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beyond convention. not another webinar.

A high-touch, personalisaed approach to
understanding the fundamental causes of "shocks" and
being prepared for the next one.


Proprietary Content

Below are a few samples of the fresh, new ideas that will be shared and discussed during the ten-week programme:


Leading with Purpose

IR 4.0 or IR 1.0

Managing Externalities



“The Leadership Reset was relevant and thought provoking. The GIFT team makes efforts to maximize the benefit for everyone, even in the virtual environment. I found the materials and content very rich and very relevant to our work.”

- Shabana Khawar, Regional Head of Operations, International Finance Corporation (Pakistan)

"The Leadership Reset was truly a life-impacting course and came at the right time for me. My perspective has been enriched and the lenses through which I view my role as a business leader have been reset."

- Ruby Owundiwe, Head of Private Banking, Standard Bank (Nigeria)

"The programme offers refreshing perspectives about shifts in influence from the West to Asia. Set in a diverse multi-cultural learning environment, I have benefited and been enriched with a deeper understanding of the dynamic relationships between business, society and the state."

- Clarence Lin, Senior Vice President, DBS Bank (Singapore)

"An extraordinarily well-structured and facilitated programme. It has been an eye-opener to learn the global overview on all areas related to the complex topic of sustainability, while at the same time gain a deeper understanding of what leadership needs to be."

- Carina Chow, Assistant Manager - Group Corporate Affairs, Jardine Matheson (Hong Kong)


Core Curriculum

Weekly modules will consist of original content, curated readings, critical thinking exercises, analysis of selected business models and core principles from field projects, book recommendations and introduction of GIFT’s proprietary Leadership Toolkit.


Outcome & Key Benefits

The Leadership Reset is an interactive online leadership development programme consisting of:

  • 20 hours of online expert facilitation plus 40 hours of individual assignment and virtual teamwork with high potential leadership talents from diverse industries, spread over 10 weeks (estimated 2-4 hours of reading and assignments per week)

  • Original content developed over 15 years, designed to sharpen your global acumen, leadership skills, and strategic thinking

  • Individual onboarding calls to align leadership goals

  • Tailored preparatory reading and discussion questions each week

  • Highly engaging sessions with live breakouts that are focused on building GIFT's learning pillars of Knowledge, Communication and Empathy for effective leadership

  • Resource library to support your learning, including original business plans and project insights from 70+ GIFT flagship leadership programmes across 15 countries in Asia

  • Access to GIFT's global alumni network of 1,500 top talents upon completion

  • Takeaway GIFT toolkits to help you drive high-performing teams, lead outcome-driven meetings, and derive purpose from your professional and personal roles

  • Practical recommendations and individual commitments to take benefits back to organisation


GIFT Facilitators


Chandran Nair

Founder & CEO

Eric Stryson

Managing Director - Global Services

Karim Rushdy

Managing Director - ASEAN


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About Us

GIFT is an independent pan-Asian think tank and executive education provider with offices in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur. GIFT develops and promotes new business models and policy approaches related to some of the most salient contemporary issues, including the shift in influence from the West to Asia, shifting trends in capitalism and globalisation, and economic and sustainable development throughout Asia.

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