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Curriculum Development Program – Cambodia Ministry of Commerce

About the project

Howe International has been designing and developing over several months nine 5-day training curricula on trade and trade related topics for Mekong Institute, a renown research center based in Thailand.

The training packages were developed within the framework of a trade support project for Cambodia, funded by the World Bank, with the aim to foster the capacity of officials from the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce.

Certificate of completion of the ToT Program

Project details

Client name:
Mekong Institute for Development and Cooperation
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
November, 2015
Apr, 2016
Project management and event organization


Developed in partnership with Howe International Consulting Group


Mekong Institute trusted us to develop an online portal showcasing the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Business Forum.

More than just a showcase website, the GMS Business Networks is the first one-stop interactive platform facilitating economic development in the GMS. It aims to provide a dynamic platform for business development in the Mekong region. It offers matchmaking services for all companies in the region with a particular focus on small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

We were proud to assist Mekong Institute successfully implement this ambitious project aiming at realizing investment opportunities in the Mekong region.

List of training packages

  • SME promotion and working with SMEs
  • Market and Product Development
  • Private Sector Development
  • Trade and Investment Law
  • Investment Law in Practice
  • Principles of Bilateral, Regional and Multilateral Trade Negotiation
  • Standard and Certification
  • Consumer Protection
  • Regional and Global Value Chain
Closing ceremony of a ToT Program in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Training packages

The training content includes course modules, case studies, simulation exercises and best practices all tailored to suit the Cambodian context. The training curricula focus on practical knowledge, adult learning principles and real case studies; while presented in a simple, clear and attractive manner.

The curricula follow a systematic and practical approach to training, whereas the courses are material dependent rather than trainer dependent. The content is based on reliable and up-to-date data.


  • ​Course modules
  • Case studies
  • Practical exercises
  • Best practices
Example of training package content on "SME Promotion and Working with SME"
ToT Program session in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
ToT Program session in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Project beneficiaries

The target users of the curriculum packages are the trainers from the MoC/TTRI, officials from the MoC, and provincial officials of trade, industry and related organizations involved in trade and business development in Cambodia.

The training packages are used by the trainers to deliver similar trainings to target groups of government officials and private sectors in trade and SMR development in Cambodia.


  • Curriculum development statement
  • Schedule
  • Course outline
  • Modules and session plan
  • Detailed content of session plan
  • Field visit
  • Modules and sessions in PowerPoint
  • Readings
  • Action plan guidance and forms
  • Evaluation tools
  • Appendices