Background: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 face obstacles to accessing opportunities […]
Leveraging our existing program and resources from key partners, Kenan will use a virtual platform to deliver capacity building in enabling women entrepreneurs to enhance digital marketing and financial management skills, improve gender-specific business skills, and increase access to financing resources for their businesses. Ultimately, the program will integrate financial […]
The project’s objective is to provide training to develop beneficiaries’ skills in online marketing, business model canvas and adapting to changing consumer behaviors. Through this, the project will help Thai farmers all over Thailand increase the sales of their agricultural products, and ultimately enhance the quality of life and wellbeing […]
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 […]
Next Normal Situation Analyses: A Study of COVID-19-induced Global Changes in Preparation for the 2022 APEC SME Meetings In collaboration with OSMEP, Kenan conducted a study of the COVID-induced Next Normal trends and organized an international seminar to disseminate its results. The study explored and analyzed major trends at the […]
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 Phetchabun
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