The Asian Productivity Organization established on 11th May 1961 as a regional intergovernmental organization. It is a nonpolitical, nonprofit and nondiscriminatory organization which contributes to the sustainable socioeconomic development of Asia and the Pacific through enhancing productivity. APO is acting as a think tank, and undertaking smart initiatives in the industry, agriculture, Service and Public sectors. They provide practical training through a combination of lecturers by experts, field visits for observation of actual applications, and country reports by participants for the sharing of experiences.