Enterprise Leadership for Transformation (ELT)

About this programme

Enterprise Leadership for Transformation (ELT) is a one-year programme to help business leaders strengthen business capabilities and develop strategies for the next bound of growth. The programme is conducted by a network of partners including public and private education institutes, financial institutions, and industry experts.

This programme has four key components:

  • Executive Learning

    Held over a period of approximately six months. (Please note that this schedule may vary across different Programme Managers.)

    Strengthen your business fundamentals through learning about topics such as leadership, business strategy, human capital, financial management, digitalisation, innovation, sustainability and internationalisation.

  • Business Coaching
    Receive at least 40 hours of guidance from experienced private-sector business coaches and industry experts on your business growth plans. Each Programme Manager has their own group of business coaches, including:
    • Imran Khalid, Ex-Vice President & General Manager, Middle East & Africa, Electrolux AB Sweden
    • Pamela Wu, Co-Founder and Director at Ent-Vision
    • Dr Koh Chaik Ming, Ex-CEO of OIG Asia Pacific
    • Mr Aaron Boey, Senior Advisor, Tower Capital Asia & Ex-Group CEO, Eu Yan Sang International
  • Market Immersion Trip

    Discover regional opportunities, gain exposure to overseas best practices, and uncover new perspectives and resources for business innovation and value creation.

  • Community Events

    Throughout your ELT journey, network with fellow SME business leaders and access thought leadership content at our community events. These events include internationalisation, innovation and sustainability workshops, fireside chats with successful business leaders and industry experts.

Profile of ELT Companies

Programme Managers

  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

    Conducted by NTU Entrepreneurship Academy (NTUpreneur), the ELT by NTU programme helps to transform your company with innovative and actionable business growth plans – through a technopreneur-centric and experiential learning approach. Gain access to NTU's industry contacts, global alumni network, and NTUpreneur’s experience in the digital space.

    Click here for more information on the ELT by NTU programme.

  • National University of Singapore (NUS)

    Designed by CEOs and academia, the ELT by NUS programme combines classroom learning with practical ‘doing’ from the start. The programme includes professors who are ranked top 2% globally in their fields of study and teach on NUS’ internationally-recognised MBA/EMBA programme. An advisor team comprising CEOs and senior leaders with global backgrounds will also be sharing their experiences and mentoring you through the programme.

    Click here for more information on the ELT by NUS programme.

  • Singapore Management University (SMU)

    The ELT by SMU programme—led by both SMU Academy and UOB-SMU Asian Enterprise Institute—offers an application-oriented learning experience with tailored coaching. Join the programme to learn strategies for overcoming multi-generational mentality, glean insights from guest speakers, and take on challenges to seize new opportunities for your business.

    Click here for more information on the ELT by SMU programme.

  • Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)

    The Centre for Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE) manages the ELT by SUSS programme, which prioritises practical application over theory. The programme is designed within a simulated boardroom environment for you to build and expand your network. Upon completion of the programme, you can receive personalised coaching for six additional months to implement your strategic growth plans.

    Click here for more information on the ELT by SUSS programme.

  • Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)

    As a leading private education and lifelong learning institution, SIM equips enterprises to be future-ready. The ELT by SIM programme adopts a structured framework called D.A.S.H.+ and offers practical know-how to accelerate business growth. Develop enhanced leadership and innovation competencies, build business growth capabilities, and learn from industry experts with extensive corporate experience through the programme.

    Click here for more information on the ELT by SIM programme.

Programme Partners:
  • Citi Commercial Bank
  • DBS
  • HSBC Singapore
  • United Overseas Bank


  • Business entity registered and operating in Singapore
  • Company has at least 30% local equity held directly or indirectly by Singaporean(s) and/or Singapore PR(s), determined by the ultimate individual ownership
  • Company revenue is at least S$5 million (in the latest financial year)
  • At least one participant must be a Founder, Owner or Successor (FOS) of the business
    Each company may nominate up to two participants, of which one of the participants should be a FOS of the business and the other participant should be a member of the management team.


The course fee is on average S$30,000 per participant before subsidies. Companies eligible for subsidies pay approximately S$4,000, or S$1,000 (if tapping on the SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit).

For more details on the course fees and funding support, please contact the respective Programme Managers.

How to apply

Please prepare the following documents before submitting the ELT application form:
  • Documents to prepare
    • ACRA Bizfile (within past 6 months)
    • Company's financial statements for the most recent financial year
    • Recent resume for each participant
    • Recent organisation chart with participants' positions
  • Information requirements (from the most recent four years)
    • Shareholding details
    • Annual sales turnover, operating profits
    • Internationalisation track record
    • Annual wages
    • Annual sales turnover and operating profits
    • Total number of employees
    • Participant details
  • Supplementary documents

    Supplementary documents should be attached within the form or submitted separately to elt@enterprisesg.gov.sg.

After you apply
Receive your confirmation
Upon submission, you will receive an application reference number and confirmation email to acknowledge your application. Please keep a record of the email.
If you do not receive this acknowledgement within 1 working day, please contact us at elt@enterprisesg.gov.sg.
Please note that programme admission is not guaranteed upon application. As placements are limited, only shortlisted applicants will be invited for a follow-up discussion with the Programme Managers. We seek your understanding that only fully completed applications will be processed.
Ready to apply?
Submit your application for the Enterprise Leadership for Transformation (ELT) programme through our online form today.

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