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Travel & Learn Programm​e​​​ ​​​​

Yangon, Myanmar

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​Join Us!​

​​​ Explore opportunities in the food sector of the fast-developing market of Myanmar​
​   Exposure   to various aspects of the food sector i.e. manufacturing and processing to food safety and regulatory practices
Learn about the ins and outs of doing business in this country, network with local SMEs for business opportunities!

About the Programme

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Unique travel programme that helps you learn and explore new markets for business.

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Business dialogues, networking opportunities, and visits to companies, industries and accelerators.

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​​​Up to 70% subsidy available with SkillsFuture funding and SkillsFuture Credit for eligible applican​​ts.

Why Yangon​​, Myanmar​​? 

Strategic location between China and India allows direct access to two of the largest markets in the world

GDP has been increasing steadily from US$ 8.9 billion in 2000 to US$ 69 billion in 2017 and is set to grow in 2020

Government committed to creating a business-friendly environment to encourage collaboration with overseas partners

Dedicated special economic zones with incentives available for direct foreign investments


​Program​me Iti​nerary

Pre-trip Briefing

Programme highlights

Briefing   ​on SME Grants

Day 1​

Arrival in Yangon, Myanmar 


​An overview on Myanmar's food sector    ​by Sein Thaung Oo, Vice Chairman, Myanmar Food Processors and Exporters Association and Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI)

Food Safety and Regulations    ​by    ​Dr. Min Wun, FDA Director of Yangon Region

From Farm to Fork   ​by Seth, Kyaw Thu Htet, CEO, Myanmar Innovative   ​ Life Sciences

Business Networking

Day 2

Overview on Business Opportunities in Myanmar by Mr. Lee Leong Seng, Managing Director, Surbana International Consultants (Myanmar) Co. Ltd.

Starting your Business in Myanmar, Legal and Regulatory Requirements by Ms. Hillary Ann Tseng, Senior Foreign Associate, Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar) Co. Ltd.

Financing your Business in Myanmar by Mr. David Wang, Vice President, Head of Commercial Banking (UOB Yangon Branch)

Site Visit 1 - Bakery & Cake maker factory/ Instant noodle factory or similar

Business Networking

Day 3

Site Visit 2 - City Mall @ St. John. ​   ​Gets to visit Ocean Hypermarket, flagship hypermarket owned by City Mart Co. Ltd.

Site Visit 3 -    ​Beer   ​factory/ Instant beverage factory/ soft drink factory or similar

Business Networking

Cultural Immersion


Day 4 

Site Visit 4 - AYS Manufacturing Co. Ltd, an ISO and HACCP certified beans processing and dall mill facility

Business Networking

Depart for Singapore

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Post-Trip Workshop

Rapid Microbiological Food Testing by Dr. Geeta Bansal (Ngee Ann Polytechnic) and Ms. Carissa Lim (3M Singapore)

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Full Course Fee (with Airfare) $3,263.50

Funding Schemes Available ​​
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents after SSG funding: $1,262.60
Singaporeans above 40 years old: $742.60
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents eligible for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs: $742.60*
Singaporeans eligible for Workfare Training Support (WTS): $612.60​**
*Enter SME in the promo code during course application.
**Enter WTS in the promo code during course application.

Cancellations/withdrawals must be made in writing and participants will be charged accordingly:
​​​If withdrawal is made 3 weeks prior to course commencement, 50% of the course fee will be charged.
​​If withdrawal is made less than 3 weeks prior to course commencement, 100% of the course fee will be charged.

No replacement is allowed​
Course Fee is also eligible for $500 SkillsFutu​re Credit claim  
Course   fee   is   payable   upon   acceptance.    ​It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review​​

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Con​tact​ us​​

CET Academy
Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Blk 50, #01-01, 535 Clementi Road,
Singapore 599489

Tel: 6460   6353​ 
Fax: 6462 0075
Email: enquiryCET@np.edu.sg

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