Nigeria’s fully integrated telecommunications company, Globacom, has lent its support to the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) to organise a capacity-building forum for top-level human resource professionals in the country.
The forum, a gathering of Human Resources professionals, co-sponsored by Globacom, featured one of the world’s most renowned executive coaches, John Mattone, among other resource persons who addressed the audience.
Globacom in a statement from its head office in Lagos said it decided to partner with CIPM to facilitate the forum as a way of contributing to the development of transformational leadership culture in Nigeria’s corporate environment. “Nigeria is blessed with diverse human resources, bursting with amazing talent, boundless energy and incredible passion. Forums such as this one put together by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management are immensely useful in optimising efficiency in the workplace,” Globacom said in the press release.
The telecommunications company pledged to continue to support initiatives that seek to elevate the quality of corporate leadership in Nigeria. The forum themed, “Talent and Intelligent Leadership: Roadmap to unleashing greatness in your current and future leaders,” was held at Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, and drew participants from key sectors of the economy, including telecommunications, oil and gas, banking and media.
In his opening remarks at the forum, CIPM Vice President, Mr. W ale Adediran, who represented the President of the Council, said the 10th Special Human Resource Forum was organised in pursuance of the institute’s mission to promote excellence in the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills by practitioners.” He thanked participants and the sponsors, including Globacom, for partnering with the institute to make the forum a reality.