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Asian Productivity Organization(APO)

Formed under a Convention on April 14, 1961, Asian Productivity Organization (APO) is the world’s regional inter-governmental organization dedicated to increase productivity in member countries in Asia and Pacific through mutual cooperation, thus accelerating economic development and better standard of living of its people. The 20 member countries of the APO span the region and its work affects the lives of millions.

The APO offers a wide range of training courses, seminars and workshops, study missions, and demonstration projects in its 20 member countries and the professionals and enterprises both from public and private sector can benefit from these programs.

Upcoming APO Programs

Nominations are invited for the following APO Programs.

Title Venue Start Date End Date Deadline Broucher
Self-learning e-Course:
17-AG-23 -GE-DLN-A-02: Self-leaming e-Course on Agribusiness Management (Advanced) Online 15-Dec-2017 31-Dec-2018 30-Nov-2018


17-IN-06-GE-DLN-A-07: Self-leaming e-Course on Smart Manufacturing (Basic) Online 01-May-2018 31-Dec-2018 30-Nov-2018


17-IN-06-GE-DLN-A-09: Self-leaming e-Course on the Energy Management System Auditors' Course Online 02-May-2018 31-Dec-2018 30-Nov-2018


17-AG-23-GE-DLN-A-01: Self-Learning E-Course on Organic Agriculture and Organic Agribusiness Online 01-Sep-2018 31-Aug-2019 01-Aug-2019


18-AG-23-GE-DLN-A-05: Self-Learning E-Course on Business Models for Women Entrepreneurs Online 15-Oct-2018 14-Apr-2019 14-Mar-2019


18-AG-23-GE-DLN-A-04: Self-Learning E-Course on Future Food: Exploring Business Opportunities Online 01-Nov-2018 30-Apr-2019 30-Mar-2019


18-AG-23-GE-DLN-A-06: Self-Learning E-Course on Smart Farm Mechanization Online 15-Nov-2018 14-May-2019 15-Apr-2019


