The Role of HR in International Expansion

Executive Briefing Series

17th March 16:00 - 17:45

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The Role of HR in
International Expansion

***Due to the Coronavirus the format has been changed to a virtual meeting***

The HR challenges that arise as international expansion gathers pace become central to an organisation’s success or failure. A recent surveconducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit together with ADP of over 1,000 HR executives in globally expanding companies, identified international recruitment, maintaining compliance across jurisdictions, and understanding cultural differences as the primary HR challenges of international expansion. But how can HR overcome the hurdles faced and support international expansions while managing more complex processes and services?  

To address this question, CorporateLeaders in partnership with ADP is hosting an exclusive Executive Briefing to discuss the role HR plays in supporting international expansion and how companies who have expanded successfully have overcome the challenges they facedThe presentations from Armin Trost, professor at HFU Business School in Furtwangen and former global head of worldwide recruitment of SAP and Wilfried Vogel ADP, will provide:

  • Practical guidance on building a talent acquisition strategy for international expansion 
  • HR strategies, methodologies, tools and skills required for international expansion 
  • The unknown barriers HR will face when opening operations in new countries 
  • Managing a global reputation 
  • Balance the organisational growth with the complexities that comes with it 
  • Overcoming local and global challenges with analytical insights and approaches



15 minutes

Virtual meeting room open

5 minutes

Welcome and technical overview

55 minutes

Presentation and round table discussion

HR Challenges of International Expansion – Facts & Figures from the Latest Economist Research

Building a Talent Acquisition Strategy for Global Expansion

0 minutes

End of presentations and discussions

30 minutes

Q&A with experts

0 minutes

End of event

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