THE PROGRAM

The NextGen Leadership Program is a year-long journey (January – December) designed for high-potential junior to mid-level professionals who want to develop their leadership and managerial skills, learn from industry leaders, and nurture meaningful business relationships. Each month, participants will gather for seminars, field trips, masterclass workshops, or conversations with C-suite executives from world-leading companies. Applicants can be employees of AmCham Taiwan member organizations who have been identified as the next generation of business leaders. Applicants from non-AmCham Taiwan member organizations are also welcome. Organizations agree to sponsor their employees’ application and participation in the program.

PARTICIPANTS WILL: PROGRAM OUTCOMES:
  • Strengthen their leadership skills. 
  • Sharpen their English presentation skills. 
  • Develop international perspectives. 
  • Focus on creative, innovative thinking. 
  • Nurture the next generation of Taiwan’s leadership talent pool. 
  • Develop meaningful professional relationships across industries. 
  • Encourage entrepreneurial thinking. 
  • Future-proof participants with cutting edge business knowledge.

COMMITMENT

Participants will meet once or twice a month. Sessions will generally be in the evenings, with a few half-day training sessions and industry site visits. Participants and sponsoring organizations should be able to commit to the full length, content and cost of the program.  

Download the 2024 Brochure.

PROGRAM OUTLINE for 2024

  • Jan. 16: WELCOME SESSION
    An orientation and happy hour event for the 2024 NextGen participants.
  • Feb. 15: PERSONAL BRANDING
    Cindy Chen, Regional Head, Adecco Taiwan & South Korea
  • Mar 14: ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    Chen Mei-Ling, Chairperson, Taiwan Regional Revitalization Foundation (TWRR)
    任聿新,誠食生活家/定置漁場三代目創辦人
    王益豐,雲林口湖漁類生產合作社創辦人

  • Apr. 11: WORKSHOP

  • May 9: PHENOMENAL FEMALE LEADERS

  • Jun. TBC: GROUP PROJECT PROJECT
  • Jul. 11: MEET THE CEO

  • Aug. 15: MEET THE CEO

  • Sep. 12: FIELD TRIP / TOUR TO AIT

  • Oct. 17: MEET THE CEO

  • Nov. 14: WOMEN IN TECH

  • Dec. 12: GRADUATION CEREMONY

** The above program outline is subject to change**

Previous speakers include:  

Vincent Shih, Assistant General Counsel, and General Manager of CELA, Microsoft Taiwan
Sandra Oudkirk, Director, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT)
Chen Mei-Ling, Chairperson, Taiwan Regional Revitalization Foundation (TWRR), former National Development Council (NDC) Minister
Andrea Wu, Principal, Agility Strategic Consulting, Ltd.
John Lee, Managing Director, Merck Group in Taiwan
Dan Silver, General Manager Taiwan, Boston Scientific
Jeffrey Tung, Managing Director, 3M Taiwan
Richard Chang, Senior Vice President-Asia, Costco Wholesale Taiwan
Cellina Yeh, Country Manager, Pfizer
Miyuki Ogushi, Managing Director, Johnson & Johnson Taiwan Ltd
Ian Anderson, CEO, Standard Chartered Bank (Taiwan) Ltd.
Tim Shields, General Manager & CEO, Cigna Taiwan Life Assurance Company
Cindy Chen, Regional Head, Adecco Taiwan & South Korea
Daniel Tseng, President, Corning Display Technologies Taiwan
Joyce Lee, General Manager of Taiwan & Hong Kong, Moderna
Boon Huey EE, General Manager, Merck Biopharma Taiwan
Dylan Li, Partner, IBM Consulting, IBM Taiwan
Paulus Mok, Country Officer of Citigroup & Chairman of Citibank Taiwan
Jamie Lin, President, Taiwan Mobile
Abby Hsieh, Managing Director, Ogilvy Taiwan
Samson Ellis, Bureau Chief, Bloomberg

NextGen Alumni

Class of 2023
Class of 2022

Class of 2021
Class of 2020

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Nov. 30, 2023

    Applications must reach us by this date.

  • Dec. 15, 2023

    Successful applicants will be notified on this date.

MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM

AmCham Taiwan member and non-member organizations are invited to encourage talented employees to apply. 

  • AmCham Taiwan’s NextGen Leadership Program is a year-long series of events designed for high-potential professionals. 
  • Monthly sessions focus on a particular leadership skill, industry or provide general insight into how Taiwan’s business leaders manage and lead their respective companies.  
  • A unique opportunity for the next generation of business leaders to develop managerial skills, hone their innovative thinking ability, gain an international outlook, and build meaningful connections with other professionals. 

ELIGIBILITY

CREDENTIALS

  • Applicants should have documented experience at a junior or mid-level managerial position  
  • Applicants should be identified by their employer as someone with future leadership potential 
  • Applicants should ideally, but not necessarily, work for an AmCham Taiwan member organization  
  • Individual applications will not be accepted 

COST

FEE

NT$72,000.

PROGRAM FEE INCLUDES

  • At least 12 sessions throughout the year, running from January to December. 
  • Complimentary tickets to two AmCham events (luncheon or happy hour). 
  • Program alumni with a 70% or above attendance rate can attend AmCham events at member prices during the following year. 

How to Apply

  • Check your eligibility.
  • Update your resume or CV.
  • Complete the online form, attach your resume and click submit!