Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Advancement

The Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Advancement (ILIA) is the premier academic centre to the provision of research and training on issues and concerns related to the advancement of Negara Brunei Darussalam, with an emphasis on leadership and innovation.

Our business, technological and social environment are faced with new and continuous challenges and there is a need for individuals and organisations to reassess the status quo and to innovate – to look for new ways of thinking and behaviour for the advancement of society as a whole. To inspire change, leaders at all levels and in all fields must be continuously trained to their fullest potential so that they can enhance productivity and performance in an array of public and private organisations. At the same time, relevant and timely research needs to be conducted, to address and to provide empirical solutions to emerging issues and challenges related to change leadership and innovation.

The Institute therefore strives towards solving business, technological and social problems in these challenges through training, dialogue, collaboration, research and development. The Institute encourages a multidisciplinary and multi-sectoral approach whereby beneficial partnerships and collaboration will be sought and established at both local and international levels.

Mission

  • To be the premier national institute for the promotion and understanding of responsible innovative leadership and to develop outstanding real world leaders in public, private and social sectors through the provision of training and conultancy.
  • To undertake high quality research and consultancy which focuses on advancing our frontiers of knowledge in issues related to change leadership and innovation.

Objectives

  • To be a focal point for research and training on issues and concerns related to the advancement of Negara Brunei Darussalam, with emphasis on leadership and innovation.
  • To promote collaborative networking between government, business and academics and society in identifying and exploiting key niches for development.
  • To encourage a culture that sees change and evolution as necessary part of advancement and development.
  • To raise awareness that leaders roles should come from everywhere to transform organizations and social situations for the advancement of society.
  • To encourage a multi-disciplinary approach to problem solving.
  • To publish and promote the findings through papers, seminars and dialogue sessions.
 

CONTACT

Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Advancement (ILIA)
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Jalan Tungku Link Gadong, BE1410
Brunei Darussalam
 
+673 246 0922/ 246 0923 Ext 2301/2302
 
+673 2460590
 
office.ilia@ubd.edu.bn