Maldives Association of Human Resource Professionals (MAHRP) has announced plans to bring its popular knowledge sharing series — The Great HR Best Practice Share — to the southernmost atoll of Addu.
The session — the first event in Addu by MAHRP — will take place from 10am to 12pm on Saturday at Equator Village resort. It will be conducted in partnership with Equator Village, as well as Southern Community Empowerment Association of Maldives (SCEAM) and AO News.
The Great HR Best Practice Share session in Addu will focus on topics related to change management and mindset, disciplinary procedures and their relation to HR professionals. A panel discussion will also be held on key challenges such as gender equality and harassment at workplace.
Ahmed Ibrahim, Head of HR Business Partner at Bank of Maldives (BML), will deliver a keynote on the topic, ‘Change 4.0 – Transformation Meets Agility’, where he will highlight specific aspects on developing the mindset necessary for any successful change management project or transformation. Ali Adam, General Manager HR at Universal Enterprises, will share the best practices in handling disciplinary issues with respect to existing labour laws.
Meanwhile, Mohamed Athif, Director of HR at Kandima Maldives, will moderate the panel discussion on the topic, ‘Gender Equality and Harassment at Workplace’.
Confirmed penalises include Aishath Manal Khalid, former Assistant Research Officer at the Anti-Corruption Commission of Maldives who is currently pursuing higher studies at ADA University in Azerbaijan; and Mariyam Shifana, an educator and community leader who had previously served as the principal of Adh. Dhigurah School.
Two more panellists are awaiting confirmation.
“MAHRP encourages all interested HR professionals, community and business leaders attend this event. During this event, MAHRP will also facilitate and introduce its membership programs to Addu community,” MAHRP President Hussain Afeef, who also serves as the Regional Director of Training, Development and Quality Assurance at LUX* Resorts, said.
“MAHRP takes this opportunity to thank the Addu community and its leaders for their tremendous support to this event.”
The HR Best Practice Share and Knowledge Session series is a special knowledge sharing forum where participating organisations will present their practices in various aspect of human resources management. These regular sessions always bring out wonderful stories of how things can be done in organisations regardless of their resources or financial strength.
MAHRP is the first professional association registered in the Maldives, dedicated to human resources and people development. The association’s mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most current and comprehensive resources, and to advance the profession by promoting HR’s essential values, setting professional standards and providing the know-how. It is committed to linking and connecting HR professionals and practitioners locally and oversees through signature events and membership activities.
As part of its aim to develop human resources, MAHRP regularly hosts knowledge share events. The association also organised an exclusive training event in Maldives with world’s leading customer experience consultant Ron Kaufman, the first ever National HR Convention and Expo, and the first ever learning and development conference in Maldives.
MAHRP’s main focus for 2019 is identifying key challenges in human capital development and work towards adding value to every aspect of HR throughout the country. This includes a series of activities, including HR knowledge share, best practice share, HR organisational level quizzes, HR convention and debate sessions, as well as inspirational talks with world-class speakers.