The BRICS Institute has offered 20 slots to Zambia for its Executive Leadership Program.
BRICS Institue Executive Head, Dr. Shiphra Chisha said the program targets very senior executives and policy makers such heads of Companies corporates or heads of ministries.
She said the participants could take the whole program in all five member states or choose the programs out of the five.
The program which takes the participants to then capitals of BRICS member states of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa and is a practical executive management initiative aimed at developing world class leaders to help foster real economic growth and shared prosperity between nations.
The programs comprise five modules delivered in two monthly intervals over a period of one year in BRICS member states.
She said the first executive leadership program will be held in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil to coincide with the BRICS Summit to be held in Brazil.
She said the program includes master classes that will be given by world-class and renowned business and economist personalities.
And Zambia High Commissioner to South Africa, His Excellency Emmanuel Mwamba said his office will work closely with the Industrial Develooment Corporation(IDC) and relevant ministries to ensure that Zambia’s leaders from policy and the corporate participated in the program.
The BRICS Institute is an independent institute, directed by an advisory council comprising of members of the BRICS countries.
In this program it has partnered with Regenesys Business School.
The leadership program prepares participants to understand an over view of the economy and history of BRICS and opportunities and challenges in doing business with those countries.
It also gives technical insights to how these countries became the leading emerging economies in the world in the last 30 years.
Mrs. Naomi Nyawali
First Secretary Press and Public Relations.
Zambia’s High Commission, South Africa.