KDI School’s G20 Global Leadership Program 2018 (Fully-funded to Korea)

KDI School’s G20 Global Leadership Program 2018 (Fully-funded to Korea)

Deadline: October 1, 2018

KDI School of Public Policy and Management invites applications for the G20 Global Leadership Program taking place on November 12-28, 2018. The program aims to bring together experienced managers and stakeholders from various ministries dedicated to improving global development and G20 development goals.

The intensive two-week program will include an overview of Korea’s development experiences, Development Policy and G20 agenda issues such as global infrastructure, climate change, sustainable food future, green growth, trade and strengthening the financial system. The program incorporates a three-day field study tour to other parts of the Korean peninsula.

In order to witness firsthand Korea’s development experiences, participants will be given an opportunity to visit key industrial and cultural sites. The program will be hosted by the KDI School and the Korean government.

About KDI School

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


All program fees have been waived and all participants will be entitled to roundtrip airfare, housing, meals and a modest stipend while attending the program.


Open to experienced managers and practitioners of G20 countries and developing countries

  • 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.
  • Each applicant should possess a minimum of three years of work experience or be at the middle manager level in his/her current field.
  • Given the heavy emphasis on cultivating a peer learning community, participants should be motivated to share professional experiences and challenges.
  • A strong proficiency in the English language is required as all courses and coursework will be conducted in the English language.


Each participant will be asked to submit a standard application form. Please refer to the application call for application deadlines and to submit online (or offline) application.

Click here to apply.

For more information, visit KDI School.