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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 21 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 21 member countries and the professionals and enterprises both from public and private sector can benefit from these programs.

Scholarship Opportunities

International APO Program

Nominations are invited for the following APO Programs.

Title Venue Start Date End Date Deadline Details
International Training Programs:
21-SN-02-GE-TES-C: Technical Expert Services (TES) APO Member Countries Mar-2021 Dec-2021 10-Apr-2021 Details
21-SN-04-GE-DMP-C: Development of Demonstration Companies APO Member Countries May-2021 Dec-2021 31-May-2021 Details
21-CP-09-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Modern Food Transportation and Regulation by Philippines Virtual/ Digital Session 13 Jul-2021 15 Jul-2021 17-Jun-2021 Details
21-SN-01-GE-OSM-C: Individual-country Observational Study Missions APO Member Countries May-2021 Dec-2021 20-Jun-2021 Details
21-IP-05-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Regulatory Ecosystems for Startups by Philippines Virtual/ Digital Session 28 Jul-2021 30 Jul-2021 21-Jun-2021 Details
21-RC-07-GE-RES-A: Research on the Complementarities of the Circular Economy and Green Productivity Virtual/ Digital Session Jul-2021 Dec-2021 21-Jun-2021 Details
21-RC-06-GE-RES-A: Research on Labor Market Policies for Changing Market Demands, by APO Japan Virtual/ Digital Session Jun-2021 Dec-2021 22-Jun-2021 Details
21-CP-15-GE-TRC-B: Training Course on Productivity Measurement for Service Sector Organizations by Indonesia Virtual/ Digital Session 21 Jul-2021 23 Jul-2021 28-Jun-2021 Details
21-IP-03-GE-CON-B: Conference on Enabling Regulations to Accelerate Agricultural Innovations by Japan Virtual/ Digital Session 22 Jul-2021 22 Jul-2021 28-Jun-2021 Details
21-CP-31-GE-CON-B: Conference on Promoting the Circular Economy in Manufacturing through Green Productivity by VNPI, Vietnam and APO Secretariat, Japan Virtual/ Digital Session 30 Jul-2021 30 Jul-2021 02-Jul-2021 Details
21-CP-37-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Smart Transformation for Various Economic Sectors by Taiwan Virtual/ Digital Session 21 Jul-2021 23 Jul-2021 05-Jul-2021 Details
21-CL-08-GE-OSM-B: Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Enhancing Equal Opportunities for Inclusive Engagement of the Workforce by Republic of Korea Virtual/ Digital Session 28 Jul-2021 30 Jul-2021 05-Jul-2021 Details
21-IP-09-GE-CON-A: Conference on Public-sector Productivity: Ensuring Public Services in the New Normal by Philippines Virtual/ Digital Session 25 Aug-2021 25 Aug-2021 16-Jul-2021 Details
Self-learning e-Course:
20-IN-06-GE-DLN-A: Self-learning e-Courses for the Industry and Service Sectors Online 15 Feb-2020 31 Dec-2020 Details
19-AG-17-GE-DLN-A-01: Self-learning e-Course on Smart Transformation of Agriculture Online 02 Mar-2020 01 Mar-2021 Details
19-I N-06-GE-D LN-A-01 Self-learning e-Course on Basic Smart Manufacturing 101 in a Blockchain-driven Era Online 23 Dec-2019 31 Dec-2021 Details
Title Venue Start Date End Date Deadline
International Training Programs:
21-CL-15-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Productivity Gainsharing Models in Agribusiness Enterprises, by Malaysia & Japan Virtual/ Digital Session 14 Jul-2021 16 Jul-2021 12-Jun-2021
20-AG-31-GS-OSM-A: Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Advanced Food Safety Management by Japan Virtual/ Digital Session 28 Jun-2021 30 Jun-2021 20-May-2021
20-IN-99-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Women’s Empowerment for Productivity Gains by Japan Virtual/ Digital Session 22 Jun-2021 24 Jun-2021 27-May-2021
21-CP-28-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Ecological Models of Agroforestry Systems by Sri Lanka Virtual/ Digital Session 16 Jun-2021 18 Jun-2021 10-May-2021
20-AG-32-GS-OSM-A: Observational Study Mission on Collaboration among Agriculture, Manufacturing, and Retailing in Japan Virtual/ Digital Session 25 May-2021 27 May-2021 16-Apr-2021
20-CP-20-GE-TRC-B: Basic Training Course on Foresight for Public-sector Organizations by Indonesia Virtual/ Digital Session 25 May-2021 27 May-2021 03-May-2021
21-CP-04-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Service Design for Business Growth and Improvement by Singapore Virtual/ Digital Session 25 May-2021 27 May-2021 29-Apr-2021
21-CP-01-GE-TRC-B: Training Course on Digitization Readiness Assessment Virtual/ Digital Session 19 May-2021 21 May-2021 14-Apr-2021
21-CP-08-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Innovation for Climate-smart Livestock Production Virtual/ Digital Session 19 May-2021 21 May-2021 19-Apr-2021
21-CL-10-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Diversity and Organizational Performance in the Public Sector Virtual/ Digital Session 18 May-2021 20 May-2021 16-Apr-2021
20-AG-10-GE-CON-A: Conference on Smart Agriculture by Taiwan Virtual/ Digital Session 19 Apr-2021 19 Apr-2021 18-Mar-2021
20-IN-61-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Green Productivity for Sustainable Development by APO Secretariat Japan Virtual/ Digital Session 07 Apr-2021 09 Apr-2021 22-Mar-2021
