Jakarta, 23 June 2016: The ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) and SRW&Co signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on 23rd June 2016 at the ASEAN Secretariat, Jakarta, to launch a strategic partnership. The milestone MOA was signed by Oudet Souvannavong representing the ASEAN-BAC and Daniel Wong of SRW&Co.
The MoA grants scholarship to the winners of the ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) 2016, as part of the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit program agenda in Lao PDR on September 2016. There are three scholarships for the winners in the categories of “Young Entrepreneur of The Year”, “Woman Entrepreneur of The Year”, and “The Most Innovative SME”, who will attend the ASEAN Global Leadership Program (AGLP) in 2017 at one of the leading universities and business schools.
The ASEAN Global Leadership Program (AGLP) is a custom designed 5-day program focusing on the 4 key themes of Globalization, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership. The programs aim to provide a learning platform for the participants to address the challenges and opportunities in the AEC context, while promoting business networking for the participants from the South East Asia countries. The first AGLP was launched in 2009 in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Judge Business School in UK, followed by the Cheung Kong Graduate of Business in China, the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business in USA, and the London Business School in UK. To date, the AGLP Alumni comprise some 250 top executives at the C-suite and Board level in the corporate sector, including policy makers and regulators from the public sector.
As the grantor of the prestigious scholarship, SRW&Co. is a regional management consulting firm providing specialist services in designing and implementing a full range of integrated people management and development solutions to help organizations improve their business performance.To complement the company’s people management consulting service offering, SRW&Co. had ventured into executive education since 2008 by collaborating with the ivy league business schools and world class universities to design and deliver their flagship ASEAN Global Leadership Programs (AGLP) in Europe, China, and USA.
ASEAN-BAC was created by the ASEAN Leaders in 2003 comprising leading CEOs, heads of chambers of commerce and industry, and business organizations from the ASEAN member states to provide feedback and guidance to the ASEAN Leaders and to facilitate and fast track the regional economic integration efforts.
Its objective is to provide private sector feedback on the implementation of ASEAN Economic Cooperation and identify priority areas for consideration of the Leaders. Some of its activities include reviewing and identifying issues to facilitate and promote economic cooperation and integration and submit annual recommendations for the consideration of the Leaders and ASEAN Economic Ministers, and to socialize the working concept of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) to the private sector.