To help stimulate positive forces for humanising system and organisation in national life and to enable people to contribute their best.
To augment knowledge and skills relevant to HRD, its philosophy, processes and implementation, through exploration and experimentation.
To generate, acquire and continuously develop new knowledge and skills related to HRD through research and development.
To build a rigorous, scientific storehouse of knowledge and skills for HRD.
To disseminate HRD knowledge and skills among HRD professionals and practitioners, and share information and experiences relating to HRD.
To strengthen the HRD movement in the country by:
- (a) Drawing the attention of chief executives of different organisations, agencies and Government departments to HRD philosophy and processes and their benefits; and
- (b) Assisting organisations and agencies in designing and implementing HRD systems, evaluating the impact of HRD systems and processes, and feeding back the results for improvement.
To break new ground for the HRD movement in terms of coverage of different human systems and organisations based on national needs as well as innovative approaches and technologies.
To develop and maintain standards of professional excellence in HRD.
To act as a clearinghouse for all referrals related to HRD activities in the country.