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Public Training

Formulating an Effective Workforce

for the Economic Downturn

(Course Code: HR200219)

Date: 2020.02.19 (Wed)

Time: 9:30am - 5:30pm

Venue: 21/F., Gala Place, 56 Dundas Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon

Language: Cantonese with English terminology

Fee: HKD2,300/*HKD2,150

*Discount for payment settled on or before 3rd February 2020, or 3 delegates apply together.

Due to the social unrests over the recent few months and China-US trade war lasting for more than a year, many business sectors in Hong Kong have been negatively affected.  Most economists and business analysts foresee that there will be a further economic downturn and Hong Kong will enter the harsh winter in Year 2020. “How to develop such an effective workforce plan based on business needs and drive the implementation of relevant actions?” will become a big challenge for most HR professionals.  Meanwhile, they may also face other side problems such as employee morale, retention of key talents & etc. during the downturn.  Are there any strategies and tactics to deal with those challenges and prepare an effective workforce to drive the company’s performance? This practical and interactive training workshop is available now.


Target Audiences
The workshop is designed for HR professionals, functional managers and business leaders who are responsible for driving team’s performance and organization’s results.


Course Objective
The purpose of this workshop aims at developing participants with the knowledge and skills to prepare effective workforce for the next economic downturn but engage employees to well perform continuously.

Course Outline

  • Preparation and development of accurate forecast and action plan for the upcoming downturn

  • Development and management of the contingency workforce

  • Different scenarios of “manpower planning” based on business needs

  • Planning for the unavoidable labour arbitration 

  • Termination of bottom performers

  • Retention of key talents

  • Preparation of business recovery

  • Effective communication to management and striving for employees’ trust and loyalty


Participants who successfully complete this course and have 80% attendance will be issued a Certificate of Attendance


Dr Phiyon LAM

Doctor in Business Administration

Phiyon has possessed more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources Management with sizeable US-based and European global corporations in manufacturing, consumer products, supply chain and automation engineering industries across Asia Pacific region. She has held senior regional HR leader positions in those companies and is now working as a Management Consultant. 
Having in-depth working experiences in human resources management under global business environment, Phiyon is equipped with comprehensive expertise in optimizing and turning around organization performance for organization change, merge and acquisition. She is also good at formulating and executing organization development strategies including talent recruitment, development and retention, performance management, compensation and benefit system establishment. 

Tel: 2153 9887

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