|S.No.||Project Notification Title||Venue||Start Date||End date||NPC Closing Date||Target Participants|
|NATIONAL FOLLOW UP PROGRAM (NFP)|
|1||National Follow up Program (NFP) 17-AG-39-GE-NFP-C
|Project Notification Addendum|
|INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING OF NPOs (DON)|
|1||Development of Center of Excellence(Project Notification)16-RP-12-GE-DON-C||APO Secretariat||One year|
|i)||Workshop on Developing Productivity Specialists in the Public Sector(Project Implementation Plan)16-RP-12-GE-DON-C-02||Pasig City,Philippines||12-Mar-18||16-Mar-18||20-Jan-18||Officials of public-sector organizations, local government officials, and NPO staff who are consultants on smart public sectors with at least two years of experience in this area.|
|2||Special Program for Promoting Public-private-sector Partnerships in Enhancing Food Value Chains in Asian Countries: Third Year17-AG-42-SPP-DON-C||01-Feb-2018||01-Nov-2018|
|TECHNICAL EXPERT SERVICES PROJECT (TES)|
|1||Technical Expert Services (TES)18-IN-02-GE-TES-C||Member Countries||01-Jan-2018||01-Dec-2018|
|INDIVIDUAL-COUNTRY OBSERVATIONAL STUDY MISSION (I-OSM)|
|1||Individual-Country Observational Study Mission18-IN-01-GE-OSM-C||Member countries||Up to one week (five working days) per mission||First Phase: 1-Mar-18Second Phase: 1-Jun-18|
|1||Workshop on e-Govemment for Smart and Productive Public Service||Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran||29-Sep-2018||03-Oct-2018||08-June-2018||Government officials including those from state-owned enterprises
and policymakers from central and local government organizations
in charge of e-govemment programs.
|2||Workshop on Innovative and Strategic Leadership for
Enhancing Public-sector Productivity 18-IN-48-GE-WSP-A
|Colombo, Sri Lanka||17-Sep-2018||21-Sep-2018||22-May-2018||Government officials including those from state-owned enterprises,
policymakers from central and local government organizations, or senior officials/consultants for the public sector from NPOs.
|3||Multicounty Observational Study Mission on Innovation and Competitiveness in SMEs||Taipei, Republic of China||10-Sep-2018||14-Sep-2018||15-June-2018||Government officials in charge of SME development policies, representatives of industrial associations, and NPO consultants involved in supporting and training SMEs.|
|4||Workshop on Productivity Measurement in SMEs18-IN-80-GE-WSP-B||Nadi, Fiji||03-Sep-2018||07-Sep-2018||16-May-2018||NPO senior management staff in charge of SMEs and/or productivity specialists of SME government agencies.|
|5||Certified Productivity Practitioners’ Course18-IN-30-GE-TRC-A||Tagaytay City, Philippines||20-Aug-2018||31-Aug-2018||01-June-2018||Professionals from NPOs or associate management consultants assigned by NPOs. Qualified participants are selected from amongthose who previously enrolled in and passed the self-leaming e-course on Productivity Tools and Techniques (Basic and Advanced) or participated in a DON project in the preceding three years.|
|6||Workshop on Development of Productivity Champions 18-IN-31-GE-WSP-A||Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran||11-Aug-2018||15-Aug-2018||22-May-2018|| Productivity Practitioners and officials of NPOs involved in productivity promotion, recognition, and certification and award
|7||Workshop on APO Public-sector Leadership 18-IN-54-GE-WSP-A||Manila, Philippines||06-Aug-2018||10-Aug-2018||15-May-2018|| Government officials including those from state-owned enteqirises,
policymakers from central and local government organizations, or
senior ofBcials/consultants for the public sector from NPOs.
|8||Training of Trainers and Consultants in Green Productivity(Certified GP Specialists)||Taipei, Taiwan||23-July-2018||03-Aug-2018||27-Apr-2018||Paricipants representing government agenices and NPO in charge of labor-management issues, and representatives of labor unions.|
|9||Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Human CapitalDevelopment for the Future||Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran||28-July-2018||01-08-2018||01-05-2018||Policymakers and/or policy administrators in the areas of labor, education, public health, demography, and other socioeconomicaspects of human capital development from relevant government agencies at the central and local levels; and mid- or high-level NPO officials managing labor productivity issues|
|10||Workshop on Science, Technology, and Innovation Policies and Productivity Enhancement||Hanoi, Vietnam||07-Aug-2018||10-Aug-2018||01-June-2018||Policymakers and governmental officials in charge of STIP, innovation policy, and R&D policy.|
|11||Top Management Forum on Knowledge Management and Innovation for SMEs18-IN-90-GE-CON-A||Nadi, Fiji||18-July-2018||20-July-2018||11-Apr-2018||Participants representing government agencies and NPOs, KM consultants involved in planning and implementing KM frameworks and innovation for SMEs.|
|12||Multicountry Observational Study Mission on labour Management Relations18-IN-51-GE-OSM-A||Jakarta, indonesia||23-July-2018||27-July-2018||15-Apr-2018||Paricipants representing government agenices and NPO in charge of labor-management issues, and representatives of labor unions.|
|13||Workshop on Innovative Technologies for Increasing
Agricultural Water Productivity 18-AG-03-GE-WSP-B
|Colombo, Sri Lanka||23-July-2018||27-July-2018||15-May-2018||Senior government officers, managers of water companies, and researchers and academics in charge of developing and promoting
innovative agricultural water management technologies.
