Professional Development Conference 2017@Yangon
Opening & Keynote Speeches
More than 30 Speakers from Singapore descended on Yangon the week of Sep 25 with the goal to address the talent shortage in Myanmar by leveraging their skills, knowledge and experience to equip the Professionals in Myanmar so that they can take their economy to the next level.
Chairman of Professional Development Conference 2017 F T Liu delivering the opening speech:
"Because of Today, you can expect greater things Tomorrow!"
We are honoured to have our Keynote Speaker from Myanmar, Ms Grace Swe to share with us her professional career as a Myanmar Motion Picture Academy Award winner.
Ms Swe is currently the Secretary of the International Relations Committee, Myanmar Motion Picture Organisation.
Keynote Speaker from Singapore, Ms Low Peck Kem, Chief Human Resources Officer, Prime Minister's Office, Republic of Singapore.
Ms Low gave an overview of the Singapore Government's Strategy to manage the only resource the country has, which is its people.
President of Trust Synergy International Pte Ltd, Ms Shwe Zin Ma, gave a passionate speech on why Trust Synergy is committed to organise the Professional Development Conference 2017. She worked for many years in Singapore and recently returned to Yangon. She wanted to bring the processes in Singapore to Myanmar to help develop the country.
More than 100 Professionals from Myanmar attend the event over two days.
Profile of Participants:
19% were C-Level Executives, 48% were Directors, Heads of Departments and GMs, 22% were Managers and 11% were others.
Keynote Speaker from Singapore, Mr Lee Leong Seng, Country Head of Surbana International Consultants (Myanmar) Co Ltd, shared how the company grew from 7 to 72 Professionals over the past 4 years. He challenged the audience to seize the PDC2017 opportunity to invest in themselves and be a game changer in Myanmar's developing economy.
CEO of Trust Synergy International Pte Ltd, Mr Nicholas Naing, shared about his partnership with the Professionals from Singapore to support the growth of the Myanmar economy.
Executive Overview Sessions
M007 Strategic Change Management in Myanmar's Context
T004 Building a High Performance & Safe Workforce
T001 How Oil Majors do Project Management
T011 Best Practices in Equipment Maintenance
T013 Design Thinking for Procurement
F003 Effective Credit Overdue Management
M015 Philosophy-Based Management
T009 IT Enterprise Architecture Planning
F004 Finance for Non-Finance Managers
M009 Executive & Personal Coaching
T010 Industry 4.0 Impact on Myanmar's Workforce
M001 Strategic Thinking Skills
M005 Making Things Happen: Getting Things Done
F002 Effective Due Diligence in Mergers & Acquisitions
T006 Best Practices for Today's Procurement Needs
E002 The Teacher's Toolbox
M002 Creative Thinking
M012 Emotionally Intelligent Leadership
F001 Achieving Financial Operational Excellence
T003 Technology Products Supply Chain Management
M004 Enhancing Professional Strength
T002 How to Succeed in Sales
M011 Leading Business Transformation using Lego Serious Plan Method
M008 Crisis Management
T006 Myanmar Hospitality Development
E003 Facilitating the Learning of Singapore's Mathematics
M003 Strategic Business Management
M010 Culture Centric Talent Management
M016 Strategic HR
T007 Effective Channel Management
T016 Powering Your Business with the Right IT Network
M014 Successful Business Presentations
M006 Managing in a VUCA World
T012 Best Practices in Occupational Safety & Health
T014 See Chin Feng
M013 Becoming a Person of Influence
E001 Teaching How to Read Through Phonics
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