Participants on the ASEAN YLP will work on new business opportunities in one of the world's most dynamic and populous regions. As the region becomes more integrated and the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) continues to develop, the opportunities for businesses to scale locally and regionally will continue to unfold. Participants on the programme will work with a regional partner and develop a business plan and strategic recommendations to support the business' commercial and social aspirations.
GIFT’s flagship experiential learning offering, the Global Leaders Programme promotes the mindset shifts and behavioural skills for effective leadership.
Field work in India, culminating in the production of an original business plan and presentation by participants at a public forum, provides the platform for real-world leadership learning.
Participants on the upcoming India Global Leaders Programme will work closely with local partners to develop an innovative business model for rural financing that will have far-reaching social impact in India.
Malaysia’s next generation of leaders must develop the soft skills, knowledge and awareness required to navigate the country’s changing social, political and economic environment.
Now in its third year, the Malaysia Young Leaders Programme (YLP) draws on GIFT’s best-in-class experiential learning methodology. This unconventional approach has been refined over 60 programmes across 15 countries attended by Fortune 500s, regional companies, government agencies and NGOs.
The YLP provides a ground breaking platform for young professionals to cultivate the mindset shifts and behaviours for leadership in the 21st century. Dynamic classroom learning followed by a rigorous real world project allow participants to hone their personal effectiveness and problem solving skills and give meaning to thinking ‘outside-the-box’.
Participants on the Global Leaders Programme will be working on developing an innovative model to integrate smallholder farmers into modern efficient value chains and create a sustainable food system that will have far-reaching social impact in China.
New Solutions for the Betterment of Hong Kong from the City's Young Leaders
Action-based and participant-led, the Hong Kong YLP has been designed as a platform to inspire a new generation of Hong Kong leaders and set a new precedent for how they build new ideas and concepts. Through the programme, participants develop the ambition, curiosity and sense of purpose required to excel in their organisations, and are inspired to demonstrate the importance of empathy in leadership.
The future of finance for the rising middle-class in Myanmar
Participants on the Global Leaders Programme will be working with leading Burmese conglomerate Yoma Strategic Holdings on innovative non-bank financial solutions that will have far-reaching social impact for the development of Myanmar.
Education, Employability and Entrepreneurship in India
Participants on the Global Leaders Programme will closely work with LabourNet, one of India’s pioneering social enterprises to develop strategic recommendations and a business model to support the socio-economic livelihoods of people in urban and rural India through education, employment and entrepreneurship.
Global Leaders Programme
Participants on the GLP will work with Soma Group, a founding member of Grow Asia, to propose recommendations to strengthen Cambodia's nascent coconut sector and suggest a supply chain that is inclusive of smallholder farmers. This presents opportunities to productivity, quality and quantity of produce and the livelihoods of farmers.
Hong Kong Young Leaders Programme
Action-based and participant-led, the Hong Kong Young Leaders Programme (YLP) uses real-world social impact projects to heighten self awareness and develop the practical skills required to achieve high performance outcomes.
Global Leaders Programme
In Shanxi, participants will work on a real-world, socially beneficial business project in collaboration with Puhan Community and Shijie Company to promote ecological circular farming among smallholder farmers via a multi-functional cooperative platform with microfinance support.
THE ROLE OF LISTED COMPANIES IN CREATING A FAIR AND PROSPEROUS SOCIETY
The workshop examines how in the new environment the corporate sector needs to address the fundamental issues related to creating a fair and prosperous Malaysia for all its people whilst addressing future competitiveness within a shifting global context. These include:
- Understanding the shift that has taken place and its implications for better governance,
- Confronting ethical dilemmas that come with heightened public expectations and media scrutiny,
- Shifting mind-sets and behaviours from “business as usual” as paths to improvement,
- Fostering meritocracy to create robust organisations,
- Leveraging a multi-cultural workforce to be the best in ASEAN, and
- Responding to rising global regulatory demands
In collaboration with:
Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Rebecca,
Independent Non-Executive Director of RHB Bank Berhad
GIFT Founder & CEO
CEO of ICLIF
Dr. Elizabeth Lee,
Senior Executive Director of Sunway Education Group
President & Group CEO of BPMB
DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur, The Intermark
8:30AM - 6PM | 1 - 2 August 2018
RM3000 per participant
*HRDF claimable up to RM2,600
For any questions regarding enrolment please contact Pial Khadilla at firstname.lastname@example.org or +60 (3)-2715 8160
Malaysia Young Leaders Programme
Participants will apply their leadership skills towards producing a report to launch a network of community based sports hubs across Malaysia. Participants will channel their skills and work collaboratively to develop ideas for how sports hubs can be practical and financially viable, whilst help to promote entrepreneurship, youth engagement and social cohesion.
Global Leaders Programme
Participants will work on a real-world, socially beneficial business project in collaboration with iCare Benefits (iCB). A highly successful Vietnam-based company, iCB’s inclusive business model employs an innovative approach to financing within a seamless retail platform. As of January 2017, iCB has reached over 2.5 million factory workers in 4 countries.
Participants will work on a real-world business project in collaboration with India’s first housing microfinance institution, Swarna Pragati Housing Microfinance (SPHM), a for-profit organisation pioneering a unique approach to housing finance which overcomes obstacles to the flow of credit to the rural sector.