|14||Strategic Planning Workshop for Senior Planning Officers of NPOs18-RP-34-GE-SPW-A||Tokyo, Japan||11-July-2018||12-July-2018||30-Apr-2018||APO Directors/Alternate Directors and NPO Heads|
|15||Training of Trainers in Lean Manufacturing Systems 18-IN-20-GE-TRC-A||Selangor, Malaysia||09-July-2018||13-July-2018||27-Apr-2018|| Trainers or consultants specializing in management in the manufacturing sector , representatives from industrial associations,
or policymakers with experience in managing industrial plants.
|16||International Forum on Public-sector Productivity 18-IN-50-GE-CON-A||Colombo, Sri Lanka||02-July-2018||04-July-2018||25-Apr-2018||Government officials including those from state-owned enterprises,policymakers from central and local government organizations, public-sector productivity experts/ researchers, or senior officials/ consultants from NPOs.|
|17|| Training of Trainers on Strengthening the Participation of Producers’ Associations and Farmers’ Cooperatives in Value
|Islamic Republic of Iran||30-June-2018||04-July-2018||14-Apr-2018|| Senior government officials, academics, and consultants in charge of imparting training and consultancy to FCs/PAs and/or relevant
institutions for promoting productivity, quality, and innovation.
|18||Workshop on Digital Agribusiness||Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia||25-June-2018||29-June-2018||20-Apr-2018||Government ofFicials, CEOs, and representatives of agribusiness associations, and consultants and academics in charge of digitizing the agribusiness operations.|
|19||Workshop on Readiness for Industry 4. 0: Assessment and
Steps for Manufacturers 18-IN-56-GE-WSP-A
|Taipei, Republic of China||25-June-2018||29-June-2018||05-Apr-2018|| Government officials and policy research officers involved in
industrial policies, development strategies for the SME and
manufacturing sectors, and productivity improvement
initiatives; senior representatives from associations of industrial
sectors; and senior NPO officials with practical consulting
experience in industrial upgrading and modernization.
|20||Training of Trainers in total Quality Management for Industries18-IN-36-GE-TRC-A||Taipei, Republic of China||04-June-2018||08-June-2018||26-Mar-2018||Trainers or consultants speciializing in quality management in the manufacturing sector and representatives from Industrial associations or plicymaking instiutions with practical experience in quality managemtn in industrial plants|
|21||Workshop on Food Quality and Safety Assurance in Modern Food Production Systems||Bangkok, Thailand||28-May-2018||01-June-2018||10-Apr-2018||Senior government oiBcers, NPO consultants, and researchers and
academics in charge of quality and safety management in the food
|22||Training Course on Enrgy Efficiency and Conservation16-IN-78-GE/SPP-TRC-A||Japan||22-May-2018||25-May-2018||20-Feb-2018||NPO staff, officials of releant government ageni3w, managers of privagte firms responsible for enry management, ad consltants and professionals workng in the fields of enery management/energy/energy auditing|
|23||Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Smart RiceFarming 17-AG-36-GE/SPP-OSM-B||Tokyo, Japan||04-June-2018||09-June-2018||02-Apr-2018||Senior policymakers and planners, senior executives/CEOs of farmmachinery institutes, and senior professionals and academics in chargeof promoting the development and adoption of advanced
machines/technologies for sustainable rice farming. Preference will be
given to those in a position to develop plans based on learning from the
study mission and implement them for promoting smart farming
technologies for greater multiplier effects.
|24||Workshop on Innovations in Postharvest Handling of Perishables 18-AG-45-GE-WSP-B||Dhaka, Bangladesh||20-May-2018||24-May-2018||02-Apr-2018||Senior government officers, NPO consultants, and researchers and
academics in charge of developing and promoting postharvest
management of perisliables.
