The inauguration of the online training courses on the Strategy Formulation & Execution (SFE) and the Transformation of Postal Organization (TPO) were conducted on 21 March 2022 at 09.30 hrs. (Bangkok time). The inauguration was presided over by Mr. LIN Hongliang, the Secretary General of APPU. Ms. Kwanjai Kajornwutthideth, Manager Administration & APPU Affairs, Ms. YU Yan – TPO Course Director, and Ms. Padmaghanda Mishra – SFE Course Director also participated in the function. These two courses will be running from 21 March to 1 April 2022.
The SFE Course has been attended by 6 participants from 5 countries namely Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, and Thailand. In the meanwhile, the TPO has been also attended by 6 participants from 6 countries namely China, Fiji, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, and Thailand.
The SFE course contents are designed to cover various topics which are the introduction to strategy formulation; vision, mission & corporate goals; strategic imperatives; global postal environment; overview of UPU and UPU strategy; strategy and leadership; developing E-commerce strategy; E-Business and innovation opportunities for Posts; and innovation strategy.
Whereas the TPO provides an opportunity for the Postal Managers to discuss key issues through case studies, group discussion, and guest speaker spotlight sessions, the participants will also learn how postal operators are utilizing the potential of big data the application of new technologies in the postal services and business. Some of the topics cover the digital transformation of postal enterprises; innovation in the era of IoT; a new generation of customers and the mail; system framework for digital innovation; and investing in last-mile transformation.
Despite gaining the knowledge and experience from the courses, the SFE and TPO participants will be given a chance to attend a workshop on “Digital Innovation and Development of Postal Services (DID)” that will be conducted from 24 to 29 March 2022. This workshop will be facilitated by Shijiazhuang Post and Telecommunication College (SPTC), China, the strategic partner of APPC.