First incepted in 2014, the Asia Leadership Conference (ALC) is an extraordinary opportunity to learn leadership, entrepreneurial and 21st century core skills from scholars from Harvard, Stanford, Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and other world leading universities.

The 10th ALC (Malaysia edition) takes place in JC1, Sunway University this January 6, 2018 (Saturday). Don’t miss the opportunity to be inspired by 15 scholars as they trek through Georgia, Azerbaijian, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan and Korea from December 17, 2017 to January 13, 2018.

The ALC is ideal for young leaders aged between 15 and 22 years old.

Tickets are RM200 per participant. Register by 10 December to enjoy early bird rate of RM120!

Deadline for registration is 25 December 2017, or until tickets sold out.

  • January 6, 2018

  • Sunway University, Malaysia

  • High school, college and university students

  • RM200 (regular); RM120 (early bird, until 10 December 2017)


Program Highlights


Facilitated by the visiting scholars, participants will engage in discussions on leadership specially customized for young leaders in Asia.

Topics may include:

  • Global Change Agents
  • Overcoming Immunity to Change
  • Essentials of Entrepreneurship
  • Tools for Solving Complex Problems
  • Building High-Impact Teams
  • Design Thinking
  • Building 21st Century Skills
  • Leading Diverse Teams
  • Adapting to Change
  • Lessons in Building a Startup
  • Art of Diplomacy: Negotiation Skills in the International Arena
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Leading Change through Followership
  • Developing a Roadmap for Your Personal Leadership Journey


These workshops are designed to advance participants’ ancillary capacities in verbal, written and professional areas by providing them with knowledge, best practices and skillsets that will help them in their personal and academic life.

Topics may include:

  • Making a Great First Impression
  • How to Give an Effective Presentation
  • How to Give an Elevator Pitch
  • Networking 101
  • Bringing Your Story Alive: Connecting Your What to Your Why
  • How to Network Effectively
  • Building a Great Resume
  • Preparing for Interviews: Communicating Your Personal Brand
  • Managing Yourself: Putting ‘Development’ back into ‘Personal Development’
  • Managing Your Online Presence
  • Negotiation Tools for Everyday Situations


In this session, Teaching Fellows take the role of career counselors to guide participants on their current or future career paths through the sharing of personal and professional experiences.

Topics may include:

  • International Organizations
  • Public Diplomacy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • International Development
  • Tips for Picking the Right Career
  • Think Tank and Policy Research
  • Management Consulting
  • Job Searching in the Modern Age: Risks and Opportunities
  • Fintech
  • The Dynamics of Policy Making: How Policies are Made
6 January 2018
Sunway University
High School, College and University Students