|25||Training of Trainers in Total Productive Maintenance Applications for manufacturing18-IN-13-GE-TRC-B||Dhaka, Bangladesh||29-Apr-18||03-May-18||20-Feb-18||Trainers or consultants specializing in production and maintenance management in the manufacturing sector and representatives from industrial associations and policy makers with experiences in production or maintenance management in industrial plants.|
|26||APO Development Workshop for Practitioners of Business Excellence18-IN-28-GE-WSP-B||Singapore||12-Mar-18||15-Mar-18||22-Jan-18||BE practitioners, consultants, and assessors from the publicsector involved in implementing BE frameworks.|
|27||Study Mission on Productivity Enhancement through Applications of Industry 4.017-IN-83-SPP-OSM-A||Tokyo, Japan||06-Mar-18||09-Mar-18||12-Dec-17||CEOs or operation managers in the manufacturing-related sector, senior government officials involved in setting industrial policy, and representatives of industrial associations.|
|28||Advanced Agribusiness Management Course for Executives and Managers18-AG-12-GE-WSP-B||Bali, Indonesia||05-Mar-18||9-Mar-18||16-Jan-18||Senior representatives of agribusiness SMEs associations and academics/consultants in charge of analyzing food industry SMEs|
|29||Forum on Strengthening Food Safety Standards17-AG-29-GE-CON-B
|Colombo, Sri Lanka||05-Mar-18||08-Mar-18||15-Nov-17||Senior government officials, production managers, consultants, and food industry executives in charge of FSM systems in the food processing industry|
|Project Notification Addendum|
|30||Training of Trainers on Lean Manufacturing for SMEsProject Notification17-IN-20-GE-TRC-B||Islamabad, Pakistan||18-Dec-17||22-Dec-17||25-Sep-17||SME Owners or senior/mid-level managerial or technical personnel, professional consultants, or NPO consultants/trainers|
|Project Notification Addendum||26-Feb-18||2-Mar-18||15-Dec-17|
|31||Forum on Women’s Labor Force Participation and Productivity Enhancement17-RP-37-SPP-CON-B||Tokyo, Japan||05-Feb-18||7-Feb-18||01-Dec-17||Government Officers from business associations, industry leaders, and academicis involved in promoting and or implementing programs for women.|
|32||Multi-country Observational Study Mission on ICT Innovation in the Service SectorProject Notification17-IN-24-GE-OSM-A||Dhaka, Bangladesh||02-Oct-17||5-Oct-17||14-July-17||Managers from the Service sector with suitable IT background, representatives of service sector firms with ICT Applications, ICT Experts/Professionals and Productivity Practitioners with suitable IT backgrounds|
|Project Notification Addendum||07-Jan-18||10-Jan-18||05-Nov-17|
|33||Productivity Improvement for the Supporting Industry Based on NPOs’ Proposals16-IN-60-SPP-TRC-B||APO Secretariat and National Productivity Organizations (NPOs||Jan 2017-Dec 2019|
|PIP: Productivity Improvement for the Supporting Industry16-IN-60-SPP-TRC-B||July 2017- June 2018|
|34||APO Productivity Practitioners Certification ManagementSystem 18-IN-70-GE-RES-A||APO Secretariat||Throughout the year|
|SELF LEARNING E-COURSES|
|1||Self-learning e-Course for the Agriculture Sector(Project Notification) 17-AG-23-GE-DLN-A||APO Secretariat and National Productivity Organizations (NPOs||Throughout 2017|
|i)||Self-learning e-course on Agri Business Management (Advanced)(Project Implementation Plan)17-AG-23-GE-DLN-A-02||15-Dec-17||17-May-18|
|ii)||Self-learning e-Course on Food Safety Management (Advanced)(Project Implementation Plan)17-AG-23-GE-DLN-A-03||15-Dec-17||14-June-18|
|iii)||Self-learning e-course on Rural Entrepreneurship Development(Project Implementation Plan)17-AG-23-GE-DLN-A-04||11-Sep-17||10-Feb-18|
|2||Self-learning e-course for the Agriculture and Food Sectors18-AG-23-GE-DLN-A||APO Secretariat and National Productivity Organizations (NPOs)||Throughout 2018|
|3||Self-learning e-Courses for the Industry and Service Sectors18-IN-06-GE-DLN-A||APO Secretariat and National Productivity Organizations(NPOs)||Throughout 2018|
DOWNLOADS 1. APO CANDIDATE’s BIO DATA FORM 2.APO EXPERT’s BIO DATA FORM 3.E-LEARNING BIO DATA FORM 4.APO GUIDE FOR PARTICIPANTS 5.NPC BANK DETAILS 6. TES Application Form 6. IOSM Application Form 7. IOSM Biodata
NOTE: The nomination form may be accompanied by a draft of Rs. 1000/- (NON-REFUNDABLE) drawn in favour of National Productivity Council, New Delhi (Rs. 500/- for MSME Sector, trade unions and NGO’s) for each participant. In the absence of application fee and bio-data, the nominations will not be considered. In case of selection by APO, NPC will charge Rs. 6,000/- (Rs. 3,000/- for MSME Sector, Trade Unions and NGO’s) per participant towards handling charges and admission fee which is mandatory for the APO Alumni Association of India (AAAI). In case of profit making organizations, the handling charges would be Rs. 12,000/- per participant.
Goods and Service Tax (GST) @ 18% shall be applicable separately on application fee and handling charges.
Please send the filled-in bio data in APO format as PDF to email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. One hard copy of the filled-in bio data in APO format along with requisite Application fees through Demand Draft shall please be submitted to:
Shri K D Bhardwaj
Director & Head (International Services)
National Productivity Council
5-6 Institutional Area,
New Delhi – 110 003
Please read the project notification carefully before applying.