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AMCHAM Human Resources Committee Meeting


• 7:30am - 8:00am: Registration / Networking 
• 8:00am - 9:30am: Breakfast / Speech / Q&A 



• ​Nam Sung Cho

Director, Human Resources / Head of HR for Korea, Taiwan & Japan

“How to Become a More Strategic HR Business Partner”

Dear AMCHAM Members,

The conversation about HR having a “seat at the table” is over. The door is wide open and the Human Resources function has its seat; increasingly one being populated by HR Business Partners that are aligned with business units rather than, or in addition to a centralized HR function.

But for many organizations that have filled these roles with HR generalists, long on skills in the HR function but short on experience in other areas of the business, these partnerships are proving frustrating for both sides. Now, more than ever, HR professionals need a whole new set of competencies, some related to talent and some related to business to deliver the results their organizations are looking for.

In this session, Nam will share his experiences working with both Korea and US based global companies on how to become more strategic HR business partners in order to work closely with senior business leaders to develop an HR strategy that will closely align people with the business.

He will be focusing on the following four topics
1. What does it really mean to be a strategic HR Business Partner?
2. How do you build the relationship and trust of the business leaders?
3. How do you add value to the business as their HR Business Partner?
4. Case study from Qualcomm

AMCHAM Human Resources Committee Co-Chairs

Eun-Mi Chae / Paul Cho / Michael Conforme