PM to launch new HRD Corp to boost talent development


KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) will be rebranded as the Human Resource Development Corporation (HRD Corp), as part of an effort to enhance the agency's role to support talent development.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob is expected to officiate the launch this Thursday (Dec 2).

The agency, in the last 18 months, has further expanded its role to support training and development needs of all Malaysians from various backgrounds.

It has also introduced a series of strategic initiatives focusing on job matching and placement opportunities, as well as income-generating programmes for a wider target group aimed at reducing unemployment rate.

It is also targeted to assist those who are affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The launch on Thursday will be held alongside a two-day exhibition – held from 10am to 5pm on Thursday and Friday – that will showcase strategic products, services and initiatives from a variety of ministries, at Hall 1 of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

The event will feature information sharing on training and upskilling programmes by HRD Corp and its strategic partners, which is a free event and open to the public.

The exhibition will also include career talks by the HRD Corp Placement Centre and walk-in interviews, as well as forums featuring speakers who are industry experts on the future workforce.

One of the forums lined up for the event includes a talk entitled “The 2030 Workforce: Balancing Three Symbiotic Elements; Work, Workers and Workplace”, which is moderated by Sarveen Kandiah, the managing director of OpenLearning (South-East Asia).

Panellists of this forum consist of Deloitte Malaysia chief executive Yee Wing Peng, LinkedIn head of talent and learning solutions (Malaysia & Vietnam) Irene Ong, and Thriving Talents founder Michael Teoh Su Lim.

Visitors who attend the exhibition will also stand a chance to win a variety of prizes.

To participate in this exhibition, visitors only need to register to obtain an access pass via

this link: http://bit.ly/RSVP_HRDCorpExhibition

Upon registration, those who are attending the exhibition will also be required to bring the assigned QR code on the day of the event to claim their access passes.

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