22 April 2021. Claudia facilitated a virtual session on change management through the debrief of a Harvard Business Publishing simulation.
The session focused on how to ensure leaders support employees through the 4 stages of change: awareness, interest, trial and adoption by using the right strategies and levers.
9 April 2021. Claudia facilitated a strategic leadership retreat for Makna. The focus was to re-affirm the 2021 priorities, finalize the departmental KPIs and identify the potential challenges the organization will likely face in the coming months in order to effectively address them so they don't come on the way of the organization's ability to reach desired outcomes.
8 April 2021. Claudia facilitated a virtual session on Leadership Impact through the discussion of a Harvard Business Publishing case study.
The session focused on identifying what are the most critical aspects that should be managed to create impact: cultural sensitivities, partnering with others, managing relationships and nurturing talent.
March 30, 2021. Claudia moderated a virtual session with Harvard Professor David Ager for the Ericsson leaders participating in the regional leadership development program.
Professor Ager focused on the concept of collaboration. He discussed the most salient barriers to collaboration and how leaders can deal with and overcome these barriers.
March 25, 2021. Claudia introduced to employees via a virtual townhall the newly designed long term incentive programme to recognize and incentivize employees.
The project was implemented in 3 phases: discovery (to understand the client's expectations and objectives), design (to define the programme's guiding principles), deployment (to ensure the options and grants are awarded in a transparent, objective and fair manner).
March 18, 2021. Claudia moderated a virtual session with one of Ericsson's business leader, Denis Brunetti. He shared with participants his personal leadership journey for over 30 years at Ericsson, and his perspective on leading in a matrix.
March 16, 2021. Claudia was interviewed by Audrey Raj from BFM 89.9 The Business Station, on how to manage effective performance and potential evaluation sessions. Through the interview Claudia covers matters related to managing the evaluation process remotely, the potential biases that people managers should be aware of and how to have effective conversations.
January 26th - February 10th 2021 . Claudia facilitated 5 online workshops for Awantech's top management and senior leadership team to support their efforts around improving the way they evaluate employee's performance and potential.
January 14th - 15th, 2021. Claudia facilitated a strategic planning retreat with the top leadership of Makna to support their efforts around crafting a SMART business plan for the year.
Claudia conducted a session with senior organizational leaders to sharpen their presentation skills as they will take the challenge of conducting the 5 sessions of Makna's Continuous Education Programme designed for entry level executives.
Thread Advisory and Accendo sign strategic partnership to address the growing demand for Strategic Talent Management solutions.
Kuala Lumpur, June 15, 2020: Accendo Technologies, a leading provider of cloud-based strategic talent management solutions, announced the signing of a partnership agreement with Thread Advisory, the human capital management consulting company founded by Claudia Cadena, former CHRO of Malaysian Airlines. The two companies have come together to offer end-to-end talent solutions to customers, combining the best of talent consulting and talent management software.
Over the last few years, Accendo has been addressing real talent management challenges by constantly bringing innovative solutions to the market. Existing HR applications have severe limitations in their capability to properly meet talent management requirements for customers. Along with Accendo's best of breed solutions, customers also look towards industry experts like Claudia, who's Thread Advisory has been at the forefront of providing in-depth expertise in talent strategy and human capital management consulting.
Speaking about the partnership, Sharma Lachu CEO & Founder, Accendo Technologies, said that "It's a real pleasure to partner and work alongside someone as knowledgeable and committed as Claudia. The coming together of our two companies and solutions would address a large need in the market, which is to offer best-of-breed talent management software with integrated talent consulting. I expect our customers to greatly benefit from our partnership."
Adding to this, Claudia commented that "People management consulting and digital solutions need to be tightly integrated and seen as two complementary components of the offering. It is no longer adequate to provide any HR consulting without a strong technology backed digital solution. Accendo has done a fabulous job of creating innovative solutions for talent management, and I look forward to working closely with them to address key client needs. And more so as we all look to emerge from the current crisis."
