ICT Forum for HR Professionals,19th-21st August 2015, Harare, Zimbabwe

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The African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALTI) jointly with Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has organized a three (3) day ICT Forum for HR Professionals  working in ICT Sector such as with Regulators, Telecoms, Broadcasters, ISPs and Government ICT Ministries.

THEME: ICT for Social-Economic Development

Date: 19th – 21st August 2015

Venue: Meikles Hotel, Harare, Zimbabwe

Forum Objectives

This broad theme covers topical issues not only impacting on African economies but also the World in general.

Discussions on these topical issues therefore would be beneficial to delegates attending the forum by providing a deep understanding of the current trends.

Target Audience

HR Professionals working in ICT Sector (such as Regulators, Telecoms, Broadcasters, ISPs and Government ICT Ministries).


The forum will be face-to-face interactions offered by slide presentation with projector followed by sharing of actual experiences and discussions by experts in the various topics.

Workshop Learning Outcomes

HR Practitioners will have opportunity to learn and share ideas on how well to contribute strategically to the growth of ICT Sector in their respective organizations and Countries.


1. Digital Broadcasting Migration Implementation

2. Transforming Telecoms Business using Big Data

3. Broadband Strategy Development

How these technologies change the HR role

Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) will lead to a new industry, the Media Industry whose characteristics include content creators, new market entrants in the media business, and new business models.

As for Big Data Analytics, we will now have devolved decision making, self service HR applications and harnessing the power of the smart phone to improve work productivity. We will see big data impact on smart devices & BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) at the work place.

On the Broadband strategy, it will transform the workplace with high speed connectivity. We will be able to harness the speed that is unleashed and business-on-the-go models will take shape in modern organisations.

Forum Outline and Registration form

Outline & Registration Form

Registration fee is US$750 to cover forum materials, refreshments and lunches for the three days. Registration is open up to 14th August 2015.

Information for Participants

Zimbabwe Country Information

List of Hotels in Harare, Zimbabwe

Nationals of the countries that don’t need visa to enter Zimbabwe

Schedule – ICT Forum for HR Professionals

Course materials

Day 1 – Transforming the Telecoms Business using Big Data and Analytics

Day 2 – Digital Broadcasting Migration Implementation

Day 3 – Broadband Strategy Development


Past HR Forums

HR Forum in Lilongwe, Malawi – February 2014

HR Forum in Livingstone, Zambia – March 2015


AFRALTI Training Calendar 2015/2016

Training Calendar