The Kingdom’s leading international economic zone signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Japanese and Thai organizations to develop dedicated training programs for Cambodian worker
Bangkok, 14th November 2017 – On the 14th of November, Phnom Penh SEZ Plc. was signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Technology Promotion Association (Thailand - Japan)-(TPA) and the Japan Thailand Economic Cooperation Society (JTECS) in the head quarter of Technology Promotion Association (Thailand-Japan) -(TPA) in Bangkok.
The Technology Promotion Association (Thailand-Japan) - (TPA) is an organization based in Bangkok, has more than 40 years’ experience in providing services related to education, training, consulting and corporate communication while the Japan-Thailand Economic Cooperation Society (JTECS) was established in the year of 1972 in Tokyo, Japan aims to foster the economic and technological development of Thailand and its neighboring countries, as well as to contribute to the promotion of friendship among these countries..
The goal of this collaboration is to build a tailor-made training program for Cambodian workers. The three organizations will be working hand in hand to develop a general vocational training plan as well as basic training of soft and hard skills.
Initially, the “New Workers Development Program” will be launched this upcoming January 2018. The course is mainly designed to provide workers with basic knowledge of work organization and skills including teamwork, basic safety, basic 5S, grooming and personal hygiene, positive attitude and work ethics. The training will also include various workshops, case studies, role-plays as well as practical exercises.
“This partnership is a fabulous opportunity for Phnom Penh SEZ to further professionalize the workforce within our sites. We are sure it will contribute to boost workers’ productivity and motivation, improve safety in our factories. As we continue to grow, we hope that our continued efforts to improve the skills and knowledge of workers within Phnom Penh SEZ will pave the way for more foreign direct investments in Cambodia as a whole,” says Hiroshi Uematsu, Phnom Penh SEZ CEO.