| Izah Azahari |
THE 6th Brunei-Malaysia-Singapore Leadership Development Programme (LDP), a joint programme between the Civil Service Institute (IPA) Brunei, Civil Service College (CSC) Singapore and Institute of Public Administration and Management (INTAN) Malaysia, themed ‘Nurturing The Millennial as Transformational Leaders’, was held yesterday at the Rizqun International Hotel in Gadong.
The programme, attended by 30 middle-managers from various government ministries from three countries, aims to enable officers from the three country’s Public Services to forge closer ties, will be held in Bandar Seri Begawan, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore over a 10-day period.
Designed to provide insights into the public service systems in Brunei, Singapore and Malaysia, it will focus on the collaboration by the three countries and include discussions on case studies on governance and regional issues.
During the Brunei leg, the learning objective of the programme is to gain insights into Brunei’s government initiatives to nurture Gen Y to become transformational leaders to meet social and economic challenges and to ensure that they have the necessary capacity and competency to achieve Vision 2035.
Acting Director of IPA, Hajah Norezan binti Haji Hambali, said, “As our future leaders, the this generation needs training, mentoring, the right skills in communicating, negotiating and more.
“No doubt, the more experience and exposure we give them, the more equipped and prepared they will be.”
The contents of the Brunei leg include Learning Journeys through a visit to the Officer Cadet School of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces, the National Service Programme and Kiudang Village Experience as well as a visit to the Prime Minister’s Office.