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Title : [Sunnong Culture Forum] 2018 Autumn Course of Leadership Academy

Invitation to 2018 Autumn Course of Leadership Academy


Sunnong Culture Forum – a non-profit non-governmental organization - invites the students from developing countries to the 2018 Autumn Course of Leadership Academy which opens on Friday, September 7.

Leadership Academy was created in September 2017 to share with foreign students studying in Korea successful Korean development experience from aid recipient to one of the global economic powers with strong emphasis on self-help spirit and a sense of ownership.

Leadership Academy also presents background information on key development issues commonly faced by developing countries in their efforts for national development such as mindset change, aid dependence, corruption, inequality, empowerment of women and leadership.

Contents of the Program are specially designed to promote the “Can-Do-Spirit” and nurture ownership and leadership for participating students who will become aspiring leaders of their own countries in the future.

Leadership Academy Program serves not only as a unique venue to share Korean development experience but also as an open forum to promote goodwill and friendship among participating students from many different countries.

The inaugural 2017 Autumn Course was completed with a great success.

A total number of 35 students of 12 different Universities from 28 countries received the Certificates.

The 2018 Spring Course ensured more enthusiastic participation and awarded the Certificates to 43 students of 15 Universities from 31 countries who successfully completed the Course.

The Course is conducted in English on every Friday evening for 13 weeks with one time field trip.

The participation is free of charge and there is no financial burden whatsoever to the students.

The detailed information of the Leadership Academy Program including application procedure can be obtained at the homepage of the Leadership Academy (

If you have any inquiry on the Course, please send email to

Leadership Academy welcomes any student interested in understanding Korean development experience and being associated with other international students to its 2018 Autumn Course.

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