IPM conference kicks off

October 13, 2014, 5:22pm

IPM conference kicks off

The fourth annual Institute of People’s Management (IPM) conference started yesterday in the capital – with the affirmation that Human Resource should continue playing a critical role in the development and nurturing of human skills.

Speaking at the official opening Prime Minister Hage Geingob, emphasised the importance of human resource development.

Geingob added that Government being the largest employer cannot afford to lack behind in this role opines Geingob in his address to the delegates during the opening ceremony.

“Government has realized the importance of human resource development, coupled together with institutional capacity building, human resources development has been identified as some of the prerequisite strategic objectives for achieving Vision 2030,” he said.

Geingob added that Government is in the process of streamlining its human resource program to ensure that there is a coordination of human resources function across all the Government agencies.

“The coordination of human resources planning links all offices, ministries and agencies together forming a network, therefore each party is able to adapt goals, strategies and initiatives to the particular needs that their offices, ministry or agencies deals with.

IPM Namibia President, Tim Ekandjo on his part states that “Human Resources is a vehicle that present the opportunity to advance people skills. “We live in an ever changing world that presents us with different challenges and opportunities and we have to keep abreast with the rather fast pace of change – hence gatherings like IPM conventions provides us with an opportunity to engage discuss and plan,” he said.

IPM Convention also inducted Tunae Kandjou as an honorary member of IPM Namibia.

 

Courtesy of The Villager