Annual Programs

The APO Annual Program is the lineup of multicountry and individual-country projects approved by the Governing Body to be implemented by the APO in coordination with NPOs for any given year. The projects are generated and prioritized in coordination with NPOs, and funding is provided through membership contributions and special grants. The APO also cooperates with other international organizations in implementing some of these projects.

Annual Programs

Project Title Project Code Venue Start Date End Date Nomination
Deadline

National Productivity Organization

Institutional Strengthening of NPOs through the Development of Productivity and Quality Practitioners/Specialists (Advanced Course) 12-IN-92-GE-DON-C (Project Implementation Plan) Philippines 02/04/13 02/14/13 --
Development of the APO Certification System 12-IN-106-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat - - --
Development of the APO Certification System: Panel of Experts for Discussion of the Certification System 12-IN-106-GE-RES-B-01 (Project Implementation Plan) APO Secretariat 04/18/13 04/19/13 --
Workshop on Labor Management Relations with Special Focus on the Automobile Industry 12-IN-109-SPP-WSP-B Japan 11/18/13 11/22/13 09/30/13
APO Productivity Databook 12-RP-04-GE-RES-A/C APO Secretariat 10/01/12 09/30/13 --
Self-learning e-Course on Food Safety Management 13-AG-23-GE-TRC-A (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 11/01/13 03/28/14 --
Self-learning e-Course for the Industry and Service Sectors 13-IN-06-GE-TRC-A Member countries Throughout 2013 -- --
Self-learning e-Course on Green Productivity and Integrated Management Systems (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001) 13-IN-06-GE-TRC-A (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 05/08/13 09/07/13 --
Self-learning e-Course on Material Flow Cost Accounting (ISO 14051) 13-IN-06-GE-TRC-A (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 11/14/13 03/13/14 --
Workshop on Productivity Gain Sharing and Fair Distribution of Productivity Performance in the Business Sector 13-IN-27-GE-WSP-B Indonesia 08/26/13 08/30/13 06/28/13
Training Course on Development of Productivity Practitioners: Basic Program (DPP: Basic) 13-IN-30-GE-TRC-B Philippines 06/10/13 07/05/13 04/26/13
Training Course on Development of Productivity Practitioners: Advanced Program (DPP: Advanced) 13-IN-31-GE-TRC-A Malaysia 11/18/13 12/06/13 10/02/13
Top Management Forum 13-IN-90-GE-CON-A ROK 12/17/13 12/19/13 11/08/13
Member Country Support Program (2nd year of two-year project cycle) 13-IN-91-GE-DON-C Member countries 05/01/13 05/31/14 --
Institutional Strengthening of National Productivity Organizations through the Development of Productivity Practitioners 13-IN-92-GE-DON-C Member countries 01/01/13 12/31/13 --
Institutional Strengthening of National Productivity Organizations through the Development of Productivity Practitioners 13-IN-92-GE-DON-C (Project Implementation Plan) Indonesia 09/02/13 09/13/13 --
Institutional Strengthening of National Productivity Organizations through the Development of Productivity Practitioners 13-IN-92-GE-DON-C (Project Implementation Plan) Mongolia 09/16/13 09/27/13 --
Institutional Strengthening of National Productivity Organizations through the Development of Productivity Practitioners 13-IN-92-GE-DON-C (Project Implementation Plan) IR Iran 09/28/13 10/10/13 --
Research for APO Productivity Databook 13-RP-01-GE-RES-A/C APO Secretariat 10/01/13 09/30/14 10/31/13
Workshop on SMEs Productivity Measurement and Analysis for NPOs 13-RP-02-GE-WSP-B Singapore 11/26/13 11/29/13 --
Strategic Planning Workshop for Liaison Officers 13-RP-14-GE-LOM-A APO Secretariat 06/26/13 06/28/13 04/01/13
Development of Center of Excellence 13-RP-16-GE-DON-C Member countries -- -- --
Workshop on Development of Model Projects for Green Productivity 13-RP-16-GE-DON-C (Project Implementation Plan) ROC 11/04/13 11/08/13 09/30/13

