SC Invites Applications for investED Leadership Programme 2024
Aims to Train 200 Fresh Graduates for the Capital Market Industry


Kuala Lumpur, 16 May 2024

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has invited applications for the second cohort of the investED Leadership Programme, a flagship capital market graduate programme.

investED is intended at enhancing graduate employability and ensuring a sustainable talent pipeline for the capital market. It was launched by Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim in June 2023.

The initiative aims to enhance the capital market knowledge of 9,000 university students and provide jobs for up to 600 graduates for the capital market industry between 2023 and 2025. The three-year programme is led by the SC in collaboration with Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Higher Education.

The Leadership programme attracted about 2,500 applications for the inaugural cohort last year. The trainees for Cohort 1 will graduate from the programme on 27 May 2024. Some of them have been hired by several investment banks and capital market players.

The investED Leadership Programme consists of a one-month comprehensive classroom training, focusing on Capital Market topics, Leadership, Sustainability and Governance at the Asia School of Business, followed by six months of on-the-job training with investED partners from the capital market industry.

Apart from a potential career in the capital market industry, the trainees also receive a monthly allowance of RM2,400 during the training period.

Following are the requirements to be eligible for the programme:
  • Malaysian Citizen
  • Eligible candidates include final-year students or recent graduates.
  • A minimum CGPA of 3.0 is required.
  • Applicants must achieve a minimum Band score of 3.5 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) or a minimum 6.0 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or any equivalent in English proficiency test.

The deadline for applications is set for this 30 June 2024. Applications can be submitted via


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