HRDF Bulletin | October & November 2019

The HIGHEST overall assessment by participants throughout the 19 years history of Conference organising

The HRDF Conference and Exhibition 2019 being the biggest conference in South East Asia has successfully attracted over 2,122 delegates across Asia Pacific and the United Kingdom and 107 exhibitors due to its highly interactive and content-rich sessions which marks the largest conference ever in the history of HRDF. The event was graced by top-rated key speakers like Jonathan Yabut, Joel Neoh, Mike Walsh, Azran Osman-Rani and Harith Iskander.

In conjunction with the conference, HRDF organised its annual HRD Awards on 26th November 2019. The long-standing and prestigious Award which was introduced in 2001 is recognised and fully supported by the Ministry of Human Resources, Malaysia. The ceremony witnessed four prestigious awards up for contention – The Human Resources Minister Award; PSMB Award; PSMB Innovation & Creativity Award; and The Pearl Award.

Congratulations to all the HRD Awards 2019 Winners! Check out the winners here:
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JOM LATIH Carnival 2019 attracted more than 300 participants

The HRDF Chairman of the Board Dato’ Noor Farida Mohd Ariffin launched the two (2) new frameworks in conjunction with HRDF Jom Latih Seminar 2019, themed ‘Accelerating Learning’.
These frameworks are part of the Fund’s new Contestable Training Market initiative, an online platform targeted to be introduced in 2020 that will allow employers choose the training that best meets their needs in a cost-effective manner.


HRDF launches HEARTS–CCP Programme for Women to avoid neglect from their family obligations or other duties

Minister of Human Resources, M. Kula Segaran launched a new programme specifically aimed at women to encourage their active participation in the development of the country's economy in conjunction with the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) Deepavali 2019 Celebration at Wisma HRDF.
The Housewives Enhancement and Reactivate Talent Scheme (HEARTS) by HRDF and the Career Comeback Programme (CCP) by Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp) are seen in line with the government's initiative to create 33,000 job opportunities in a year through the Women@Work movement as announced in the 2020 Budget last month.
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Industrial Insights' Report

To understand in depth, the skills area and specific trainings that align with industrial needs, HRDF’s Research Unit has put together a detailed Industrial Insights' Report. Issue 5 of 2019, which provides glimpse on the current people issues and identifies training challenges faced by industries caused by external factors.

Goodreads for October and November 2019

Press Statement 1 :
Press statement on Budget 2020

Press Statement 2 :
Press Statement from the Chairman of
Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF)

Best regards,
Corporate Communication Department
Human Resources Development Fund