2019 KDI School G20 Global Leadership Program
Deadline: January 29, 2019.
The KDI School of Public Policy and Management was founded in 1997 as the
educational arm of the Korea Development Institute (KDI), the country’s leading
economic policy think tank. The KDI School was established with a two-fold mission: to produce international experts with theoretic knowledge and practical skills in the field of development economics and public policy; and to foster future leaders who can cope with the rapidly changing international environment and exercise global leadership in every sector of our society.
Since its inception, the KDI School has cultivated over 3000 professionals from 99
different countries who have led positive change in their respective spheres of influence. The School has grown exponentially due to its unwavering commitment to excellence in teaching, promoting a truly international learning environment, and by serving as a global hub for knowledge sharing.
1. This program is designed for experienced practitioners and decision makers in their respective organizations who will be working in some capacity as a leader, change agent, or facilitator in promoting global development or on G20 agenda-setting.
2. Each applicant should possess a minimum of three years of work experience or be at the middle manager level in his/her current field.
3. Given the heavy emphasis on cultivating a peer learning community, participants should be motivated to share professional experiences and challenges.
4. A strong proficiency in the English language is required as all courses and coursework will be conducted in the English language.
Accepted participants will be entitle to round trip airfare, housing, meals and modest stipend while attending the program.