888
Standard Group Rate (3 or more): S$1,788

Singaporean/PR Rate: S$888
Singaporean/PR Group Rate (3 or more): $788

Singapore Citizens and permanent residents enjoy a special rate for this seminar. During registration, please select the correct ticket type and fill in your IC number to qualify for your rate.

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Registration FAQs

Additional discounts
In addition to the discounts for Singaporeans/PRs, the Productivity Innovation Credit (PIC) Scheme offers Singapore registered companies 40% cash back on seminar fees or a 400% tax deduction. Terms and conditions apply. For more information, please click here.

Are tickets transferrable?
Yes. Tickets are transferrable up to 4 days before the event. Please ensure that you have updated your registration with the new attendee information by then.

About peter cappelli

Peter Cappelli is the George W. Taylor Professor of Management and director of the Center for Human Resources at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.  He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA, served as Senior Advisor to the Kingdom of Bahrain for Employment Policy from 2003-2005, and since 2007 is a Distinguished Scholar of the Ministry of Manpower for Singapore.  He holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford, and he conducts research in human resources practices, talent and performance management, and public policy related to employment.

Professor Cappelli has served on three committees of the National Academy of Sciences and three panels of the National Goals for Education.  He was recently named by HR Magazine as one of the top 5 most influential management thinkers, by NPR as one of the 50 influencers in the field of aging, and was elected a fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources.  He received the 2009 PRO award from the International Association of Corporate and Professional Recruiters for contributions to human resources.  He served on Global Agenda Council on Employment for the World Economic Forum and a number of advisory boards.

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Professor Cappelli’s recent research examines changes in employment relations in the U.S. and their implications.  These publications include The New Deal at Work: Managing the Market-Driven Workforce, which examines the decline in lifetime employment relationships, Talent Management: Managing Talent in an Age of Uncertainty, which outlines the strategies that employers should consider in developing and managing talent (named a “best business book” for 2008 by Booz-Allen), and The India Way: How India’s Top Business Leaders are Revolutionizing Management (with colleagues), which describes a mission-driven and employee-focused approach to strategy and competitiveness.  Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs (2012) identifies shortfalls with current hiring practices and training practices and has been excerpted in Time Magazine (online) and reviewed in the Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, and most major business publications.  Related work on managing retention, electronic recruiting, and changing career paths appears in the Harvard Business Review.

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The Human Capital Leadership Institute is a centre of excellence that facilitates the acceleration of leadership development and strategic human capital management capabilities in Asia. Through its efforts, HCLI aims to develop global leaders with a strong understanding of leading in Asia, as well as to build Asian leaders with the ability to lead on the global stage. The Institute achieves this by driving Asia-specific research and insights, creating industry-relevant executive development programmes and fostering rich networks between thought leaders in business, government and academia.

HCLI is a subsidiary of Temasek Management Services, which is wholly owned by Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited, and is supported by the Singapore Ministry of Manpower and the Singapore Economic Development Board.

For more information, please visit www.hcli.org