SME

Training of Trainers in Enhancing Women's Participation in Rural Enterprise Development 13-AG-06-GE-TRC-B Indonesia 09/23/13 09/29/13 07/15/13
e-Learning Course on Export Promotion and Market Access for Agriculture and Food Products from Asia (Session 1) 13-AG-07-GE-TRC-B Cambodia, Fiji, Mongolia, Philippines 09/03/13 09/05/13 08/02/13
e-Learning Course on Export Promotion and Market Access for Agriculture and Food Products from Asia (Session 2) 13-AG-07-GE-TRC-B India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka 09/17/13 09/19/13 08/16/13
e-Learning Course on Export Promotion and Market Access for Agriculture and Food Products from Asia (Session 3) 13-AG-07-GE-TRC-B Bangladesh, Indonesia, IR Iran, Thailand, Vietnam 11/21/13 10/21/13
Workshop on Advanced Agribusiness Management for Executives and Managers of SMEs 13-AG-09-GE-WSP-B Thailand 07/29/13 08/01/13 05/22/13
Training Course on Planning and Management of Ecotourism 13-AG-24-GE-TRC-B Fiji 11/25/13 11/29/13 09/23/13
Workshop on Development and Marketing of Agrotourism for Increasing Farm Household Incomes 13-AG-28-GE-WSP-B Indonesia 08/26/13 08/31/13 06/24/13
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on SME Best Practices in Service Excellence 13-IN-12-GE-OSM-B ROC 09/02/13 09/06/13 07/19/13
Training Course on Total Quality Management for SMEs in the Service Sector 13-IN-36-GE-TRC-B Bangladesh 02/24/13 02/28/13 01/23/13
Training Course on Basic Productivity Tools for SMEs 13-IN-37-GE-TRC-B ROK 07/02/13 07/05/13 06/03/13
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on SME Development 13-IN-44-GE-OSM-B Japan 02/04/13 02/08/13 12/21/12
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Resilient SME Networks in the Asia-Pacific 13-IN-93-GE-OSM-B ROC 12/16/13 12/20/13 10/31/13
Research on Entrepreneurship Initiatives in APO Economies 13-RP-03-GE-RES-B APO Secretariat 08/01/13 07/31/14 --

Innovation

Seminar on Innovations in Irrigation Water Management for Sustainable Food Security 12-AG-28-GE-SEM-B Pakistan 01/21/13 01/25/13 11/23/12
Workshop on Performance Management of Service-sector Organizations 12-IN-105-GE-WSP-B Pakistan 02/18/13 02/22/13 01/11/13
Workshop on ICT Impact on Productivity of Service Sector 12-IN-107-GE-WSP-B IR Iran 01/19/13 01/23/13 10/31/12
Study Meeting on KM and Social Innovation 12-RP-20-GE-STM-B Sri Lanka 02/19/13 02/22/13 12/21/12
Research on Benchmarking for SMEs in the Service Sector (Retail and Food Subsectors) 12-RP-25-GE-RES-B Member countries 10/01/12 09/30/13 --
Workshop on Private Food Safety and Quality Standards for Enhancing Market Access 13-AG-03-GE-WSP-B ROC 11/04/13 11/08/13 09/02/13
Workshop on Emerging Postharvest Technologies for Fresh Fruit and Vegetables 13-AG-05-GE-WSP-B Indonesia 09/23/13 09/27/13 07/12/13
Workshop on the Branding of Local Specific Agricultural Products through the Use of Geographic Indications 13-AG-11-GE-WSP-B Sri Lanka 06/03/13 06/07/13 04/19/13
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Best Practices in Promoting Innovation and Productivity in Agriculture for Mass Media Practitioners 13-AG-27-GE-OSM-B Japan 09/09/13 09/14/13 08/02/13
e-Learning Course on the Information Security Management System (ISMS) based on the ISO27000 Series (Session 1) 13-IN-08-GE-TRC-B Mongolia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam 07/22/13 07/25/13 06/24/13
e-Learning Course on the Information Security Management System (ISMS) based on the ISO27000 Series (Session 2) 13-IN-08-GE-TRC-B Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, IR Iran, Pakistan 08/26/13 08/29/13 07/29/13
Workshop on Expanding Business Excellence in the Asia-Pacific 13-IN-09-GE-WSP-A Singapore 10/28/13 11/01/13 09/27/13
Workshop on Quality Awards for Practitioners 13-IN-10-GE-WSP-B Thailand 09/23/13 09/27/13 07/19/13
Workshop on Knowledge Management for SME Leaders 13-IN-17-GE-WSP-B ROC 10/14/13 10/18/13 --
Training Course on Lean Manufacturing Systems 13-IN-20-GE-TRC-B Malaysia 04/29/13 05/10/13 03/27/13
Training Course on Lean Six Sigma for the Service Sector 13-IN-21-GE-TRC-B Pakistan 08/26/13 08/30/13 07/15/13
Workshop on Innovation, Incubation, and Entrepreneurship: Identifying and Commercializing New Opportunities 13-IN-23-GE-WSP-A ROC 08/12/13 08/16/13 06/10/13
Workshop on Effects of Advances in ICT on Total Factor Productivity: Analyzing Productivity Gains and Future Trends 13-IN-24-GE-WSP-A ROK 09/03/13 09/06/13 07/05/13
e-Learning Course on Knowledge Management for Public Sector Organizations (Session 1) 13-IN-25-GE-TRC-B Bangladesh, Cambodia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan 06/11/13 06/14/13 05/11/13
e-Learning Course on Knowledge Management for Public Sector Organizations (Session 2) 13-IN-25-GE-TRC-B Fiji, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand 07/15/13 07/18/13 --
e-Learning Course on Knowledge Management for Public Sector Organizations (Session 3) 13-IN-25-GE-TRC-B IR Iran, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam 08/12/13 08/15/13 07/12/13
Workshop on Human-centered Productivity for Enhancing Competitiveness and Sustainability of the Organizations (for top management) 13-IN-26-GE-WSP-B Indonesia 09/16/13 09/20/13 07/31/13
Training Course on Knowledge Management and Innovation in Public-sector Organizations 13-IN-42-GE-TRC-B Sri Lanka 12/02/13 12/06/13 09/02/13
Workshop on Raising Productivity in Higher Education 13-RP-08-GE-WSP-B Indonesia 10/07/13 10/11/13 06/30/13

