Founded in 2004, the Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT) is an independent and internationally recognised think tank and provider of executive education focused on advancing a deeper understanding of the shift of influence from the West to Asia, the dynamic relationship between business, society and the state, and the reshaping of the rules of global capitalism.
GIFT’s original approach to executive learning and leadership development combines candid discussion and debate with output-driven field projects providing direct exposure to the issues shaping the 21st century.
The proprietary learning methodology has been refined over 50+ programmes working with more than 1,500 participants in 15 countries, including China, India, Myanmar and Vietnam, among many others.
As featured in the Financial Times
"In recent years, "experiential learning experiences" have become 'de rigueur' at leading business schools...as professors seek to move their curriculums beyond classroom case studies and better equip their students to operate in unpredictable emerging markets.
Typically the business schools send their students overseas for a few weeks - often to developing countries - to work with companies, government or non-governmental organisations to draw up business plans or product launches.
GIFT...[offers] something more immersive and with more impact, both for participants and those they work alongside.
On its programmes, executives work in developing countries to come up with business models...that can make returns for investors while fulfilling a wider social need."