Agenda

02 Aug 2016 Tuesday

Employee Benefits Asia - Day 1

8:00am

Registration

9:00am

Opening Remarks

9:10am

Speed Networking
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9:20am

Keynote: Influence of economic climate on local salary designs & pay levels
  • What internal & external factors do companies need to consider when they develop a competitive pay structure?
  • With the rise salary increase in Asia, what steps are companies taking to curtail this?
  • Creating a balance between salary & performance to manage demand and supply of talent
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10:00am

Evolving total rewards strategy amidst current economic headwinds
  • What are the latest compensation & benefits trends?
  • How are these trends influencing pay & benefits in the region?
  • How can companies develop a compelling employee value proposition?

10:40am

Coffee Break
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11:20am

Panel Discussion: Strategies in driving a globally aligned yet competitive local remuneration framework
  • Create a competitive edge to your compensation program to balance and manage your employee’s expectations
  • Compensation mix: Structuring your total cash with the right components to define your overall remuneration
  • Is your total cash balanced adequately between rewards – guaranteed based vs incentives to attract talent?
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12:10pm

Case Study: Maintain an effective C&B framework during an economic downturn to boost staff morale
  • How do you maximize employee retention and reduce employee turnover during an economic downturn?
  • Impact of deflation on your employees’ equity – managing the expectations of your employees
  • Design a competitive remuneration package to prevent loss of key staff to competitors.
  • Preventive measures that HR have in place during recession

12:50pm

Lunch

1:50pm

Addressing the issue of rising costs in Asia and its impact on the business
  • Healthcare issues & challenges: an overview from an Asian perspective
  • What are the different health & wellness benefits in Asia?
  • How do you ensure the long term sustainability of these programs?
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2:30pm

Creating a flexible health & wellness program to improve staff retention
  • Reviewed their current healthcare benefits to implement a new on-site service to increase employee engagement & productivity
  • What were the challenges they faced prior to this program?
  • Innovative actions taken to address these problems
  • How has the results contributed to their staff retention problems?
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3:10pm

Coffee break

3:50pm

Panel Discussion: Best practices to foster health and wellness to promote employee wellbeing
  • What objectives do employers hope to achieve by implementing a wellness strategy?
  • With the increase of ageing population in the workforce, how do you keep them happy?
  • Creating a global wellness strategy
  • Having benchmarks in place to measure the ROI from these programs
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4:30pm

Closing Remarks

4:40pm

End of Day 1

03 Aug 2016 Wednesday

Employee Benefits Asia Day 2

8:00am

Registration

9:10am

Opening Remarks

9:20am

Engaging and retaining talent through non-cash rewards
  • Importance of having a recognition program and how to integrate it into your corporation
  • What is the cost-benefit analysis of non-cash rewards programs?
  • What does “work life balance” really means and what bearing should it have on your C&B strategy

10:00am

How to get buy-in from your internal stakeholders to enhance your reward strategy?
  • What are the key factors to consider for your benefits proposal that will gain the approval of your stakeholders?
  • Demonstrate the benefits of your rewards program – by measuring ROI
  • Encourage senior level executives to part of the rewards program

10:40am

Coffee Break
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11:20am

Leverage on HR analytics to improve the efficiency of your C&B function
  • What is HR analytics and what are its stages of application?
  • Introduction to rewards analytics.
  • Using analytics effectively to manage your total reward strategy.
  • Developing objectives, measures and metrics to track your reward strategy using analytics tools and overcoming challenges
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12:00am

Panel Discussion: Develop an innovating flexi scheme that complements your corporate culture
  • How to introduce & manage a flexi scheme into your organization?
  • Does your benefits scheme meet the needs of your employees?
  • Using customized flex benefits to boost engagement and productivity
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12:40pm

Lunch
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1:40pm

Develop family friendly policies to support working carers in the workforce
  • What is the impact of shared parental leave on the business?
  • Develop a conducive family care environment to help with childcare and eldercare
  • Potential benefits of introducing flexible working policies and how to implement this successfully

2:20pm

Compelling ways to create a winning employee value proposition to attract talent
  • What are the common misconceptions and stereotypes associated with your industry?
  • Explore ideas to build a strong branding to recruit the ‘crème de la crème’ into your business
  • Best practices to recruit, retain & and transition your best talent.
  • Ensure you derive your desired ROI from your initiatives.

3:00pm

Coffee Break
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3:40pm

Best practices to keep your employees engaged - "Ted-Style" talks

Mini presentations by companies to share on their initiatives that keeps their employees motivated & engaged.

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4:20pm

Closing Remarks
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4:30pm

End of Employee Benefits Asia 2016
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