Thailand stock exchange partners government to upskill students, boost startups and SMEs
The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is set to develop an entrepreneurship curriculum targeting some students, startups, and SMEs, drawing over 30,000 interested participants to learn entrepreneurial knowledge in 2021.
The collaboration is done in partnership with the National Innovation Agency (NIA), Panyapiwat Institute of Management (PIM), Thailand Management Association (TMA), and Expara Thailand, a venture capital firm.
SET aims to promote sustainable business operations in all dimensions of the capital market industry, and commit to environmental, social and governance aspects, said SET Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Sustainable Market Development Division Krisada Sektrakul.
SET plans to work with the NIA to empower up-and-coming talent to learn more about running startups in a dedicated project.
It will partner PIM to nurture students’ learning and skills on startups, innovation, and accounting, for businesses to train and prepare entrepreneurs for the digital age.
SET will also jointly host educational activities and produce learning materials for early-stage startups with Expara Thailand. Meanwhile, in its partnership with TMA, it plans to launch an online seminar about digital marketing for SMEs to penetrate and broaden their customer base.