The Thai government, through the Department of Business Development
(DBD) Academy, on June 27 will sign a memorandum of understanding with
leading educational institutions to boost the strength of Thai business
Deputy Minister of Commerce Siriwat
Kajornprasart disclosed that the DBD will join force with educational
institutions with expertise in different fields to develop the
capability and standards of Thai businesses in order to make them more
competitive in the Asean Economic Community (AEC).
institutions that are cooperating with the DBD are Rangsit University,
the Asian Knowledge Institute, Mahidol University, and the University of
the Thai Chamber of Commerce. In the future, other institutions are
also expected to conclude similar pacts with the DBD, especially in the
field of information technology.
Siriwat added that the
cooperation would mainly involve increasing potentials and improving
management skills of Thai entrepreneurs through the use of modern