21-CL-05-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Agribusiness Innovations for Sustainable Rural Community Development Virtual/ Digital Session 24 Mar-2021 26 Mar-2021 19-Feb-2021
20-IN-71-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers on Performance Monitoring and Evaluation for Public-sector Organizations Virtual/ Digital Session 22 Mar-2021 24 Mar-2021 02-Mar-2021
20-AG-07-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Advanced Food Manufacturing Technologies by Thailand Virtual/ Digital Session 17 Mar-2021 19 Mar-2021 05-Feb-2021
20-IN-39-GE-TRC-A: Development of Public-sector Productivity Specialists (APO Certified Public-sector Productivity Specialists) Virtual/ Digital Session 01 Mar-2021 05 Mar-2021 31-Jan-2021
International Workshop on Productivity Quality and Innovation for Transforming Economies Virtual/ Digital Session 27 Jan-2021 29 Jan-2021 31-Dec-2020
20-IN-34-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers on Advanced Strategic Management for Enhancing Productivity Virtual/ Digital Session 16 Dec-2020 18 Dec-2020 27-Nov-2020
20-RP-27-GE-CON-B: Conference on Strategies for Strengthening National Innovation System by Sri Lanka Virtual/ Digital Session 10 Dec-2020 10 Dec-2020 26-Oct-2020
20-IN-41-GE-TRC-A: Training Course on Smart Service and Technology for the Hospitality Industry Virtual/ Digital Session 09 Dec-2020 11 Dec-2020 04-Nov-2020
20-RP-21-GE-CON-A: Conference on Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy for Productivity Growth Virtual/ Digital Session 08 Dec-2020 08 Dec-2020 30-Oct-2020
20-IN-55-GE-TRC-A: Training Course on Smart Regulation Virtual/ Digital Session 07 Dec-2020 09 Dec-2020 16-Oct-2020
International Workshop on Advanced Postharvest Technology for Horticultural Crops Virtual/ Digital Session 01 Dec-2020 03 Dec-2020 30-Oct-2020
20-IN-54-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers on Government Digital Services for Public-sector Productivity Virtual/ Digital Session 25 Nov-2020 27 Nov-2020 30-Sep-2020
20-IN-91-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on People-centric Digital Transformation by Taiwan Virtual/ Digital Session 25 Nov-2020 27 Nov-2020 19-Oct-2020
20-AG-15-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Smart Resource Productivity Management Virtual/ Digital Session 16 Nov-2020 18 Nov-2020 20-Sep-2020
19-AG-21-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Startups in the Food-processing Industry by Sri Lanka Virtual/ Digital Session 10 Nov-2020 12 Nov-2020 15-Oct-2020
20-IN-53-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers Regulatory Reform Agendas for Productivity Growth and Competitiveness Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 12 Oct-2020 16 Oct-2020 24-Jul-2020
20-AG-03-GE-TRC-B: Training of Trainers on Village Tourism Development Virtual/ Digital Session 06 Oct-2020 08 Oct-2020 04-Sep-2020
20-AG-06-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Agricultural Transformation for Food Security Manila, Philippines 05 Oct-2020 09 Oct-2020 03-Jul-2020
20-RP-12-GE-CON-A: Conference on Smart Public Service Delivery Manila, Philippines 16 Sep-2020 18 Sep-2020 25-Jun-2020
20-IN-88-GE-SMN-A: Study Mission to a Nonmember Country on Smart Cities and Urban Mobility London, UK 14 Sep-2020 18 Sep-2020 29-May-2020
20-AG-28-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Empowerment of Small-scale Farmers in Adopting Internet of Things Technologies Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 07 Sep-2020 11 Sep-2020 05-Jun-2020
20-IN-90-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Deriving Positive Impacts of Industry 4.0 for Productivity Taipei, Republic of China 07 Sep-2020 11 Sep-2020 03-Jun-2020
20-RP-23-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on Scenario Planning Development Bangkok, Thailand 31 Aug-2020 04 Sep-2020 08-May-2020
20-IN-22-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers on Basic Automation through Simulation of Factory Operations Taipei, Republic of China 24 Aug-2020 28 Aug-2020 12-May-2020
20-AG-20-GE-CON-A: 5th International Conference on Biofertilizers and Biopesticides: Marketing and Commercialization Taipei, Republic of China 18 Aug-2020 21 Aug-2020 05-May-2020
20-RP-28-GE-WSP-B: Workshop on the Productivity Promotion Movement in the Digital Age Phnom Penh, Cambodia 10 Aug-2020 14 Aug-2020 01-May-2020
18-RP-33-GE-DON-C-05: Research on a National Smart Manufacturing Implementation Framework Pakistan 03 Aug-2020 29 Jan-2021 27-Jul-2020
20-IN-32-GE-TRC-A: Training of Trainers and Consultants in Green Productivity Taipei, Republic of China 20 Jul-2020 31 Jul-2020 30-Mar-2020

Information for applicants

Please read instruction before applying for any course.

APO Biodata Form : Download   Instruction for applicants : Download
Nomination letter: Download  



APO Liaison Office
National Productivity Organization
Ministry of Industries & Production
Government of Pakistan
11th Floor, Shaheed-e-Millat Secretariat
F-6/1, Islamabad, Pakistan
Fax:    051-9244088
Muhammad Sohaib,            Email:     Mob: 03325490277
Syed Rashid Hasan Gillani,   Eamil: