Kenan led the GHB Seniors Got Talent project to enhance entrepreneurship and online marketing skills of senior citizens. Under the project, Kenan tailored its small business curriculum to meet the unique needs of senior citizens, using tools such as Business Model Canvas, and leveraged its Boost with Facebook curriculum. By
Facebook (January 2019-December 2019)
A key element of Thailand’s Digital 4.0 strategy is to improve the digital skills of the country’s approximately 3 million MSMEs and increase the competitiveness of Thai entrepreneurs. However, some groups (rural communities, LGBTQI persons, people with disabilities, minority ethnic groups, and women) continue to
Coca-Cola (August 2016-July 2017)
The Sustainable Business with Coca-Cola for Female Sugarcane Growers project, part of Coca- Cola’s global 5by20 initiative to empower five million women across the company’s value chain by 2020, launched in 2016 with the aim of developing the financial and entrepreneurial skills of female farmers from
Department of Industrial Promotion (DIP) (2006-Present)
Kenan has partnered with Thailand’s Department of Industrial Promotion for 10 years on the New Entrepreneurs Creation (NEC) project.
Kenan provides new entrepreneurs with the essential skills necessary to run, operate, and grow and small business. NEC works by providing training to aspiring entrepreneurs
USAID / Nathan Associates (August 2013-September 2018)
Since June 2013, Kenan has led the SME component of the USAID-funded ASEAN Connectivity through Trade and Investment (ACTI) project, led by Nathan Associates.
USAID-ACTI is a five year project designed to increase economic engagement and cooperation between ASEAN countries and the U.S.
Department of Industrial Promotion (DIP) (October 2015-February 2016)
With the aim of improving the international competitiveness of Thailand’s Bangkok and Samut Sakhon-based textile clusters, the Department of Industrial Promotion (DIP) enlisted Kenan’s business expertise.
Based on a wealth of international cluster development experience and research, Kenan developed a plan to
Thailand’s Office of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion (OSMEP) (September 2015-February 2016)
In September of 2015, Kenan consultants began developing SME competitiveness indicators for Thailand’s Office of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion (OSMEP).
Due to their significant role in determining Thailand’s overall economic growth and job creation, it is critical
Department of Industrial Promotion (DIP) (January 2015-October 2015)
In order to create a more dynamic agri-business value chain in Thailand, the Department of Industrial Promotion (DIP) joined Kenan to conduct a research study on the field’s potential and provide network building services.
Kenan analyzed five agro-based industries and products, including:
USAID / Nathan Associates May 2012 March 2015
Kenan provided support to Nathan Associates on their food security project, MARKET (Maximizing Agricultural Revenues through Knowledge, Enterprise Development and Trade Support) for ASEAN.
The project worked with business and farmer organizations, governments, research institutions, and non-governmental organizations to adopt better aquaculture
Thailand Office of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion (OSMEP) / APEC (March 2014-October 2014)
In 2014, Kenan brought together APEC delegates, SMEs, and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy makers and leaders to promote APEC SME innovation through the development of smart IPR policies. The two day workshop in Bangkok convened