MMEN Talk: Implementing Effective HR in Small Companies

    August 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Vista Rooftop Bar
    Shwegondaing Rd
    Myanmar (Burma)
    Myanmar Entrepreneurs Network
    MMEN Talk: Implementing Effective HR in Small Companies @ Vista Rooftop Bar | Yangon | Yangon Region | Myanmar (Burma)

    “Attracting and Retaining Talents in Small Companies” by Laura Cho (Head of HR, Prudential Myanmar)
    “Implementing Effective HR Policies in Small Companies” by Sandy Aung (Founder & Facilitator, Forté Global (Learning & Development Solutions)

    Time: 2.00pm to 5.00pm
    Venue: Vista Bar Event Area, Shwe Gone Daing

    2.00pm – 2.45pm: Attracting and Retaining Talents in Small Companies by Laura Cho
    2.45pm to 3.30pm Implementing Effective HR Policies in Small Companies by Sandy Aung
    3.30pm – 4.00pm QnA
    4.00pm – 5.00pm Networking

    HR is often cited as one of the top challenge for companies in Myanmar. This is a even bigger challenge for smaller companies who lack the financial capital and branding to attract talents. Even after attracting talents and training them, the trained employees are often attracted by the lure of higher salaries and better benefits and policies offered by bigger companies.
    Hence, during this talk, Laura Cho, Head of HR, Prudential Myanmar and Sandy Aung Founder & Facilitator, Forté Global will be sharing advices on how you mitigate this challenge.

    About Sandy Aung
    Sandy founded Forté Global in 2014 with a goal to deliver customer-centric solutions and a consistent, thoughtful approach to helping clients solve organisation problems in Myanmar. She has helped develop over 4,000 professionals across management levels in 50+ multinational and local organisations.
    Sandy began her career in Singapore’s bustling service industry ten years ago; thereafter, she had the opportunity to work in diverse roles including human resources, marketing/PR, and business development until her return in 2014.
    A hybrid; having lived and worked in Singapore, Western Australia and Thailand for a decade has also given Sandy exposure and insight to the global community, and she has recognised the best of both worlds. When she’s not at work, she invests her time into educating the underprivileged youths and collecting succulents and cacti.

    About Laura Cho
    Laura Cho is a passionate, seasoned and business-oriented Human Resources professional with over a decade with international experience in delivering business results via building sustainable organization capability in different industries, geographies and cultures. She has worked in multinational companies with expereinces working for Southeast Asia 12 countries in Hong Kong and currently is Head of HR at Prudential Myanmar. She is also a public speaker sharing HR topics at various stages in Hong Kong and Myanmar and career knowledge at Universities, Colleges, Radio shows, online platforms, journals and public



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