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Why Attend?

We are living in a time when globalization, increased connectivity, technological progress, digitalization, innovation are changing the rules of the game for the development and management of enterprises and organizations at a very fast pace. Awareness and adaptability are some of the key elements needed for advancing the development plans and achieving best results by your enterprise. Value is created through your people. Efficient management of your human resources is of paramount importance.

By attending the Human Resources Management Conference "Managing Organizations & People in a Changing World", you will explore the global trends impacting people management, the influence of digital transformation over the workforce and how to make use of it, ideas for managing and inspiring diverse generations in the workplace, the core attributes needed for building a Next Generation Organization, developing culture change programs that deliver increased bottom-line results, you will think about transformation of the HR function, you will participate in a business simulation of engaging employees in change processes efficiently and much more.

The event will focus on establishing a greater understanding of the major trends affecting people at work. Today's workplace is more dynamic than ever, so it is important to stay tuned and take human resources management to the next level in order to achieve the most efficient results.

Join us to connect and network with CEOs, Human Resources managers, middle managers who supervise teams from Moldova & other countries and to learn in an inspiring way.

Sessions will be held in Romanian, English and Russian. English and Romanian simultaneous translations will be provided.

Online registration is compulsory.

Agenda

8:30
Registration

  • 9:00 – 9:15
    Welcome & Introduction
    Mila Malairău, Executive Director, AmCham Moldova
    Alexandru Bordea, Conference facilitator
  • 9:15 - 9:35
    Global trends - the talent perspective. A call to action for HR and business leaders.
  • 9:35 - 10:00
    Digital Transformation: impact on the workforce
    Oracle Romania
  • 10:00 - 10:30
    Managing and inspiring diverse generations in the workplace
    Margareta Osovschi, Director of Organization and Administration, NCH Advisors

10:30-11:00
Networking coffee break

  • 11:00 – 11:30
    Innovation & building the NextGen organisation
    Veaceslav Cunev, CEO, Deeplace
  • 11:30 - 12:00
    Leadership and Personality: between performance & toxicity
    Madalina Balan, Managing Partner, Hart Consulting
  • 12:00 - 12:30
    HR transformation – the new role of HR
    Claudia Stan, Manager People Services, KPMG Romania

12:30–13:30
Networking lunch

  • 13:30 – 14:00
    Engaging business leaders to successful change
    Svetlana Bodaci, HR Director, Moldcell
  • 14:00 - 14:30
    Culture change programs that deliver better bottom-line results
    Ana Afteni, HR Manager South Eastern Europe, Reckitt Benckiser
  • 14:30 - 15:00
    Everything you need to know about meal vouchers, the latest employee benefit in Moldova
    Daniela Stoian Ganciu, Sales Director, Edenred Moldova

15:00–15:20
Networking coffee break

  • 15:20 - 16:50
    Business simulation: exploring change
    Ionut Tarcea, Business Unit Manager in Organizational Culture, Ascendis Romania
  • 16:50–17:00
    Closing Remarks

PROGRAM

Global trends - The talent perspective. A call to action for HR and business leaders

A common definition of talent is someone who demonstrates both high performance and high potential. The ability to recognize high-potential talent builds an organization’s competitive position for the future and allows an organization to fill mission-critical roles. If you want to win the ‘war for talent’ you must be prepared, otherwise you are doomed to failure.

Digital transformation: impact on the workforce
Oracle Romania

Today, the role of HR in an organization is not just functional but transformational. It’s important for HR to play on the front foot to proactively lead the technology centered cultural shift and drive digital transformation. HR should be responsible for setting the HR technology strategy in partnership with IT, and both should work together to make sure that HR is approaching business problems with the right solutions.

Organizations that are ready to take the challenge of digital business transformation must ask themselves three questions: why do we need to change, what do we need to change and how should we change to remain efficient.

Being efficient remains the main ingredient of good working practices and finding the right tools to achieve this is one of the harder parts of the job.

Managing and Inspiring Diverse Generations in the Workplace
Margareta Osovschi, Director of Organization and Administration, NCH Advisors

As the world changes very fast these years, the gap between generations becomes even more vivid, with the younger employees bringing a largely different set of skills, habits, values, expectations. Just when you thought you figured out integrating Millennials, Generation Z is now entering the workforce.

The rapidly changing environment requires a new set of skills on behalf of employees, too, for the organization to adapt and achieve best results. Generally, there are four generations that are active in our workplace and there's little doubt that with such a wide age range any organization is bound to face challenges. Diverse generations have different learning and working styles, divergent values, expectations, perspectives on the working world. The ability to attract, develop and inspire them determines the results of the organization.

It`s important to think together over how to transform differences into opportunities, how to adapt to the new requirements of our changing world in order to successfully drive for the future.

Innovation & building the NextGen organisation
Veaceslav Cunev, CEO, Deeplace

Building a ‘Next Generation Organization’ is based on three core attributes – Intelligence, Collaboration and Adaptability. The first challenge for organizations is ‘Intelligence’ and moving away from traditional approaches to data and insight. The second challenge is around ‘Collaboration’ and the re-design of cultures, networks, strategic partnerships and increasing co-creation. And the final challenge ‘Adaptability’ focuses on speeding up the commercialization of innovation in order to bring bigger ideas to market faster.

Leadership and Personality: between performance and toxicity
Madalina Balan, Managing Partner, Hart Consulting

People are the most consequential beings on Earth. The higher in the hierarchy a person is, in either a community or organization, the more her or his behaviors, decisions and actions can affect others, in positive or negative ways. So wouldn’t it be worth learning about personality and leadership? Leaders’ personality dictates the fate of organizations and nations. This presentation will bring you valuable insight into leaders’ bright and dark sides of personality and the effects they have on performance, people engagement and profit.

