AIT Extension is hosting a 6th Regional Exposure Visit Program for 46 Bangladeshi Government Officials (9 – 20 Aug, 2010)

AIT Extension, in conjunction with the Department for International Development (DFID) and Ministry of Establishment, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh is hosting a 46-member delegation of senior officials from Bangladesh including two facilitators from Bangladesh Public Administration Training Center (BPATC) for a specialized 2 weeks program on "Public Administration Reform, Performance Management and Service Delivery" (9 – 20 Aug, 2010). Read more »


AIT Extension to host a course on Urban Environmental Management (09 to 20 August 2010)

Nine participants from Bangladesh, India, Timor Leste, Sri Lanka, and Thailand are attending this program at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. It is intended that the course will provide participants with the appropriate knowledge and skills to identify and analyze urban environmental problems and implement sustainable solutions. Read more »

AIT Extension Representative Office, Nepal, launched series of professional development training in Kathmandu, Nepal

On 27 June, 2010, AIT Extension Representative Office (AITER), Nepal and Development Bankers’ Association (DBA) jointly conducted two days training program on ‘Bank Risk Management’.

The training was instrumental in understanding various tools & techniques and international practices on risk management. Thirty participants from banking sectors attended the course. Dr. Supreeya Nicole from Standard Chartered Bank, Thailand was the lead resource person. Read more »

AIT Extension’s Initiative for Nepal

Kathmandu is an ideal setting for scholarly exchange between AIT Extension and its Nepal Representative Office. On 4 July, 2010 AIT Extension in collaboration with the Nepal Administrative Staff College (NASC) hosted a three-day course on Performance Management (PM). PM principles are needed everywhere in the workplaces where people interact with their environments to produce desired effects. Read more »

AIT Extension receives visitors from Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), Sweden

On 12 July, Monday, Dr. Nader Asnafi, Dean & Chief Research Director, School of Engineering, BTH, Sweden and Mr. Stefan Sjodahl, Education Director, School of Engineering, BTH, Sweden traveled to Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) to meet with Dr. Jonathan Shaw, Director, AIT Extension and other senior colleagues at Extension. During the day, a series of talks were held between representatives from BTH and AIT Extension on the issues where the two Institutes could explore possible collaboration. Read more »

Professional Development Needs Assessment workshop hosted for Asian Project Management Support Programme (APMAS), an initiative of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

A group of forty-four project managers including IFAD officials (focal points) from four different countries – Cambodia, India, Lao PDR and Vietnam attended the four day professional workshop from 6 – 9 July, 2010 at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand. The objective of the workshop is to enhance the management capabilities of rural development projects and programmes in the region by building project management capacity; strengthening the policy environment; and improving the capacity of service providers.

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AIT attends first annual Social Business Day

On Monday 28 June 2010, AIT Extension's Jonathan Shaw and Faiz Shah represented AIT at the first annual Social Business Day, held at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon in Dhaka. The event was observed with celebrations around the world. Dr Shaw and Dr Shah were on mission in Bangladesh, and were representing AIT on behalf of President Said Irandoust and Yunus Center Director, Dr. Riaz Khan. Read more »

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