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 

EOS - Dr Sein Min

M007 Strategic Change Management in Myanmar's Context

EOS - Ezril Jamil

T004 Building a High Performance & Safe Workforce

EOS - Parthi Naidu

T001 How Oil Majors do Project Management

EOS - KH Liew

T011 Best Practices in Equipment Maintenance

EOS - Emily Wong

T013 Design Thinking for Procurement

EOS - Syed Ismail

F003 Effective Credit Overdue Management

EOS - Jack Nakamura

M015 Philosophy-Based Management

EOS - TA Toh

T009 IT Enterprise Architecture Planning

EOS - Than Aung

F004 Finance for Non-Finance Managers

EOS - Rosalind Wong

M009 Executive & Personal Coaching

EOS - Kannan Chettiar

T010 Industry 4.0 Impact on Myanmar's Workforce

EOS - Sng Kok Lam 02

EOS - FT Liu

M001 Strategic Thinking Skills

EOS - Francis Tan

M005 Making Things Happen: Getting Things Done

EOS - Kevin Lee

F002 Effective Due Diligence in Mergers & Acquisitions

EOS - Rick Chong

T006 Best Practices for Today's Procurement Needs

EOS - Remus Zhong

E002 The Teacher's Toolbox

EOS - John Teo

M002 Creative Thinking

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M012 Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

EOS - Gary Sng

F001 Achieving Financial Operational Excellence

EOS - Christopher Lim

T003 Technology Products Supply Chain Management

EOS - Thuzar Win

M004 Enhancing Professional Strength

EOS - Andy Ng

T002 How to Succeed in Sales

EOS - Poom (Narudee)

M011 Leading Business Transformation using Lego Serious Plan Method

EOS - Khai Rassidy

M008 Crisis Management

EOS - Teh Keng Liang

T006 Myanmar Hospitality Development

EOS - Aidil & Surya

E003 Facilitating the Learning of Singapore's Mathematics

EOS - Sekar Shanmugan

M003 Strategic Business Management

EOS - Derek Teo

M010 Culture Centric Talent Management

EOS - Lu Cheng Yang

M016 Strategic HR

EOS - Sean Tan

T007 Effective Channel Management

EOS - Sng Kok Lam

T016 Powering Your Business with the Right IT Network

EOS - Kaung Nyein Soe

M014 Successful Business Presentations

EOS - Anwar Jumabhoy

M006 Managing in a VUCA World

EOS - Goh Chye Guan

T012 Best Practices in Occupational Safety & Health

EOS - Chin Feng

T014 See Chin Feng

EOS - Pyay Khaing

M013 Becoming a Person of Influence

EOS - Dorothy Lee

E001 Teaching How to Read Through Phonics

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