HR Transformation – the new role of HR
Claudia Stan, Manager People Services, KPMG Romania

As technology dramatically rewrites the rules for success in business, it should be clear by now that the traditional HR function must be reimagined for the 21st century. Yet KPMG’s new global survey – HR Transformation: Which lens are you using? – reveals distinct perspectives on the inevitable need to transform the HR function.

‘Enlightened’ organizations boldly pursuing strategic change are wisely positioned to be among the disruptors rather than the disrupted, forging modern HR functions that contribute critical new insights and business value. ‘Unenlightened’ organizations stuck on the path of least resistance, meanwhile, are on a risky trajectory as they fall behind on cloud technology, new skills, intelligent automation, data and analytics, and much more. The choice is clear for all to see: Drive change or be changed.

Engaging business leaders to successful change
Svetlana Bodaci, HR Director, Moldcell

Changing an organization’s culture is one of the most difficult leadership challenges. That’s because an organization’s culture comprises an interlocking set of goals, roles, processes, values, communications practices, attitudes and assumptions.

Success at large-scale transformation demands more than the best strategic and tactical plans, the traditional focus of senior executives. It requires an understanding of the human side, as well — the company’s culture, values, people, and behaviors that must be changed to deliver the desired results. Plans themselves do not capture value. Value is realized only through the sustained, collective actions of all employees who are responsible for designing, executing, and living the change.

Culture change programs that deliver better bottom-line results
Ana Afteni, HR Manager South Eastern Europe, Reckitt Benckiser

Senior executives tend to think about corporate culture as a topic that’s hard to measure and hard to change. As a result, many choose not to invest in it despite all the evidence that, when skillfully managed, culture can be a powerful and enduring source of competitive advantage. How to create a culture that performs?

Moving from People to Process to Maximize Culture Outcomes.

Everything you need to know about meal vouchers, the latest employee benefit in Moldova
Daniela Stoian Ganciu, Sales Director, Edenred Moldova

Encouraged by a favorable legislative framework in many countries, meal vouchers allow companies to offer a dedicated benefit to their employees to purchase meals at the affiliated merchants of their choice. It is a fundamental tool in the corporate landscape which has been updated and adapted to the economic, social and political contexts of more than 33 countries in which it is currently used.

Edenred, the inventor of Ticket Restaurant® meal voucher and a world leader in employee benefits, offers solutions for companies wishing to make life easier for their employees and improve their purchasing power in a number of areas, including meals, food, transportation, healthcare, training, human services, purchases of environmentally-friendly products.

Business simulation: exploring change
Ionut Tarcea, Business Unit Manager in Organizational Culture, Ascendis Romania

The ability to engage employees in change is rapidly becoming a key determinant of business success. Leaders need a clear understanding of the factors involved, so they can take action and lead change effectively.

„Exploring Change” is a dialogue on change!

Organizations, divisions or teams that want to increase the return on investment for transformation initiatives can use the workshop to build a shared language and collective insights into what it takes to bring people on board.

The workshop provides a platform for: sharing experiences of transformation processes, applying theoretical models for organizational transformation, and deepening the participants’ understanding of the human side of change.

SPEAKERS

Margareta Osovschi

Margareta Osovschi

NCH Advisors Representation in Moldova

Margareta brings over 20 years of experience in international, multicultural corporations and organizations both in the private and international development sectors. She has over 10 years of top management experience including people...

Veaceslav Cunev

Veaceslav Cunev

Deeplace

Veaceslav Cunev is the President at Blockchain Association of Moldova, member of the Board of Moldovan Association of Private ICT Companies and, CEO of Deeplace ISSP, one of the leading software development and outsourcing firms in...

Madalina Balan

Madalina Balan

Hart Consulting

Specialized in organizational psychology (Ph.D.), starting with 2006, Madalina is Managing Partner and senior consultant at Hart HR Consulting. Madalina has 18 years of experience in HR consulting and I/O psychology...

Claudia_Stan

Claudia Stan

KPMG Romania

Claudia is a senior HR professional, with mixed HR practitioner and consulting background, working for more than 16 years in the HR area. Her key areas of specialization include Talent Management, Performance...

Svetlana Bodaci

Svetlana Bodaci

Moldcell

Svetlana Bodaci has 14 years of experience in Human Resources at Moldcell, International Telecommunication Company, part of TeliaSonera Group. Svetlana has an extensive experience in Recruitment & Selection Process...

Ana Afteni

Ana Afteni

Reckitt Benckiser

Ana Afteni, HR Manager South Eastern Europe at Reckitt Benckiser. Ana Afteni is a passionated and business oriented professional with more than 12-year experience in Human Resources in FMCG and Pharmaceuticals top-tier multinational companies.

Daniela Stoian Ganciu

Daniela Stoian Ganciu

Edenred Moldova

Daniela’s expertise in direct sales channel brings customer experience, strategic thinking and effective communication and interpersonal skills. With an experience of 14 years in Edenred Romania, managing a portfolio of key & strategic accounts with a turnover of...

Ionut Tarcea

Ionut Tarcea

Ascendis Romania

Ionut Tarcea is a Business Unit Manager in Organizational Culture and has over fourteen years of experience in marketing, entrepreneurship and consulting. In the past, Ionut was involved in one of the most active and demanding areas: telecommunications...

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