Youth Leadership Academy

What is YLA?

What is YLA?

The YLA is a programme that consists of 4 main pillars to develop the skills, knowledge and experience you need to fulfill your potential

3 full day workshops consisting of two full day capability forums & a mid-point problem-solving session

led by McKinsey & Company consultants who will teach you 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 social entrepreneurship project

that you will define, develop and even pilot with your team. Throughout this project, a McKinsey & Company faculty member will be your project adviser to support you and your team as you turn ideas into clear initiatives and actions

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Speaker series

wherein influential leaders in Malaysia share experiences from their leadership journeys, and small steps you can take to achieve your ambitions. Past speakers include: Azran Osman-Rani (CEO of iflix Malaysia), Khairy Jamaluddin (Minister of Youth and Sports), Mark Chang (CEO of JobStreet), Dato’ Seri Nazir Razak (Chairman of CIMB Group), Sajith Sivanandan (Managing Director of Google) and Dato’ Shahril Ridza Ridzuan (CEO of EPF)

Personal mentoring/coaching

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. Past mentors include: Johan Merican (CEO of TalentCorp), Chen Chow (Co-founder of Fave) and Dzameer Dzulklifi (Founder and MD of Teach for Malaysia)