Announcing HCLI’s merger
with TMS Academy

Welcome to the new HCLI. We’re now stronger than ever thanks to our merger with TMS Academy; the leadership development arm of Temasek Management Services (TMS). As a subsidiary of TMS, we can now offer you an expanded portfolio of leadership programmes, executive development options and resources including the same great leadership programmes and proprietary research as before. Moreover, you’ll be able to tap into an expanded network of 35,000 alumni and partners; comprising global business heads, academic thought leaders and leading policymakers. In short, an ecosystem designed to help you, your leaders and your business thrive.


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The Singapore Business Leaders Programme (SBLP) is dedicated to deepening the understanding of leadership and human capital issues for a new and globalising Asia. Asia’s economic trajectory presents tremendous opportunities for business growth. Yet, finding the right formula to harness its potential is challenging, given Asia’s diversity and complexity.

This 5-day residential programme provides a platform for senior business leaders to gain insights on how to navigate this dynamic. As a partner that helps accelerate the development of future solutions, HCLI recognises that developing the right leadership and human capital solutions is critical for businesses to succeed in Asia.

Organised by the Human Capital Leadership Institute (HCLI), Singapore’s leadership think tank, the SBLP assembles an esteemed group of political leaders, industry champions and thought leaders to share their insights and facilitate discussions on:

Inspired by tomorrow’s Asia, and the need to anticipate and succeed in it, this is an exclusive programme for a select class of business leaders from all over the world. The learning journey does not end with the programme, with an alumni network that grows stronger each year, the programme provides invaluable networking opportunities amongst participants and invited speakers.

Dates: 14 – 19 May 2017
Venue: Capella Singapore
Programme Fee: $30,600
*Fees include 5-nights stay at Capella Singapore, programme materials and most meals over the course of the programme.

This programme is suitable for senior executives poised to take on regional head of organisation roles.

Speakers Across the Years: 2016 – 2011

Lee Hsien Loong
Prime Minister
Speaker 2012

Tharman Shanmugaratnam
Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies
Government of Singapore
Speaker 2013-2016

H.E Le Luong Minh
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN
Speaker 2016

Prof Peter Williamson
Honorary Professor of International Management
Cambridge Judge Business School
Speaker 2011-2016

Valérie Chapoulaud
Global CEO
Remy Cointreau
Speaker 2016

Dr Franz Humer
Speaker 2015

Ignasius Jonan
Minister for Transportation
Republic of Indonesia
Speaker 2015

Thapana Sirivadhanabhakdi
President & CEO
Thai Beverage Group
Speaker 2015

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala
Chairman & CEO
Ayala Corporation
Speaker 2015

Dr Joerg Reinhardt
Novartis AG
Speaker 2014

Winston Set Aung
Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) Board
Speaker 2014

Piyush Gupta
DBS Group Holdings & DBS Bank
Speaker 2013

Prof Deborah Ancona
Faculty Director, MIT Leadership Center
MIT Sloan School of Management
Speaker 2013

Antonio Belloni
Group Managing Director
Louis-Vuitton Moet-Hennesey (LVMH)
Speaker 2013

Hiroaki Nakanishi
Speaker 2013

Ajay Banga
President & CEO
MasterCard Worldwide
Speaker 2012

Paul Polman
Speaker 2011

Prof Kishore Mahbubani
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP)
Speaker 2011

Past Speakers

Click here to browse our full list of distinguished speakers from across the years.


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