On Tuesday December 16th Sev and ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece organized an event in order to highlight the important role and the necessity of Human Resource Management. The event titled ”From HR Metrics to Human Capital Analytics” was attended by many executives and HR specialists who discussed and learnt about the use of special tools and methods that can contribute to the effective decision making and the application of policies to the most valued asset of modern enterprises, its human resources.
According to SEV, the competitive advantage of the job market is hidden in the knowledge and the application of the modern management methods and not in the cheap costs. That is why SEV is in a very close partnership with ALBA, to accelerate the development of the suitable tools and methods.
Dean Travlos made a short welcome note saying that ‘research creates knowledge which is transferred from the academic to the enterprise field and turns on the flame that creates the competitive advantage of an enterprise. Greek human resources, which is exquisite, needs to be organized, motivated and also it needs the suitable management tactics in order to be more productive and more creative.’
Later on, Dr. Olga Epitropaki, The Stavros Costopoulos Chair in Human Resource Management and Development, Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management, MSc in Strategic HRM Academic Director presented and analyzed the HR Metrics.
The event concluded with a networking workshop where 60 HR executives and specialists exchanged knowledge and expertise on practices and actions in 3 interactive discussion circles.
SEV and ALBA share a strong partnership which is evolving and becoming more robust. A representative example is the 'Women in Leadership' program, a coaching program for women executives initiated by SEV and conducted by ALBA which was realized during the last trimester of 2014 and had a huge receipt from top women executives.