EduCity Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd (“EduCity Iskandar”) is hosting the inaugural Educity Leadership Summit 2021 (EdLeadS 2021) from 11 January until 11 February 2021.
Themed “Leadership Exploration and Development (L.E.A.D)”, EdLeadS 2021 will be conducted in ten (10) webinar series designed for student leaders from higher education institutions (HEIs) where a target of 2,000 participants is expected from local and international HEIs from neighbouring countries such as from Indonesia, Singapore up to Middle East countries like Saudi Arabia, Libya, United Arab Emirates and Egypt.
“EdLeadS 2021 is a free virtual webinar that provides a platform for an emerging generation of future leaders to develop crucial knowledge, values and skills via sharing of experience from world-class sports-related figure and industry leaders,” said Wan Ahmad Saifuddin Wan Ahmad Radzi, Managing Director of EduCity Iskandar.
As part of the strategy under EduCity 2.0, Wan Ahmad Saifuddin said that the collaboration with international partner such as Sensible Soccer is the start of the education’s city aspiration in introducing more invaluable content for EduCity students.
EduCity is also setting themselves apart as a unique platform to host more programme and forums in 2021 that they hope will provide sustainable and long-term solutions or kick start discussions on key areas on the many issues and challenges in the Education industry.
Among the presenters and topics that will be presented are:
- Mike Phelan, Director & Chairman Sensible Soccer / Assistant Manager of Manchester United
- David Horrocks, Director of Sensible Soccer
EduCity Iskandar will also be announcing other prominent speakers representing Lenovo, Maybank and many more. Participants will be able to engage with the speakers, post-presentation session through a Q&A session and win gifts and prizes along the way.
“Through sports, we could develop leadership skills along with the development in communication and team-building which enable students to function effectively as leaders. Some sports even help participants learn to treat competitors with respect, identify strengths and weaknesses, develop winning strategies and manage time effectively. Playing sports also helps students develop confidence and make quick decisions which are necessary to succeed in any leadership role. Sensible Soccer is a unique company bringing together academic theory and applied practice, and we are happy to work with EduCity Iskandar on this upcoming webinar,” said Mike Phelan.
“We are calling all students from higher learning institutions, public and private, local and international, to join us and benefit from every webinar session. All participants will receive e-certificates at the end of the session. Register now at https://edleads.educity.com.my/ and be the first 100 participants to receive exclusive Sensible Soccer merchandise. EdLeadS is just a beginning to many more exciting events and programs planned under EduCity Experience,” Wan Ahmad Saifuddin concluded.
EdLeadS 2021 was launched on 11 January 2021 by Wan Ahmad Saifuddin Wan Ahmad Radzi, Managing Director of EduCity Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd together Student Leaders from partnering institutions at Educity Hub, Iskandar Puteri. The opening ceremony and all webinar series can also be accessed upon registration.