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December 08, 2020 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York) | (01 hr) | Time Zone Converter

The rate of business transformation is accelerating as organizations try to stay ahead of turbulent events – not least during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. HR has a key role to play in this transformation ensuring the organization has the leadership, talent and culture it needs to lean into an uncertain future.

Ironically, HR operating models have hardly changed, and this stasis threatens to prevent the function from becoming a proactive business partner. Comprehensive research by The Conference Board reveals that leading businesses are urgently looking for new ways to deploy HR for maximum flexibility and impact. This webcast provides examples of how HR organizations are dismantling outmoded structures and silos to work in increasingly “fluid” ways across the enterprise. Sergei Polianski, Global Agile Operations Lead, People & Culture at JT International will share the story of its transformation journey, especially into Agile HR.

After attending this webcast, you will be able to:

  • Understand the urgency for HR to deploy in more flexible ways to support business transformation or help the organization navigate through disruptive change
  • Gain insight into how leading companies ensure a tight alignment between the business and people strategy so that HR can both enhance and create new people-based value
  • Consider a range of HR operating approaches and how these might give your organization a competitive edge in unlocking the potential of human capital
  • Identify the practical steps, benefits and challenges of transitioning to Agile HR.

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Requirements : Attendees must be logged on for the duration of the webcast, participate in all interactive polls, and request credits via the on-screen form. Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based; Program Level: Intermediate; Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None


This program has been approved for 1 (HR (General)) recertification credit hour toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

SHRM This program has been pre-approved for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit


Sergei Polianski

Sergei Polianski
Global Agile Operations Lead, People & Culture
JT International S.A.

Sergei has been working in Japan Tobacco International since 1998, holding number of positions in IT and HR.  He is currently responsible for setting up and leading Agile Operations in People & Culture function that serves as internal consultancy pool to implement strategic projects, del...Full Bio

Marion Devine

Marion Devine (Moderator)
Senior Human Capital Researcher, Europe
The Conference Board

Marion Devine is Senior Researcher in Human Capital for Europe, based in TCB’s Brussels office.  Marion brings a European perspective to TCB’s HC work and contributes across a broad spectrum of HC topics in support of the various HC Centers.

Marion brings a wealth of expe...Full Bio

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