Title Venue Start Date End Date Deadline
International Training Programs:
18-IN-81-GE-TRC-B: Training of Trainers on Benchmarking to Enhance Organizational Excellence in the Service Sector Suva, Fiji 10-Dec-2018 14-Dec-2018 31-Aug-2018
18-AG-32-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers on Quality Standards for Agricultural Products to Enhance Market Access Vientiane, Lao PDR 10-Dec-2018 14-Dec-2018 02-Oct-2018
18-RP-41-GE-RES-B: Research on Reskilling Workers to Enhance Labor Productivity Jakarta, Indonesia 05-Dec-2018 07-Dec-2018 28-Aug-2018
18-AG-42-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Organic Agriculture 3.0 Chennai, India 03-Dec-2018 07-Dec-2018 03-Sep-2018
18-AG-27-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Innovations in Food Value Chains Phnom Penh, Cambodia 26-Nov-2018 30-Nov-2018 13-Aug-2018
18-RP-48-GE-CON-A: International Conference on Public-sector Productivity Manila, Philippines 22-Nov-2018 24-Nov-2018 18-Jul-2018
18-IN-60-GE-OSM-B: Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Regulatory Review Enhancing Public-sector Productivity Manila, Philippines 19-Nov-2018 23-Nov-2018 25-Jul-2018
18-AG-24-GE-OSM-A: Multicountry Observational Study Mission (OSM) on Best Practices in Agrotourism Taipei, Republic of China 19-Nov-2018 23-Nov-2018 13-Aug-2018
18-IN-71-GE-TRC-A: -A: Training of Trainers on Performance Management for Public-sector Organizations Manila, Philippines 12-Nov-2018 16-Nov-2018 01-Aug-2018
18-IN-32-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers on Customer Satisfaction Index Development for the Service Sector Seoul, Republic of Korea 12-Nov-2018 16-Nov-2018 27-Aug-2018
18-AG-ll-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on International Marketing of Agri-food Products Manila, Philippines 06-Nov-2018 09-Nov-2018 30-Jul-2018
18-AG-22-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Innovative Rural Community Development Models Yogyakarta, Indonesia 22-Oct-2018 26-Oct-2018 27-Jul-2018
18-AG-54-GE-TRC-B: -A: Training of Trainers on Ecotourism and Agro-tourism Nadi, Fiji 22-Oct-2018 26-Oct-2018 24-Jul-2018
18-AG-08-GE-TRC-A: -A: Training of Trainers on Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture: Water Resources Tehran, IR Iran 20-Oct-2018 24-Oct-2018 17-Jul-2018
18-RP-37-GE-TRC-B: Training of Trainers on Scenario Planning Development Colombo, Sri Lanka 15-Oct-2018 19-Oct-2018 13-Jul-2018
18-IN-62-GE-WSP-B:Workshop on e-Government for Smart and Productive Public Service Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran 29-Sep-2018 03-Oct-2018 25-May-2018
18-IN- 48-GE- WSP-A: Workshop on Innovative and Strategic Leadership for Enhancing Public-sector Productivity Colombo, Sri Lanka 17-Sep-2018 21-Sep-2018 15-May-2018
18-AG-01-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Smart Agriculture Extension Models Colombo, Sri Larika 17-Sep-2018 21-Sep-2018 25-Jun-2018
18-RP-49-GE-TRC-B: -A: Training of Trainers on Foresight Management for Strategic Planning Specialists Bangkok, Thailand 17-Sep-2018 21-Sep-2018 20-Jun-2018
18-IN-43-GE-OSM-B: Multicounty Observational Study Mission on Innovation and Competitiveness in SMEs Taipei, Republic of China 10-Sep-2018 14-Sep-2018 10-Jun-2018
18-IN-44-GE-OSM-A: Multicountry Observational Study Mission on SME Development Seoul, Republic of Korea 10-Sep-2018 14-Sep-2018 19-Jul-2018
18-IN- 80-GE- WSP-B: Workshop on Productivity Measurement in SMEs Nadi, Fiji 03-Sep-2018 07-Sep-2018 04-May-2018
18-RP-38-GE-WSP-B: -A: Workshop on Development of Frameworks for Foresight in Public-sector Organizations Manila, Philippines 03-Sep-2018 07-Sep-2018 25-Jun-2018
18-RP-40-GE-CON-B: Forum on Strengthening Accelerator Centers to Support Startups Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran 01-Sep-2018 05-Sep-2018 28-May-2018
18-IN- 30-GE- TRC-A: Certified Productivity Practitioners Course Tagaytay City, Philippines 20-Aug-2018 31-Aug-2018 23-May-2018
18-RP-ll-GE-CON-B: Forum on the Impact of Education Policies on National Productivity Growth Manila, the Philippines 14-Aug-2018 17-Jul-2018 14-May-2018
18-IN-31-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Development of Productivity Champions Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran 11-Aug-2018 15-Aug-2018 18-May-2018
18-RP-10-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Science, Technology and Innovation Policies and Productivity Enhancement Hanoi, Vietnam 07-Aug-2018 10-Aug-2018 21-May-2018
18-IN-54-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on APO Public-sector Leadership Manila, Philippines 06-Aug-2018 11-Aug-2018 08-May-2018
18-RP- 23-GE- OSM-B: Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Human Capital Development for the Future Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran 28-Jul-2018 01-Aug-2018 29-Apr-2018
18-IN-51-GE-OSM-A:Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Labor-Management Relations Jakarta, Indonesia 23-Jul-2018 27-Jul-2018 02-Apr-2018
18-DM- 34-GE- TRC-A: Training of Trainers and Consultants in Green Productivity (Certified GP Specialists) Taipei, Venue Republic of China. 23-Jul-2018 03-Aug-2018 18-Apr-2018
18-AG-03-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Innovative Technologies for Increasing Agricultural Water Productivity Colombo, Sri Lanka 23-Jul-2018 27-Jul-2018 06-May-2018
18-IN- 90-GE- CON-A: Top Management Forum on Knowledge Management and Innovation for SMEs Nadi, Fiji 18-Jul-2018 20-Jul-2018 11-Apr-2018
18-IN-20-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers in Lean Manufacturing Systems Selangor, Malaysia 09-Jul-2018 13-Mar-2018 18-Apr-2018
Training of Trainers & Consultants in Green Productivity Islamabad, Pakistan 09-Jul-2018 13-Jul-2018 06-Jul-2018
18-IN-50-GE-CON-A: International Forum on Public sector Productivity Colombo, Sri Lanka 02-Jul-2018 04-Jul-2018 21-Apr-2018
18-AG- 19-GE- TRC-B: Training of Trainers on Strengthening the Participation of Producers & Associations and Farmers Cooperatives in Value Chain Islamic Republic of Iran 30-Jun-2018 04-Jul-2018 06-Apr-2018
18-IN- 56-GE- WSP-A: Workshop on Readiness for Industry 4.0: Assessment and Steps for Manufacturers Taipei, Republic of China 25-Jun-2018 29-Jun-2018 06-Apr-2018
18-AG-49-GE-WSP-B:Workshop on Digital Agribusiness Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 25-Jun-2018 29-Jun-2018 20-May-2018

Information for applicants

Please read instruction before applying for any course.

APO Biodata Form : Download   Instruction for applicants : Download
Nomination letter for Government Sector : Download   Nomination letter for Private Sector : Download
List of required documents : Download      



APO Liaison Department
National Productivity Organization
Ministry of Industries & Production
Government of Pakistan