Asia Entrepreneurship Forum 2020 | APEA - Regional Edition - Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards

Asia Entrepreneurship Forum 2020


Accelerating Growth Beyond Borders


20 November 2020 | 9.45am – 4.00pm (GMT+8)

Virtual Forum

The recent Covid 19 has an adverse impact on global economies and companies are expecting a prolonged and an even deeper impact from the domino effects that may exist well into the decade. After addressing the now, companies are slowly returning to a fast-pace environment that we are familiar with, we see business leaders under pressure to restructure future plans, reviewing strategies and race to protect their revenues and margins.

To accelerate real growth in a post-covid 19 world, companies must move beyond adaptation. Leaders must consider new strategies for resilience, the ability to reinvent capabilities and activate transformation to protect against disruptions of all kinds, companies cannot just merely adapt and react when need to.

Resilience, Reinvention, Transformation will be the key to accelerate growth post-Covid 19. Here in this Asia Entrepreneurship Forum 2020, with the theme “Accelerating Growth Beyond Borders”, hear how accomplished industry professionals advance and thrive under disruptive changes with these three key elements, to shape a resilient future.

The greatest threat in times of turbulence is not the turbulence itself but fail to lead during crisis and unable to grow after.

Highlights of
The Forum:


Highlights of The Forum:




Hone, train and improve skills as a resilient and courageous leader, to be a risk-based thinker during uncertain times




The transformation imperative: Pivoting, shifting new mindsets and bold transformation strategy for new business landscape.




Learn the ability to be laser-focused on the right things at the right time, and how to rise after setbacks and disappointments




Fireside chat on defining position and navigating the business environment in disruptive times




Reinventing customer relationships: From Customers to Fandom




Creating resilience: Trends in risk management and practices that form organizational resilience




Rebuilding with a conscious empathy for a sustainable business environment


Virtual Programme

09.45AM
Welcome Address

Tan Sri Dr. Fong Chan Onn, Chairman of Enterprise Asia

10.00AM | INSIGHTS

Courageous Leadership In Times Of New Normal


What will it take to bounce back from a crisis, brave leaders should be the cornerstone for a company that is bouncing back from tough times and able to cope with disruptive changes. It is time for leaders to be ready to battle through the domino effects of the crisis that may well continue into the next decade. Brave leadership can be honed, trained, and measured.

  • Creating a courageous and trust culture
  • Leading with values through risks and uncertainties
  • Developing potentials in people
  • How to rise after setbacks and disappointments
Aftab Ahmed
Country Head, Citi Country Officer and Managing Director.
Citibank Philippines.
10.45AM | INSIGHTS

The Future Trends To Recovery: Building A Resilient Future


Resilience is critical to advance and thrive, managing risks on a reactive basis is no longer an option. Leaders can use this crisis as an opportunity to rapidly create resilience in the long term. What are the risk management practices that formed an excellent resilient organisation for the future and how to treat risk management like business?

  • Future trends that influence risk and proactively mitigate emerging risks
  • Learn about the risks and complexities to expect
  • Efficiency and agility to accelerate growth
  • Be aware and conquer new types of risks
Darren Yong
Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications Asia Pacific, Head of Client and Market Development Asia Pacific.
KPMG Services.
11.30AM | FIRESIDE CHAT

Business Environment And Opportunities Far-Beyond Covid-19


The recent covid-19 had a profound impact on businesses, companies are scrambling to re-strategise business models, respond to trends and hunt for new opportunities. But the business environment has shifted and the world is off-balance, leaders must have the ability to focus on the right things, respond to and navigate the business environment in these disruptive times.

  • Define your position and identify opportunities at your doorstep
  • Laser-focused at the right things at the right time
  • Risk management and structuring a business that is built to last
  • Practicing inclusive leadership in the times of Covid-19
Moderator:
Lt. General Sudhir Sharma. Advisor To Enterprise Asia.

Panellists:
Roger Loo, Executive Director, Management Consulting.
BDO Singapore.

Dung Nguyen, Country Leader.
Concentrix Vietnam.

Sabrina Ho, Founder and CEO.
Half the Sky.
12.30PM
Break
2.00PM | INSIGHTS

Role Of Culture: Transforming Your Organisation In Times Of Crisis


Economy, market, political and societal position had shifted overnight, and the change had never been faster. New thinking and bold transformative strategy are critical to withstand the trials of today. Leaders have to foster adaptive and agile culture, creative transformation at the same time improving business performance by meeting everyone’s basic needs, will lead their business and people into the future.

  • Supporting the adaptive and agile culture
  • Shift thinking for new business landscape and creative branding
  • Reinventing operations to ensure excellence
  • Digital transformation and innovation
Patricia Yim
General Manager.
IBM ASEAN.
2.40PM | INSIGHTS

Employees First: What Employee Experience Means In The Post Covid Workplace


Employee experience is a critical consideration for business leaders as it is a crucial factor in business success. An exceptional employee experience will impact employee loyalty, motivation, and overall employee and customer satisfaction.

