Learning Technologies Asia 2021 will examine how organisations can develop their learning strategies to stay ahead, innovate and grow.
All Malaysians should seize the opportunities made available under the Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint, says Malaysian minister.
Businesses should speed up on training programmes for skills development for their workers as companies have turned to automation and AI, Pichayanan said.
Ajay Sridharan, VP of Sales, India/South East Asia & Middle East, Degreed, provides insights on how organisations can support employee upskilling.
Singapore's priority is to build upon the skills and experience that workers have accumulated, while breaking down barriers to new jobs.
Rhys Hughes, Regional Vice-President of Sumtotal, highlights why organisations should empower their employees to thrive during uncertainty.
The World Bank said all 10 developing East Asian economies, except China, have innovated less than expected in relation to their per capita incomes.
In its four-year plan, Taiwan's National Development Council (NDC) will focus on cultivating a digital talent pool, among other goals.
Investing in local talent and equipping them with skills relevant to a changing economy will help workers thrive and address the tech skills shortage.
Rosie Cairnes, Regional Vice-President, Skillsoft Asia Pacific, details how organisations can drive learner engagement during uncertainty.
Organisations are beginning to redefine the role L&D plays in their organisations and how it relates to organisational success.
Rachele Focardi explains why generational diversity and inclusion is quickly becoming the hottest item on the agendas of CEOs and CHROs.
Leading up to Learning Technologies Asia, RedThread Research shared how the role of L&D is being redefined in a new world of work.
The government also aims for the digital economy to contribute to 22.6% of the country’s gross domestic product in four years.
A new CCL report examines digital leadership in Singapore and highlights the need for improved digital transformation management.
Yayasan Peneraju, an initiative to strengthen the capacity of bumiputeras (local Malays), has trained and certified over 36,000 bumiputeras since 2012.
The programme will help co-fund the costs of trials and the adoption of frontier technologies such as 5G and artificial intelligence.
Poor English proficiency and skills mismatch among graduates are reasons why they are less desirable in the job market, says MEDAC minister.
Human resource management cannot be considered as a support function in an organisation, but rather a strategic partner, says Brunei minister.
The majority of roles being recruited are not for entry level positions, indicating a longer-term skills shortage for senior talent.
Yayasan Peneraju said the country’s young human capital needs to be retrained and upskilled to keep up with digitalisation trends.
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has launched an AI programme to prepare workers for disruption from technological advancement.
Working with Asia-Pacific's top organisations, Top Employers Institute is continuing to identify trends in HR strategies and workplace practices.
The Tourism Council of Thailand wants to implement a dedicated support programme for tourism workers to reskill and upskill by March.
The human resources ministry said the country’s employment situation improved quarter by quarter in 2020, exceeding expectations.
Skills enhancement would ensure that workers have the experience and skills needed for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The government’s strategy to mitigate the effects of the pandemic should be to upskill or reskill workers instead of continuing to pay wage subsidies.
Organisations need to rethink change, embracing it with a digital mindset that will empower their employees to adapt.
The training programmes may also need to focus on promoting livelihoods and self-employment skills in rural areas, said the World Bank