The Human Factor Driving Business Growth Through Strategic HR

Time: 9am-5pm (local time)


In this dynamic workshop, we delve into the critical role Human Capital Strategy plays in achieving sustainable business success. This two days’ immersive experience provides a holistic understanding of the three key pillars of implementing strategy through people:

  1. Defining Human Capital Strategy: Gain insights into different operating models designed to deliver business value, as well as HR practices that facilitate this. For instance, what cultural factors should be considered when planning a merger to ensure seamless integration?
  2. Adapting to the Evolving Business Landscape: Discuss the emerging challenges in human capital that today’s HR business leaders can’t afford to ignore.
  3. Human Capital Challenge (HCC) Strategic Simulation: Engage in an interactive simulation game that places human capital at the epicentre of value creation, offering a real-world understanding of how HR decisions intersect with business strategies.

Key learning outcomes

This workshop provides a roadmap to understanding the indispensable role of the ‘people-factor’ in organizational success. Upon completion, participants will be equipped to:

  • Understand and articulate the components of human capital strategy essential for executing business objectives,
  • Pinpoint the strategic variables that yield robust organizational outcomes,
  • Recognize and tackle the business impacts of culture, talent, organizational structure, and leadership,
  • Develop a coherent strategic plan linking human capital, customer sensitivities, strategic initiatives, and fiscal performance, Ascertain contemporary human capital challenges and their effects on talent, culture, structure, and leadership,
  • Outline how HR practices can be fine-tuned to align with the strategic imperatives of your organization.

Who should attend

  • HR Leaders – Head of HR, HR Directors, Senior HR Managers, HR Managers
  • Mid-Level HRBP’s, Senior HR Executives
  • HR Operations Manager
  • HRIS Professional

Fermin Diez, PhD, CCP, SPHR, IHRP-MP, FSID


Fermin Diez. & Associates PTE. LTD

Dr. Fermin Diez has ample experience in human resources, which includes consulting, corporate, academic, and board roles in 40 countries in all continents.

As a consultant he has advised major multinationals, large local companies and public sector organisations at the Board and CSuite levels in topics related to Total Rewards, Executive Compensation, Sales Compensation, Human Capital Strategy and .HR Analytics.

As an HR leader, he has been Regional Head of HR for two large MNCs in AsiaPac and in Latin America. He is the former Deputy CEO and Group Head of Human Resources for Singapore’s National Council for Social Service, where he is still active as a Senior Advisor. As an academic, he has won awards as an Adjunct Professor at the National University of Singapore, at Singapore Management University and at Nanyang Technological University. He has written three books: ‘Human Capital and Global Business Strategy’, ‘The Remuneration Handbook: International Edition’ and ‘Fundamentals of HR Analytics’. He currently blogs about ChatGPT for HR and on the Future of Pay. Fermin is also a recognized HR thought leader, and was named as a Top HR Influencer in Asia. He is a frequent speaker at regional and global fora on topics related to compensation, strategic HR, talent management and development, career planning, HRTech, public sector HR practices and HR Analytics. He is chief content facilitator for TR2050, a global think tank devoted to finding better ways to pay employees to support the future of work. Most recently, he shared the stage with Prof Dave Ulrich and Dr Max Blumberg on a three-day workshop on HR Transformation. He also serves, or has served, on Boards and HR Committees for Organizations in Singapore and abroad. Fermin is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of HR Professionals, where he Chaired the Assessments and Insights Committee and as the Dean of HR Education. He currently sits on the Council and Exco of the Singapore HR Institute, and is a Governing Council member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. Fermin obtained his PhD from Singapore Management University, his MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and his undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan.


“The Human Capital Strategy workshop provided a well-rounded experience, connecting theoretical understanding with actionable insights. I felt it was perfect for both beginners and seasoned professionals.”

"I came in with a solid background in HR but left with an entirely new perspective on how to align human capital with business strategy. The facilitator made complex topics digestible and engaging."

"The interactive simulation was eye-opening. They gave me practical skills that I can apply back at the office. A game-changer for any HR professional!"

"From the strategic frameworks to the real-world simulation, everything was highly relevant to my business. Even with years of experience under my belt, I walked away with new perspectives and understanding."


Key Sessions to be covered:

  • Business and Human Capital Strategy Integration
  • Organizational Culture as a Strategy Catalyst
  • Building Purpose-Driven Organizations
  • Leadership Dynamics
  • Talent Management: Recruitment, Development, and Compensation
  • Navigating Organizational Change
  • Metrics for HR Success
  • HR’s Role as a Strategic Business Partner

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Tel: +65 6692 9031

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Singapore, In-Person

13- 14 May 2024, 9am-5pm
Early Bird till 26th of April 2024

SGD2,150 1,850

Hong Kong, In-Person

19 – 20 June 2024, 9am-5pm
Early Bird till 31st of May 2024

USD 1,550 1,350

*9% GST applies to Singapore based companies and individuals.
**Group discounts applicable.

  1. All bookings are final.
  2. Should you be unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome at no extra charge.
  3. HRO Masterclass Series cannot provide any refunds for cancellations.
  4. HRO Masterclass Series reserves the rights to alter the programme without notice, including the substitution, amendment or cancellation of trainers and/or topics.
  5. HRO Masterclass Series is not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of a substitution, alteration, postponement or cancellation of the event.