Accendo helps organizations revolutionize how to attract, assess, align, develop and retain top talent, both inside and outside the company. The company’s cloud platform enables organizations to run entire talent journeys that includes conducting assessments, obtaining meaningful insights for strategic decision support, and crafting learning journeys and career paths for individual employees. Accendo is reimagining how talent assessments are used through an impactful combination of data science, intelligent analytics, process efficiency and user experience. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the company services leading corporates across a wide cross-section of industries, with needs for succession planning, graduate hiring programs, Hi-Po identification, promotions, recruitment and talent optimization.
About Thread Advisory
Thread Advisory is a boutique human capital management consulting company that aspires to be your strategic business partner. We want to support and complement your organizational capabilities around managing Talent to enable you to Hire, Retain, Engage, Advance and Develop each and every one of them to their full potential. In order to be a true strategic business partner, we start by researching and understanding your operating environment, reality and challenges, your organizational culture and your people. It is this understanding which will allow us to work with the organization's leaders in identifying and clearly defining requirements, issues or problems. It is only then that we will feel empowered to propose and work with you to implement the most suitable solutions, plans or programmes.
May 12-13, 2020. Conducting "New Normal" briefings after the re-opening, to ensure all employees had clarity about how best to safely operate and protect each other while in the office.
June 2, 2020. Claudia was interviewed by BFM Radio on the challenges and opportunities of re-opening business amidst the covid-19 pandemic.
June 9 and 10, 2020. Conducting "Employee Townhalls" to update on business outlook and continuity plan to ensure future sustainability.
March 26, 2020. Claudia facilitated a webinar with Emerging Leaders to discuss how to lead during uncertain and complex business environments.
April 6-10, 2020. In collaboration with Accelerate Global, Claudia mentored a fresh graduate on how to navigate the job application process, from CV writing to mastering the selection process.
April 17, 2020. Claudia participated in a webinar to share her insights and experience around the Gig Economy, its opportunities and challenges ahead. To listen to the full webinar, follow this link: https://www.facebook.com/brandtininternational/videos/263975028105116/
June 8 and 15, 2020. Claudia facilitated a webinar with UAE's Du Telecom Directors and Senior Directors. The session covered 3 topics: 1. Managing your networks; 2. Managing your boss; and 3. Managing your team.
August 7, 2020. Shareen Ghani from GigXglobal engaged in conversation with Claudia Cadena around the challenges and opportunities presented by the Agile Workforce Model in the advent of Covid-19.
August 17, 2020. Claudia facilitated 2 webinar sessions with UAE's Du Telecom Directors/Senior Directors, Managers / Senior Managers. The sessions covered a wide range of topics related to being effective in leading others and managing themselves.
January 30-31, 2020. Claudia facilitated MAKNA's strategic retreat attended by the organization's top management. The leaders engaged in an open and fruitful discussion around the priorities, challenges and opportunities that should be managed and addressed in 2020.
January 15, 2020. Module 2 - Thinking Ahead of the Curve, was kicked started with a virtual Expert Lecture led by Harvard Business School Professor Rawi Abdelal and Moderated by Claudia Cadena.
January 22, 2020. Claudia Cadena facilitated a one-day workshop. Participants focused on a Harvard Business School case study to discuss disruption vs adaptation, a business framework to strengthen the way they develop and execute strategy, and self evaluation around strategic thinking and curiosity to improve their self awareness and strengthen a culture of innovation.
January 31, 2020. Claudia moderated the Consolidation Webinar for Module 2, Thinking Ahead of the Curve. Participants worked in teams to complete an exercise focusing on how to manage more effectively in consideration of the VUCA business environment. The 90 minutes webinar was used to discuss the outputs from the exercise and derive some valuable insights.
March 9, 2020. Claudia Cadena facilitated a 1-day workshop on driving innovation and change. Participants engaged in in-depth discussions through case study and simulation methodologies.
August 26, 2020. After completing all modules, activities, assignments and sessions, and with Covid-19 pandemic in between, the graduation ceremony took place virtually.
October 8, 2019. Claudia was invited to be a speaker at Employers Provident Fund of Malaysia 3-days Knowledge Fair 2019.
She spoke about "Learning in the Flow of Life", the number 1 challenge as identified by Deloitte's 2019 Global Human Capital Trends.
November 5, 2019. Claudia moderated a session around how best to leverage corporate brand and values to deliver a holistic employee experience at Human Resources Online Talent Experience Forum 2019.
