Today’s business leaders require fresh thinking to face complex and global challenges. Rooted in Asia and a contemporary view of the world, GIFT’s approach to executive education provides a hands-on platform to challenge business orthodoxy and invites participants to build self-awareness and test leadership resilience whilst creating robust new business models linked to 21st century challenges and opportunities. GIFT offers experiential leadership programmes and workshops in open-enrolment and customised formats.
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GIFT'S VALUE PROPOSITION
LEADERSHIP THROUGH PURPOSEFUL ENGAGEMENT
GIFT’s proprietary curriculum and approach – built on the learning pillars of Knowledge, Communication & Empathy – facilitates the mindset shifts and behavioural dynamics for effective and purposeful leadership.
ROOTED IN ASIA WITH A CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL VIEW
Distinct among leading education and learning providers, our independent insights are directly informed by 50+ on-ground projects in the world’s most densely populated and influential region.
DEEP EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING METHODOLOGY
Our extensive regional partnership network provides hands-on learning experience to build self-awareness and test leadership resilience whilst creating robust new business models linked to 21st century opportunities.
EXECUTIVE LEARNING OFFERINGS
GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAMME
Engages prominent global and regional companies, government bodies, and international NGOs in a blend of dynamic classroom-based sessions and field-based learning.
Two-week programme run 4-6 times a year, and available in open-enrolment and customised format.
YOUNG LEADERS PROGRAMME
Engages the next generation of leaders from government, business and civil society in constructive dialogue to develop bold ideas around a country's most pressing policy concerns.
1-3 day sessions drawing on GIFT’s propriety curriculum and methodology. Designed to compel participants to question and better understand the realities of a complex world and their roles as leaders in their organisations. Option to combine classroom and experiential learning.
ACTIVE INSIGHTS PROGRAMME
Developed in response to demand for shorter experiential programmes these 4-5 day engagements are tailored to meet specific business and learning needs and provide executives with real-world insights through interactions with policymakers, business and community leaders.
UPCOMING PROGRAMMES & WORKSHOPS
MAXIMISING LEARNING BENEFITS
REAL-TIME FEEDBACK & REFLECTION
Participants are offered feedback from facilitators and peers every step of the way. Time allocated for individual and group reflection as learning happens.
COACHING & MENTORING
Senior mentors and dedicated, certified coaches are on hand to ensure focused application of learning tailored to each individual’s needs.
CONSTRUCTIVE EVALUATION REPORTS
Observations, reflections and feedback consolidatedinto qualitative and quantitative evaluations aligned with GIFT’s core leadership traits and skills. Includes constructive recommendations for participants and their companies.
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING METHODOLOGY
Each programme is unique, relying on a methodology that is participant-led and an experiential field project which is output-driven. Whilst challenging individuals intellectually with cutting edge content, intensive real-world projects create a rich learning environment for focusing on the core learning pillars of knowledge, communication and empathy.
Facilitates the mindset shifts and behavioural change to thrive in today’s global business environment. Involves: discovery, debate, collaboration, insight and self-realisation.
GIFT LEADERSHIP TOOLKIT
Facilitating the mindset shifts and behavioural change for effective leadership. Embedding purposeful engagement in your organisation; Leading high-performance teams; Running outcome-driven meetings.
CREATING HIGH-PERFORMANCE TEAMS
The PRISM tool relies on five key ingredients for high-performing teams. It is based on observations from working closely with over 1,000 high-potential managers from across sectors and industries on 50 real-world business projects in 15 countries.
LEADING OUTCOME-DRIVEN MEETINGS
Straightforward and highly practical guidelines (PASSION) for facilitating effective and inclusive meetings which result in practical, actionable outcomes.
The PASSION tool is an easy-to-use template and scorecard which can be applied by participants within their own teams back in the office following the programme.
3 PILLARS OF PURPOSEFUL ENGAGEMENT
To lead is to have purpose. To engage internal and external stakeholders three pillars stand tall: Knowledge, Communication & Empathy.
The Purposeful Engagement (PE) Quotient is a highly personal assessment tool which provides a mental anchor for internalising the thoughts and habits of purposeful leadership.
PARTICIPANT PROFILES & TESTIMONIALS
LEARNING WITH REAL SOCIAL IMPACT
Gaining direct exposure to the most pressing challenges communities, governments and business.
Click for selected outputs developed by participants on our programmes.