Growing Your Career in Human Resource


Course introduction

This workshop will help participants explore their career objectives in the field of Human Resource. Participants will be able to explore the broader perspectives of each Human Resource discipline, and how to drive value through these disciplines.
The workshop will be highly interactive, to bring realisation to the participant on differing view of Human Resource from stakeholders. Participants will benefit from the facilitator’s 30 plus years of Human Resource experience. He will use the experiences from his Human Resource journey, from entry-level Personnel Officer to Regional HR Head for Asia & the Middle East, to help participants understand their respective responsibilities in Human Resource.

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to;

  • Understand the role of Human Resource in organisations
  • Plan and map their personal Human Resource career objectives
  • Appreciate the changing level of responsibilities while they journey through a career in Human Resource
  • Build a personal plan on Value creation in their current and future roles

Target Audience

Human Resource Assistants, Executives, Supervisors, Officers and Managers who want to build their value for current needs and/or career growth. Only applicable for non-Human Resource professionals, who are looking at a career switch to Human Resource.

Course Outline

Module 1: Personnel Management vs Human Resource (Discussions)
Module 2: HR: An Art or a Science? (Debate)
Module 3: 4 Key Aspects of Human Resource (Discussions & Case Study)

  • Strategic HR
  • Change Manager
  • Administrative Expert
  • People Champion
Understand how your current role fits into each of these 4 aspects. Discuss the various HR disciplines which aligns to each. The Case Study will highlight the varying levels of responsibilities of each HR role, and how you can derive value in each role.
Module 4: Enabling You (Discussions & Assessment Tools)
  • Building Your Brand 
  • Creating Your Value-Proposition
  • Embracing Office Politics
  • Emotional Intelligence

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile

Maurice Chua

Maurice Chua has more than 30 years’ experience as a HR practitioner, with diverse experiences in the Energy, Oil & Gas, Supply Chain, Automotive, Manufacturing, and Retail sectors. More than 20 of these were in Regional and Sub-Regional HR leadership roles. Maurice’s HR coverage over the course of his career, included Asia and Middle East. His prior appointments included roles as Regional HR Head in an Energy organisation, Regional HR Head in an Oil & Gas organisation, Sub-Regional HR Head in a Supply Chain organisation, plus Regional HR leadership in specialist roles, leading up Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Compliance, and Community Programs. Maurice's Human Resources experience is extensive, having being involved in Human Resource start-ups in regional (Asia & Middle East) and country (India, Thailand and Singapore) capacities.