APYExtra Programme

Extended Technical Review and Assessment Module

October 2018

On 19 October, Yunus Center at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has been co-signing ceremony of agreement on the APYExtra Programme in Thailand, within the three institutes collaboration; Srinakharinwirot University, Hanyang University and Urban Youth Academy from South Korea, in order to establish, extended the technical and experience capstone of the Asian Youth Exchange (APYE) programme in Thailand, inculding the student exchange and further innovation.
The singing ceremony consists of representative of Urban Youth Academy Thailand, Professor Tae-Hyun Sung, Vice President of Hanyang University Research in South Korea, and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Somchai Santiwattanakul, Vice President of Srinakharinwirot University, as well as Dr. Faiz Shah Director of Yunus Center at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) along with the Srinakharinwirot University administrators, and the colleagues from each institues witnessed the ceremony.

On 18 October, Professor Tae-Hyun Sung, Mr. Jin-Seok Seo, Mr. Hyoungmin Kim, Ms. Christine Lee and Aj. Attasit Pattanasir had visiting our center - the Yunus Center AIT. We'd have an in-depth working discussion on how we will collaborate of this programme.
The programme is designed to fine-tune key practical elements of enterprise-led development ideas and equip them with core managerial skills that ensure business success in diverse and competitive market environments. The SDG Transformation Lab of the Yunus Center at the Asian Institute of Technology (YCA) is able to meet this need through a 3-day eXtended Technical Review and Assessment (xtra) module that helps consolidate learnings from the APYE program and community, and convert them to handy core management and business skills. This solution fits YCA–TransLab’s “engage-educate-empower” approach, and builds on resident skills and experience gained over a decade of studying and advising on enterprise-led development