International Practical Seminar Strategic Human Resource Planning and Development in Public Institutions: Building Capacity and Capability


Identifying and developing the potential of your talent Strategic Human Resource · Competency Framework · Workforce Planning

Competition for qualified staff is fierce, and so is the challenge to retain and develop the right people. Public entities can rarely compete against private entities with respect to compensation schemes. However, they can ensure an environment that enables personal growth while nurturing the skill sets and leadership potentials required for their organisational effectiveness.

More details
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Creating a strategic and effective personnel development
During this International Practical Seminar, our selected speakers will share practical insights on Human Resource planning and development strategies, failures and successes to learn from, while also giving you the stage to brainstorm, exchange and conceptualise during interactive workshops.

In this seminar, we will i.a. focus on:

  • Maximising benefits from effective HRM
  • Applying key HR and HRD strategies for improving organisational success
  • Developing a response to current issues surrounding HR
  • Developing strategies to retain your staff and enhance their potential

What will you learn at this Practical Seminar?

  • How to critically evaluate current HR practices
  • How to use analytics for personnel planning and development
  • How to use employees competences for their personal development
  • What defines employee’s long-term engagement and high performance
  • How to get people to motivate people and make them believe in the institution’s values
  • The effective way to deal with budgetary restraints
  • How to respond to demographic changes
  • How to create an attractive and competitive employer brand
  • How to act against knowledge loss due to staff retirement

Who is this seminar for?

This seminar is for Directors, Heads of Units as well as officers in the following departments and institutions:

  • Personnel, Human Resources Management
  • Recruitment, Talent Acquisition, Staffing
  • Career/HR Development , Leadership & Talent Management
  • Strategy & Capacity Building
  • Organisational Learning, Organisational Development
  • Performance & Evaluation
  • Central Administration, Administrative and Personnel Affairs
  • Executive Management
  • Information and Knowledge Management


  • European Agencies and Institutions
  • International Organisations
  • National and Regional Ministries
  • Public Companies
  • Higher Education institutions
  • City Councils & Communities

Our experts team
from practice for this event:

Dermot Clynes
Dermot ClynesHead, Organisation Development, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, Ireland
Christian Dahoui
Christian DahouiDirector of Human Resoures, World Trade Organization (WTO)
Audrey  Depeige
Audrey DepeigeAnalytics and Organisational Development Advisor, OECD - OCDE
Martine Lepert
Martine LepertHuman and Resources Management Director, European Investment Fund
Silvia Manessi
Silvia ManessiTeam Leader, Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (EU Agency ACER)
Matthias Will
Matthias WillDirector of Organisational Development, DG HR, European Commission