Skills development

Webinar: The Era of Post-COVID-19: Ensuring Effective Human Capital Development - The ‘Whats’ and ‘Hows’

The webinar aims to discuss impact of COVID-19 on enterprises’ investment in human resources and skills development, international practices and strategic approaches businesses can and should take to improve their resilience and competitiveness, and practical recommendations for upskilling and reskilling by employers, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), in the post-pandemic era.

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The webinar is organized by Human Resources Development Fund, an organization under the purview of Malaysia’s Ministry of Human Resources, in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  • Dato’ Nelson Renganathan, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF)
  • Paul Comyn, Senior Skills & Employability Specialist, the International Labour Organization (ILO).
  • Megan Lilly, Head of Workforce Development for the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) and Managing Director of the Australian Industry Group Training Services (AiGTS)
Moderator: Akiko Sakamoto, Regional Skills Development and Employability Specialist, the International Labour Organization


3.00 p.m.    Opening Montage by HRDF
3.00 p.m.    Introduction by Moderator
3.05 p.m.    Panel 1: Opening Statement by Paul Comyn
3.15 p.m.    Panel 2: Opening Statement by Dato’ Nelson   
3.25 p.m.    Panel 3: Opening Statement by Megan Lilly   
3.35 p.m.    Questions to the panel from the moderator
4.05 p.m.    Q&A session
Participants are freely to drop question to the chat forum, to be read by moderator and monitored by the organizer.
4.15 p.m.    Closing Remark by Mr Comyn / Q&A
4.20 p.m.    Closing Remark by Dato’ Nelson / Q&A   
4.25 p.m.    Closing Remark by Ms Lilly / Q&A   
4.30 p.m.    Conclusion by the moderator