The Digital HR Innovation Summit is proud to offer a varied selection of content-driven masterclasses each led by renowned subject matter experts. Our masterclasses cover topics crucial to the ongoing development of HR and organisations in today’s age, and provide practical knowledge you can take back to your workplace. All sessions are 90 minutes in duration, and can be purchased separately along with your general admission ticket.

Please note: some masterclasses run in parallel with each other, so please double check the timings of each session!

Day 1 – 28 April 2020 


The Super Resilient Organization

Day 1 – 28 April 2020 | 11:10 – 12:50

By Ade McCormack, Founder, Digital Readiness Institute

In this masterclass, we will explore how to build an organisation that thrives on uncertainty and volatility. You will be introduced to an approach for building super-resilience into your organisation and will have the opportunity to explore the challenges and opportunities this present. Most importantly, you will leave the workshop empowered to make the case that talent management must be the CEO’s priority.

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The Overcommitted Organization

Day 1 – 28 April 2020 | 14:00 – 15:40

By Mark Mortensen, Associate Professor, INSEAD

Across the world, senior managers and team leaders are increasingly frustrated by conflicts arising from what we refer to as multiteaming—having their people assigned to multiple projects simultaneously. But given the significant benefits of multiteaming, it has become a way of organizational life, particularly in knowledge work.

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Day 2 – 29 April 2020

Disrupt or be Disrupted: Making Innovation Happen – Unlocking the Creative Human Potential in Organizations

Day 2 – 29 April 2020 | 11:10 – 12:50

By Julian Birkinshaw, Professor and Deputy Dean, London Business School

This Masterclass is a deep dive into the methods and personal qualities needed to make innovation happen in the business world today. Professor Birkinshaw will discuss the typical obstacles to innovation that established firms all face, then he will describe a structured way to tackle whatever ’innovation challenge’ you are currently working on.

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Building a Digital HR Strategy in the Age of AI

Day 2 – 29 April 2020 | 11:10 – 12:50

By Soumyasanto Sen, HR Technology, Transformation & People Analytics Leader and Advisor, Author of “Digital HR Strategy”

This Masterclass is a deep dive into several aspects that arise from technologies like artificial intelligence, which are already transforming the nature of work and the workplace to great extent. Machines are carry out more of the repetitive tasks done by humans today, complement the work that the humans are best at, and in addition, perform some activities that go beyond what humans can do.

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Hack the 3 A’s of Human Behaviour: Transform the Personal Leadership, Culture, and Pain of Change of Your Tribe

Day 2 – 29 April 2020 | 14:00 – 15:05

By Sangbreeta Moitra, TEDx award-winning speaker, Strategist on Human Behaviour, Change and Transformation

The pain of change is one of the strongest communicative signals in our body. What are the fears and pains of change in the minds of your people today?

How are they dealing with their pains, discomforts and inconveniences in a workforce facing constant change, disruption and transformation? What impact does that have on the performance, relevance and future of not only their careers, but your organisation? How can behaviour change transform this scenario for you and your team?

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