Alibaba launches digital biz training

Alibaba launches digital biz training

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is organising an intensive training programme aimed at enhancing Thai businesses' competitiveness in the digital era.

Alibaba Netpreneur Training Thailand Programme is an intensive training programme, which is jointly organised with the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (Depa), the National Innovation Agency of Thailand (NIA) and multinational venture capital firm Gobi Partners.

The 10-day training session will be held at Alibaba's headquarters in Hangzhou, China.

According to Brian A Wong, Alibaba Group's vice president of global initiatives, the training programme will imbue participants with first-hand insights into Alibaba's journey of building a digital ecosystem in China over the past two decades.

"We hope Thai entrepreneurs from a range of industries can also learn from our experience and identify opportunities the digital economy presents to transform their businesses and their larger economy," he said.

Depa's executive vice president and director, Chinawut Chinaprayoon, hopes that the training will inspire programme participants to make fundamental changes in the way they conduct business.

"A growing number of Thai businesses are aware of the need to go digital to stay relevant in today's fast-changing world," he said.

"We are pleased to help launch the programme in our home market to support the digital transformation of businesses here."

Applications are being accepted until Sunday.

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