Green Productivity

Eco-products International Fair 12-IN-54-GE-TIA-B Singapore 03/14/13 03/16/13 --
International Conference on Green Growth 12-IN-102-GE-CON-A Singapore 03/14/13 03/16/13 01/21/13
Observational Study Mission on Photovoltaic and Solar Cell Technology 12-IN-108-SPP-OSM-B Japan 10/14/13 10/18/13 09/15/13
Multicountry Observational Study Mission on Innovative Farm Management Practices to Enhance Agricultural Productivity 13-AG-04-GE/DC-OSM-B Japan 11/18/13 11/22/13 09/30/13
Asian Food and Agribusiness Conference 2013: Biotechnology and Global Competitiveness 13-AG-12-GE-CON-B ROC 07/15/13 07/18/13 05/31/13
Workshop on Developing Farming Systems for Climate Change Mitigation 13-AG-16-GE-WSP-B Sri Lanka 08/26/13 08/30/13 06/20/13
Workshop on Packaging and Labeling Standards for Organic Agrifood Products 13-AG-25-GE-WSP-B Philippines 07/08/13 07/12/13 05/15/13
e-Learning Course on GLOBALGAP Standard for Greater Market Access (Session 1) 13-AG-26-GE-TRC-B Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam 06/18/13 06/20/13 05/24/13
e-Learning Course on GLOBALGAP Standard for Greater Market Access (Session 2) 13-AG-26-GE-TRC-B Bangladesh, India, IR Iran, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan 09/10/13 09/12/13 08/12/13
Workshop on Best Practices in Green Productivity in Agriculture 13-AG-29-GE-WSP-B IR Iran 12/07/13 12/11/13 10/15/13
Training of Trainers in Material Flow Cost Accounting 13-IN-22-GE-TRC-B/C ROC 09/30/13 10/04/13 07/26/13
Training of Trainers and Consultants in Green Productivity 13-IN-34-GE-TRC-A Malaysia 11/11/13 12/06/13 10/11/13
Development of Eco-products Database 13-IN-55-GE-TIA-B APO Secretariat 04/01/13 05/31/14 --
Development of a Network of Green Productivity Advisory Committees (GPACs) 13-IN-56-GE-TIA-B APO Secretariat Throughout 2013 -- --
e-Learning Course on Environmental Labels and Declarations (ISO14021, 14024 and 14025) 13-IN-57-GE-TRC-B Bangladesh, Cambodia, IR Iran, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan 08/13/10 10/10/13 09/06/13
e-Learning Course on Environmental Labels and Declarations (ISO14021, 14024 and 14025) (Session 2) 13-IN-57-GE-TRC-B Fiji, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam 10/16/13 10/18/13 09/13/13
Training Course on the Energy Management System (ISO 50001) 13-IN-66-GE-TRC-B Indonesia 06/10/13 06/14/13 04/10/13
Advanced Training Course for Green Productivity Practitioners 13-IN-79-GE-TRC-B Japan 12/09/13 12/13/13 10/15/13
Sustainable Energy Training: Electricity Generation and Supply—Challenges and Opportunities for Asia 13-IN-82-GE-TRC-B Thailand 11/25/13 11/29/13 --
Workshop on Energy Policy in the APO Region 13-RP-05-GE-WSP-B Pakistan 11/19/13 11/22/13 09/24/13

Individual-country Program

Individual-country Observational Study Missions 13-IN-01-GE-OSM-C Member countries 01/01/13 12/31/13 --
Technical Expert Services 13-IN-02-GE-TES-C Member countries 01/01/13 12/31/13 --
Bilateral Cooperation Between NPOs 13-IN-03-GE-BCBN-C Member countries 01/01/13 12/31/13 --
Development of Demonstration Companies 13-IN-04-GE-DMP-C Member countries 01/01/13 12/31/13 --
Development of Demonstration Companies (Developing and Implementing Key Performance Indicators, Vietnam) 13-IN-04-GE-DMP-C (Project Implementation Plan) Vietnam 07/01/13 To be decided --
Development of Demonstration Companies (Material Flow Cost Accounting, Thailand) 13-IN-04-GE-DMP-C (Project Implementation Plan) Thailand 08/01/13 To be decided --
Program Development Fund 12-RP-26-GE-RES-C APO Secretariat -- -- --
Assessment of Green Productivity Implementation and Needs of Member Country 12-RP-26-GE-RES-C-01 (Project Implementation Plan) Member countries 07/01/13 12/31/13 06/03/13
Program Development Fund 13-RP-15-GE-RES-C APO Secretariat To be decided To be decided --
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