  • Ex factors: Building trust, well-being, and effectiveness
  • Connect people to something bigger than themselves
  • Create and maintain a culture that values inclusion, individuality, and social harmony
Joydeep Bose
Managing Director & Global Head, Human Resources.
Olam International Limited.
3.20PM | INSIGHTS

Transforming Business As A Force For Good


As businesses attempt to get back on track, what are some green recovery elements and sustainability actions that businesses can factor in during rebuilding. As companies rebuild with conscious empathy of their impact, leaders will need to factor in ESG and responsible investment and consider strategies that mitigate global sustainability risks and paths for a sustainable business environment.

  • Green recovery elements and rebuilding sustainability actions
  • ESG and responsible investment
  • Identifying global sustainability risks and opportunities
  • Building consistent approach and scalable business model
Azlan Zainal Abidin
Chief Enterprise Business Officer.
Celcom Axiata.
4.00PM
Closing
4.30PM
Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards 2020 Virtual Ceremony
6.30PM
End

Virtual Programme

Welcome Address

Tan Sri Dr. Fong Chan Onn, Chairman of Enterprise Asia

INSIGHTS

Courageous Leadership In Times Of New Normal


What will it take to bounce back from a crisis, brave leaders should be the cornerstone for a company that is bouncing back from tough times and able to cope with disruptive changes. It is time for leaders to be ready to battle through the domino effects of the crisis that may well continue into the next decade. Brave leadership can be honed, trained, and measured.

  • Creating a courageous and trust culture
  • Leading with values through risks and uncertainties
  • Developing potentials in people
  • How to rise after setbacks and disappointments
Aftab Ahmed
Country Head, Citi Country Officer and Managing Director, Citibank Philippines
INSIGHTS

The Future Trends To Recovery: Building A Resilient Future


Resilience is critical to advance and thrive, managing risks on a reactive basis is no longer an option. Leaders can use this crisis as an opportunity to rapidly create resilience in the long term. What are the risk management practices that formed an excellent resilient organisation for the future and how to treat risk management like business?

  • Future trends that influence risk and proactively mitigate emerging risks
  • Learn about the risks and complexities to expect
  • Efficiency and agility to accelerate growth
  • Be aware and conquer new types of risks
Darren Yong
Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications Asia Pacific, Head of Client and Market Development Asia Pacific, KPMG Services
FIRESIDE CHAT

Business Environment And Opportunities Far-Beyond Covid-19


The recent covid-19 had a profound impact on businesses, companies are scrambling to re-strategise business models, respond to trends and hunt for new opportunities. But the business environment has shifted and the world is off-balance, leaders must have the ability to focus on the right things, respond to and navigate the business environment in these disruptive times.

  • Define your position and identify opportunities at your doorstep
  • Laser-focused at the right things at the right time
  • Risk management and structuring a business that is built to last
  • Practicing inclusive leadership in the times of Covid-19
Moderator:
Lt. General Sudhir Sharma. Advisor To Enterprise Asia.

Panellists:
Roger Loo, Executive Director, Management Consulting, BDO Singapore.
Dung Nguyen, Country Leader, Concentrix Vietnam.
Sabrina Ho, Founder and CEO, Half the sky.

Break

INSIGHTS

Role Of Culture: Transforming Your Organisation In Times Of Crisis


Economy, market, political and societal position had shifted overnight, and the change had never been faster. New thinking and bold transformative strategy are critical to withstand the trials of today. Leaders have to foster adaptive and agile culture, creative transformation at the same time improving business performance by meeting everyone’s basic needs, will lead their business and people into the future.

  • Supporting the adaptive and agile culture
  • Shift thinking for new business landscape and creative branding
  • Reinventing operations to ensure excellence
  • Digital transformation and innovation
Patricia Yim
General Manager, IBM ASEAN.
INSIGHTS

Employees First: What Employee Experience Means In The Post Covid Workplace


Employee experience is a critical consideration for business leaders as it is a crucial factor in business success. An exceptional employee experience will impact employee loyalty, motivation, and overall employee and customer satisfaction.

  • Ex factors: Building trust, well-being, and effectiveness
  • Connect people to something bigger than themselves
  • Create and maintain a culture that values inclusion, individuality, and social harmony
Joydeep Bose
Managing Director & Global Head, Human Resources, Olam International Limited.
INSIGHTS

Transforming Business As A Force For Good


As businesses attempt to get back on track, what are some green recovery elements and sustainability actions that businesses can factor in during rebuilding. As companies rebuild with conscious empathy of their impact, leaders will need to factor in ESG and responsible investment and consider strategies that mitigate global sustainability risks and paths for a sustainable business environment.

  • Green recovery elements and rebuilding sustainability actions
  • ESG and responsible investment
  • Identifying global sustainability risks and opportunities
  • Building consistent approach and scalable business model
Azlan Zainal Abidin
Chief Enterprise Business Officer, Celcom Axiata.

Closing

Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards 2020 Virtual Ceremony

End