Youth Leadership Academy 2021: Developing future leaders


About this Program

Youth Leadership Academy aims to equip aspiring young Malaysians with skills and coaching that will empower them to become successful leaders of change. It is a program that consists of 4 main pillars to develop the skills, knowledge, and experience needed to fulfill one’s potential.

There will be a total of 3 workshops and 3 training sessions (dates and format subject to change according to COVID-19 developments), all held on a Saturday. Workshops will be held on July 10, August 7, and September 18, 2021, and Training sessions on June 26, July 24, and August 28, 2021.

There will be 3 workshops supplemented by 3 training sessions, to build problem-solving and leadership capabilities. The sessions will be led by McKinsey & Company consultants who will teach how to approach, dissect and tackle problems through problem-solving methods they use in their engagements, with support from distinguished speakers that will inspire and instill confidence.

A speaker series, wherein influential leaders in Malaysia share experiences from their leadership journeys, and small steps that can be taken to achieve ambitions.

A social entrepreneurship project that will be defined, developed and piloted by the participant team. A McKinsey & Company faculty member will be the project adviser throughout this project to support the participants as they turn ideas into clear initiatives and actions.

The personal mentoring/coaching segment will be from a host of distinguished mentors, who will share their experiences on topics ranging from career choices and work-life balance to what made them leaders today.

What benefit will you get?

  • No registration fee
  • 3 workshops supplemented by 3 training sessions, to build problem-solving and leadership capabilities.
  • A speaker series
  • A social entrepreneurship project
  • A personal mentoring/coaching segment
  • YLA is a diverse and select group of up to 50 of the most talented and driven Malaysian full-time students currently studying at a university in Malaysia.
  • They are looking for candidates who have demonstrated strong leadership potential, personal drive, and a passion and energy for making a difference in our community and country.
  • The field of studying is not a concern (law, engineering, accounting, interior design, etc) as they are interested in the leadership potential, a strong sense of achievement, and track record of wanting to be a leader and making a change.
  • The age limit is 28 years old.
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