CFO Leadership Journey Asia 2018

ABOUT the CFO Leadership Journey Asia

The CFO Leadership Journey Asia is an integrated executive leadership development programme specifically tailored for senior finance leaders in Asia.  Over eight months, the participants will experience interactive workshops, 1 to 1 executive coaching, 1 to 1 external mentoring, peer learning group discussions and executive networking sessions.  At the end of the programme, they are better prepared to lead at a boardroom level in the dynamic and highly demanding business environment in Asia region.


WHO is it for?

For senior finance leaders who are 1 or 2 steps away from board level or equivalent (Finance Controllers. Finance Directors, Head of Finance, VP of Finance) or newly promoted CFOs, who are looking to develop themselves professionally and personally for higher career advancement and a more fulfilling and satisfying career.

PROGRAM Structure:

  • Harrison Assessment + Debrief x 1
  • 360 Degree Assessment related to Finance Leadership x 1
  • Induction & Mentee Briefing x 1
  • Networking Dinners with Guest Speakers x 4
  • Leadership Development Workshops x 4
  • Peer Learning Groups x 4
  • 1 to 1 Executive Coaching Sessions x 4
  • 1 to 1 Mentoring Sessions with leading NED’s, CEO’s and CFO’s x 4 (1 hour per session)

WHY attend this program?

  • Supports organizational succession planning (by ensuring organizations retain and develop the next generation of CFO's)
  • Prepares and positions finance leaders towards high level organizational strategy and decision-making
  • Develops superior boardroom leadership behaviours needed by today’s CFO’s
  • Helps senior finance leaders motivate, inspire and empower their finance teams and deal effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Creates a platform for cross industry network for your senior finance leaders to develop external perspectives, widen their exposures and having new ideas to bring back to their business

Start Date: 19 April 2018


Module 1: 19 – 20 April 2018 (SG)
Module 2: 07 – 08 June 2018 (KL)
Module 3: 02 – 03 Aug 2018 (SG)
Module 4: 04 – 05 Oct 2018 (KL)

CFO Leadership Journey Asia was nominated in the 'Best Corporate Leadership Programme' category in HRM Asia's Readers' Choice Awards of 2016.


Listen to what past participants said:

CFO Leadership Journey Testimonial 2

Toh Beng Siew
KL Regional Accounting
Center Leader
IBM Malaysia Sdn Bhd

CFO Leadership Journey Testimonial 2

Fadzlan Rosli
Senior Manager, Corporate
Transaction Group,
Energy Ventures Division
Tenaga Nasional Berhad

CFO Leadership Journey Testimonial 3

Ivy Yeoh
Finance Director
AON Global Operations Ltd.
(Singapore Branch)

CFO Leadership Journey Testimonial 4

Nor Azlin Binti Ahmad
Head, Group Bus. Planning
Malayan Banking Berhad

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CFO - Senior Finance Leader  Read the short case study "The Making of a Senior Finance Leader" based
  on a past participant in this program.


Employers who are registered with HRDF are eligible for 100% reimbursement after the programme. Kindly contact HRDF for more information on claim processes:

Wisma HRDF, Jalan Beringin, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur

PSMB Contact Centre: 1800-88-4800


MORE Information

For more information about the CFO Leadership Journey Asia, including full mentors list and module overviews, please enter your contact details here and we will get in touch shortly.


If you have any questions, please contact [email protected] or call her
at +60-12 334 5646


OUR Honorable Mentors (current intake)

Christopher Tiffin

Christopher Tiffin
Chief Financial Officer
Celcom Axiata Bhd

Nora Manaf

Nora Manaf
Group Chief Human Capital Officer
Malayan Banking Bhd, Malaysia

Wong Chiun Chiek

Wong Chiun Chiek
Chief Financial Officer
IBM Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Surinder Kathpalia

Surinder Kathpalia
Non-Executive Director and Entrepreneur
PrideRock Advisors

Goh Geok Cheng

Goh Geok Cheng
Regional Insurance Risk Control Officer
(Formerly CFO)
Prudential Services Singapore Pte Ltd

Neeraj Basur

Neeraj Basur
Chief Financial Officer
Blue Star Limited


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