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Deputy Managing Director, Workforce Group, Foluso Aribisala (left); Head Dangote Academy, Juliet Oshagbemi; Head Learning & Development Ecobank, Ayotunde Opeoluwa;Head Talent & Career Development Airtel, Tonye Boham; Director Learning & Development Workforce Group, Olasunkanmi Adenuga; Regional Head Learning & Talent Management PZ Cussons Africa, Temitope Adedayo-Ojo; Head Learning & Development Sterling Bank, Adewunmi Oluremi; Head Human Resources FMDQ, Funlola Akintonde; Director Outsourcing Workforce Group, Adesola Adenuga all panelists at the 3rd Annual Learning & Development Leaders Conference organised by Workforce Group recently in Lagos


Workforce Group, a Human Resource and Business Consulting firm has urged organisations to invest in their employees by equiping them with the skills required to thrive in the future.

The group made the appeal recently during its third yearly learning and development leaders’ conference held in Lagos.
While speaking on ‘Building A Future-Fit Workforce Through Organisational Learning Agility’, Chief Executive Officer of Avon Healthcare, Adesimbo Ukiri said that organisations must be agile to equip their employees with a variety of skills for jobs that do not exist today if they are to thrive in the future of work.

According to her, a knowledge-enabled, learning-based workforce offers a unique competitive advantage in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace.Deputy Managing Director, Workforce Group, Foluso Aribisala, underscored the importance of leaders developing leaders by deliberately cascading the leadership philosophy across their organisations.

With the theme, ‘The Future is Now: Learning and Development as a Catalyst for Shaping the Future of Work and Organisational Performance’ the event attracted learning and development heavyweights across broad spectrum of industries and sectors.

The gathering discussed how forces of disruption and innovation are reshaping the world of work and the pivotal role of learning and development in building competencies required to drive high performance and long term competitiveness.In attendance were; CEO of CARS45, Etop Ikpe; Regional Head, Learning & Talent Management, PZ Cussons, Temitope Adedayo-Ojo; Head, Learning & Development, Ecobank, Ayotunde Opeoluwa; Head, Learning & Development, Sterling Bank, Adewunmi Oluremi and Head, Talent Management & Career Development, Airtel, Tonye Boham, Learning and Development Manager, FrieslandCampina WAMCO, Omonike Charles-Binitie; Head, Human Resources, FMDQ, Funlola  Akintonde among others.


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