The Higher Education Leadership Academy (AKEPT) is an organization created under the Ministry of Higher Education in accordance with the National Higher Education Strategic Plan to transform The Malaysian Higher education system, especially in the area of human capital development.
AKEPT was conceptualized by the Ministry of Higher Education to provide leadership development for top and middle management in Malaysian Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).
AKEPT aspires to be an international centre of excellence in the development of leadership in higher education in order to enable Malaysian HEIs to achieve world class recognition. AKEPT will constantly strive to provide highly relevant and pragmatic courses leading to a certification programme recognized by the global higher education community. To achieve its objectives, AKEPT invites internationally known speakers to facilitate knowledge-sharing, network-building, and other learning experiences.