Penang 12-13 November, 2019. Claudia facilitated a two-days leadership workshop for top female government / community leaders in Penang, focusing on self, team, organizational management and change.
November 26, 2019. Claudia moderated a webinar with Harvard Business School's Professor Jeff Polzer on Collaboration as part of SP Setia's Leadership Development Programme for their leaders.
December 2, 2019. Claudia becomes a Certified Facilitator /Trainer by Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) Malaysia.
Kuala Lumpur, December 4-5 2019. Claudia facilitated a two-day's workshop on Managing Complexity through Collaboration for SP Setia's leaders.
Dubai 7th July 2019. Claudia facilitated a one-day workshop for top performing senior managers of Dubai's Emaar Group, a top property developer and provider of premium lifestyle.
Dubai 8th July 2019. Claudia facilitated a one-day workshop for top performing general managers of Dubai's Emaar Group, a top property developer and provider of premium lifestyle.
Port Dickson 21st-23rd August 2019. Claudia facilitated a three-day strategic retreat combined with teamwork and fun through street art with the top management team of Worldwide Holdings Berhad, a conglomerate focusing on property, environment and medical devices.
Delhi 17th September 2019. Claudia facilitated a one-day workshop for top performing senior managers at Ericsson.
Jakarta 19th September 2019. Claudia facilitated a one-day workshop for top performing senior managers at Ericsson.
Kuala Lumpur, 25th September 2019.Claudia moderated a webinar for Senior Leaders on Effective Collaboration for Results and facilitated an online simulation on Leading with Influence for senior managers at Ericsson located in South East Asia and Australia.
Abu Dhabi 20-21st March 2019. Claudia facilitated a strategic leadership workshop for Top Management leaders of Musanada Group.
Kuala Lumpur March 25 and 26th. Claudia facilitated a leadership workshop for F&N senior managers as part of their leadership development programme.
Kuala Lumpur, 29th March 2019. Claudia facilitated a strategic session with MAKNA's leadership team around the organization's future strategic objectives.
Kuala Lumpur, 10th January 2019. Claudia facilitated a senior leadership workshop with a social enterprise to support them around culture institutionalization.
Kuala Lumpur 25-26 February 2019. Claudia facilitated a leadership workshop for F&N senior managers as part of their leadership development programme.
Bangkok 6th March 2019. Claudia facilitated a Leadership Workshop for Senior Managers of Krungsri Bank as part of their leadership development programme.
17th November. Claudia attending the Convocation to attain her Certification as a Professional Coach using the International Coaching Federation (ICF) methodology and competencies.
August 1-2, 2018. Transformation Masterclass in collaboration with BFM-Edge B School.
August 30-31, 2018. Asia Pacific HR Forum. Bali
September 18, 2018. Women in Tech Conference, organized by International Strategy Institute.
September 26-27 2018. Transforming Organizational Performance. Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, University Utara Malaysia.
April 3, 2018. Asia HR Digital 2018 Conference. Jakarta.
April 17, 2018. MOGEC AGM - Kuala Lumpur. Transforming Human Capital Management in VUCA Times.
June 6-7, 2018. Aligning and Energizing People in a Digital Workplace.
June 18, 2018. Reinventing and Repurposing your Career.
June 27 - 28, 2018. Topics: 1) Communication and Engagement in a VUCA environment. 2) Talent Mobility and Succession Planning.
March 21, 2018. Talent Management Asia 2018 Conference - Intercontinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
March 19, 2018. As part of Harvey Norman's Sales workforce leadership development programme, Claudia was invited to speak about self-empowerment for growth and development.
January 4, 2018. Meeting with Postgraduate students from UNITEN. Shared with them guiding principles and experiences around HR transformation.
January 6/7, 2018. Module 4. Business Transformation. We discussed business transformation, differences between change and transition and guiding principles to implement successful transformations. We put everything in practice through a case study.
December 1st, 2017. MIHRM organized a networking session between Senior HR professionals from Pakistan (who were attending a Global Leadership Training session organized by Pakistan Institute of HRM) and Malaysia.
Under Claudia's leadership as Malaysia Airlines Chief Human Resources Officer, the organization developed a progressive management trainee programme and deployed several graduate outreach efforts which helped the organization regain its position and brand as an employer of choice for graduates.