The Croatian HR Experience

October 3, 2011- in Zagreb, Croatia

About the Event

Featuring presentations by the world's leading HR experts, attending this event will enable you to master the latest trends and challenges in today's fast changing HR world. Get your ticket now!

Speakers

Liz Raczi BNP Paribas

Sari-Ek Petroff Sanofi-Aventis

Jenny Arwas MBE BT

Kim Lorentzen Nokia

Julius James UBS

Bjarte Bogsnes Statoil

Fabio Comba NH Hotels

Rob Veersma Gazprom International Training

Agenda

08.00

Registration And Morning Coffee

09.00

Opening Keynote
Successfully Managing Organizational Culture
• How to successfully interact different organizational culture into the corporate communication one
• Channeling the power of organizational culture to the advantage of the business
• Creating a corporate culture where employees crave to do well and aim to succeed
• What will the future bring for organizational structures and cultures? Recognizing the opportunities and challenges that diversity presents to the organization
• Creating a two-way communication for employees
• How to merge the different perspectives and approaches to work
Sari-Ek Petroff, HR-Director, Sanofi-Aventis

09.45

Connecting Our Future Leaders Through Training, Development And A New Leadership Mindset
• What the future brings for our leaders and helping them adjust to it
• What leaders should focus on as a priority, what do key talent employees need from today's leaders
• Preparing an approach to developing your key talent employees
Julius James, Executive Director, Human Resources, UBS

10.30

Networking And Refreshment Break

11.00

Motivating Your Staff in Times Of Downturn And Redundancies
• How can you motivate your workforce in times of redundancies?
• Different strategies to deal with downturn in your company
• Enhancing your company reputation through targeted employee engagement
• A Nokia case study
• Organizing and preparing your staff for redundancies
Kim Lorentzen, HR Manager for Denmark, Nokia

11.45

The World Has Changed - What About The Way We Lead And Manage?
• The problems with current management practices - the need for radical change
• Beyond Budgeting - a coherent, credible and effective alternative management model
• Statoil's "Ambition to Action" model
• Management and leadership principles reflecting a complex and competent knowledge organisation
• Redefining performance - through dynamic and relative targets and a holistic and values based performance evaluation
• Agile management processes - like a dynamic resource allocation and no budgets - because the world is turbulent and unpredictable
• The Finance/HR partnership - why HR must be on board to secure a fully integrated performance management process
• Implementation experiences
Bjarte Bogsnes, Vice President - Performance Management Development, Statoil

12.30

Running A Successful Virtual Team In The 21st Century
• The benefits of the future; What is virtual leadership and will it work for your business?
• Leveraging the virtual challenges into your benefits
• Best opportunities for your team processes and technology
Rob Veersma, Former Commercial Academy Learning Manager, Shell

13.15

Lunch For Speakers And Delegates

14.15

Interactive Exercise

14.45

How To Become The Employer Of Choice: Attracting And Retaining Star Employees
• Linking your brand and business values to the recruitment process
• How to find the type of employee you want to attract
• Creating a branding strategy that clearly shows your vision
Liz Raczi, Head of Cultural Transformation, BNP Paribas

15.30

Responding To Turbulent Market Conditions
• Commercial and technological changes
• Adapting the HR model to the new market conditions
• Setting up the way from recovery to growth
• What can you do in your company to make any transition easier?
• British Telecom Case study
Jenny Arwas MBE, Director, BT Group Functions HR, BT

16.15

Networking And Refreshment Break

16.45

Role of HR in embedding sustainability strategy into the heart of the business
• What is the impact of HR on the sustainability of your company?
• Motivating the company to invest in sustainability
• Creating the Best Sustainability Strategy for your business
• How to engage employees towards sustainability
Fabio Comba,

HR Director, Italy, NH Hotels

17.30

Interactive Exercise

18.30

End Of The Croatian HR Experience

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