DATE: 20-22 JULY 2020 | From 12:00 to 14:00 Lebanon Time – GMT + 3
Banks worldwide have had to readjust to at least one aspect of this ‘new ‘normal’. Entire populations have been forced to work from home, proving remote infrastructure viable on a massive scale. If you are tired of all the talk around the ‘New Normal’ and that life and work will never be the same, you are not alone.
Businesses of all sizes, due to lack of readiness, ask the same questions: “How to reset post-Covid?”
The new situation presents lots of opportunities but unfortunately also many complications. The fact is, most institutions are not well set up to profit from the positive potential, nor deal with the negative fall-out in the new reality.
For some, it’s a huge reset as their whole business model suddenly becomes less attractive. For others, it’s a reset of digital transformation, budgets, way of working and mainly people practices. Where does the banking sector fall in all of this. As HR is busy today ‘re-inventing’ itself, the business needs to move fast and minimize the landing period post-Covid.
We want to offer some best practices and guidelines to help you and your businesses get ready for the ‘Big Reset’ as simple as possible. We hope that you’ll enjoy gaining insights into the new world of work & are able to apply the knowledge that you will learn to build an HR readiness plan.
DAY 1: The End of Work as We Know It… Infinite Possibilities & a New World of Work
Speaker: EMMA EL-KAROUT
Emma El-Karout – a “future work innovator” and founder of One Circle www.onecirclehr.com.
One Circle is an online platform for companies to access a global pool of HR consultant’s on-demand. One Circle consultants deliver high-quality outputs, virtually, in time frames and budgets that are pre-determined by clients.
Emma formed One Circle in response to her own experiences, as a 20 years+ experienced HR Director. She experienced first-hand the limitations and restrictions inherent in the current consulting and employment models. She anticipated future work trends towards greater individualization of career management and wanted to provide HR experts the opportunity to shape their career differently.Emma realizes the potential impact that technology brings to the world of work, and coupled with her passion to democratize employment, One Circle is an obvious choice.
Her objective is to improve and enhance quality of life through bias free and diverse work options, thus uplifting broader society by opening up doors to global work opportunities.
DAY 2: Remote work readiness model
Speaker: KYLE BLACK
Kyle Black – 16 years international HR, talent and consulting experience.
I have sold and delivered people solutions to some of the biggest brands in the world in the UK, APAC and SSA regions. At the forefront of best practice talent management and OD, my expertise is to assess the gaps in organizational culture and HR operations and advise on relevant and strategic people interventions that embed organisational culture and drive high performance organisations. With a proven track record of proving business value through people intervention and talent management. I am passionate about EQ and organizational psychology.
DAY 3: Covid-19 – HR to the rescue
Speaker: DANIA KAAKANI
Dania Kaakani is a seasoned Human Resources (HR) professional, who enjoys a wide and diversified experience in all HR aspects. She joined Bankmed in 1990 and ever since, she witnessed the transformation of the HR field from a mere administrative context to a fully-fledged science of human capital.
She assumed the position of Head of the Human Resources during the past 10 years and played a major role in adopting & adapting to major reorganization and re engineering measures among which mergers and key executive changes at the Group.
2020 marked the time of a new turn to start a new venture. While maintaining her role as WUAB HR Group Head, Dania is today the Growth Partner of One Circle hr, a digital platform opening the door for across borders, well-seasoned HR consultants to join and provide HR service on demand.
Mrs. Kaakani holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and an MBA from the Lebanese American University (LAU). She is also an Myer Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) practitioner and a certified mediator.
Mrs. Kaakani believes that proper coaching and a continuous thrive for improvement are the main drivers for boosting one’s talents and expanding their experience. She also believes that a healthy communication and proper guidance play an important role in enhancing development. She intends obliging to this mission by adapting and developing swiftly new efficient means that foster knowledge transfer and experience/opinion exchange, responding to the connectivity terms and conditions of this new era.
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