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2030 Leaders

Delivering unparalleled innovation and progress, powered by ambition, diversity and collaboration, Vision 2030 is transforming our nation. To continue this journey of transformation, the Kingdom needs uncommon leaders who exemplify the values and ambitions of Vision 2030.

2030 Leaders is an exclusive world-class leadership development program that will transform exceptional senior Saudi leaders to change history and achieve our one common goal - realizing Saudi’s Vision. No other leadership program is better tailored to the Saudi context and needs of 2030.

Mohammed bin Salman Foundation “Misk” is selecting and developing visionary leaders for 2030 Leaders who encapsulate the spirit of Vision 2030. Could this be you?

#I_AM_2030

Application Eligibility Criteria:

Testimonials

  • Head of the Southern Area Petrophysics,
    Saudi Aramco

    Rayan Al-Ghanim

    My experience in the MISK 2030 Leaders Program thus far has been truly transformative. The renowned global academic partners, the knowledge rich curriculum and the diverse background of the participants make this journey a once in a life time opportunity.
  • Customer Success Executive,
    Cisco Saudi Arabia

    Hanouf Alajmi

    2030 leaders program is designed to ignite self-reflection, deep leadership analysis and bring out hidden leadership qualities.

    The learning and experience shared from our fellow 2030 leaders is unmatched.
  • Director of Operations and Business Development,
    Palladium

    Faisal AlRowaili

    Making the impossible possible is part of the DNA of all dreamers, I got the privilege to meet them through MISK’s 2030leaders program. Thank you MISK foundation for giving us this Honor and making it possible to bring us all together to contribute in achieving Vision 2030.
  • Advisor to the Assistant Minister for Development and Excellence,
    Ministry of Energy

    Adel AlGhamdi

    The program pushes the boundaries of our capabilities and ambitions, toward a greater common goal. It is a sneak peak of 2030 future leaders, taking our beloved Kingdom to another level of prosperity and sustainability.

    Learning
    & Leadership
    Journey

    2030 Leaders is an intensive and immersive leadership building program spread out over a nine-month period. This comprehensive program approaches leadership development through a variety of elements:
    • Five in-person immersive modules (25 days)
    • Virtual inter-module sessions
    • Executive individual and group coaching sessions
    • Group assignments and hands-on experience that addresses real and complex challenges pertinent to Vision 2030 (The Capstone Project)
    • Leadership assessment and feedback
    • Elective sessions (i.e. Finance)
    The curriculum combines global and local perspectives, drawing strongly on KSA context and experience embedding into the curriculum local case studies, high-profile guest speakers, on-site visits and more from leading organizations to share their insight and experiences.

    Inter-module
    Sessions

    Virtual synchronous sessions before and after each module to fully prepare for and to reflect on the learning objectives of the program, impact generated and sharing experiences on participants’ development journey as 2030 leaders.

    Executive
    Coaching

    Each participant will take an individualized journey to support and sustain their personal leadership development. Through personal and team interaction, they will be challenged to reflect, apply their learning and test new approaches. This will develop skills which will empower faster decision making, especially in complex and ambiguous contexts relevant to Vision 2030.

    Capstone
    Project

    This is an integral part of the 2030 Leaders program. It will enable accomplished leaders to hone the appropriate skills and mindsets relevant to the Kingdom and the realization of Vision 2030. 

    Groups of leaders from diverse backgrounds will have the opportunity to leverage different mindsets, perspectives, and experiences to deliver new and innovative solutions that meet real challenges relevant to achieving the objectives of Vision 2030.

    Module 01

    Awareness

    Discovering Trends and Leading Self

    October 2022

    5 Days
    Riyadh
    On-line Bridging Sessions
    00/00/2022 - 00/00/2022

    Module 02

    Discovery

    Understanding Needs and Leading Others

    December 2022

    5 Days
    Riyadh
    On-line Bridging Sessions
    00/00/2022 - 00/00/2022

    Module 03

    Building

    Creativity & Value Deployment

    February 2023

    Barcelona, Geneva
    5 days
    On-line Bridging Sessions
    00/00/2022 - 00/00/2022

    Module 04

    Growth

    Leading Organizations and Building Scale

    May 2023

    5 Days
    Riyadh
    On-line Bridging Sessions
    00/00/2022 - 00/00/2022

    Module 05

    Evolving

    Preparing for the Future and Managing Change

    July 2023

    5 Days
    Riyadh
    On-line Bridging Sessions
    00/00/2022 - 00/00/2022

    Learning
    Outcomes

    A pathway to success

    This exceptional program provides a bespoke leadership journey. You will learn to challenge conventions, lead the nation and transform Vision 2030 into a prosperous reality.

    After successfully completing this course, you will develop a set of competencies designed for this program that are unique for Saudi leaders.

    You Will:

    Behavioral
    And Intellectual
    Flexibility

    Leadership in a changing world

    To be a 2030 leader you will be proactive, innovative, and able to adapt to changing situations so that you can take the initiative when opportunities arise.

    These qualities draw on the strategic tools of Behavioural Flexibility and Intellectual Flexibility and the 2030 Leaders program will develop and enhance these capabilities in a transformational curriculum led by best-in-class partners.

    Behavioral Flexibility

    Intellectual Flexibility

    Application
    Process

    Stage 01

    Complete an online application form

    Please note that you will only have one opportunity to fill out the application so ensure that you have all the information required to complete it accurately.

    Stage 02

    Complete a psychometric assessment

    Stage 03

    Complete a one-way video interview

    Stage 04

    Complete final virtual competency- based interview

    Participants are selected based on several assessments reflecting the behaviours and traits relating to the 2030 Leader Competency model.

    While the application process for the program is rigorous it is also designed to be a learning opportunity. We provide all candidates who have reached advanced stages with feedback and evaluation reports that will help them develop their abilities. This is regardless of acceptance on the program.

    Academic
    Ecosystem

    Our academic partners bring their world-class expertise to the program.

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    Registration closes on: 27 May 2022

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    Eligibility Criteria

    Frequently
    Asked
    Questions

    Yes. Applicants must have a strong command of English. The program is taught entirely in English. We may ask you for evidence of proficiency.

    Yes. The course is designed this way to suit the busy schedule of executives.

    Yes. Candidates will need about 25 working days to finish the program. Other elements of the program are delivered during the evening. Please note that attendance is mandatory in order to complete the program and join our prestigious alumni groups (MiSK and Esade). We encourage you to talk with your organization to support your study leave and facilitate your attendance.

    2030 Leaders is primarily an in-person program, with some virtual online components and sessions.

    Main modules are planned to be held in-person and will follow best COVID-19 safety practice. However, this is subject to change in line with updated regulations or restrictions imposed to control the pandemic.

    Yes. The program is exclusively for female and male Saudi nationals.

    The program fees are SAR157,500. However, Cohort 3 is fully sponsored by MiSK Foundation in 2022.

    The sponsorship does not cover the cost of travel and accommodation in Riyadh, or the cost of international travel and accommodation for 5 days in Barcelona and Geneva (approx. SAR 10,000).

    For Cohort 3 in 2022, MiSK is sponsoring the cost of the program (excluding travel and accommodation costs). You may ask your organization to sponsor travel costs.

    The program has set minimum criteria that clearly define the nature of 10 years of full-time experience. This excludes coop, internships or research positions etc. Furthermore, leadership experience is defined as serving in a distinctly more senior position than a managerial position.