JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)|
JODC (Japan Overseas Development Corporation)
AOTS (Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship)
OVTA (Overseas Vocational Training Association)
JITCO (Japan International Training Cooperation Organization)
Dispatch: To contribute to the development of personnel, organizations, and institutions at the national and sectoral level by engaging in technology transfers and making proposals to the government officials and engineers in developing countries based on conditions in that country, and by improving administrative capabilities and techniques.
Receipt of personnel: Bring engineers, researchers, and government officials to Japan and transfer knowledge and technology.
(1) Dispatch of experts:
(a) individual experts, including private sector advisors, and (b) project experts
(2) Technical Training Programs
National government, government institutions, etc.
(1) Short term: Less than 1 year
Long term: More than 1 year, renewable
Shinjuku Maynds Tower, 2-1-1 Yoyogi
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8558 Japan
To improve the industrial technologies of private businesses in developing nations and to promote the dispatch of experts to developing countries with the support of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry(MITI) for the purpose of supporting industrial structure improvement projects being promoted by local government institutions and industrial organizations.
JODC Expert Service Abroad Program
(1) JESA-I: dispatching experts to assist individual private enterprises in a developing countries economy to modernize their business:
(2) JESA-II: dipatching experts to support the efforts of trade associations, public institutions and their affiliates to restructure their industrial systems.
Production technologies in textiles, electrical machinery and tools, automobiles and other vehicles, general machines and tools, and steel, as well as guidance in management techniques.
Private businesses in developing countries (however, there should be no agreement of technical assistance between applicant and a Japanese business based on a commercial contract or plant export contract. (JESAI)
Regarding JESAII above, local economic organizations, industrial associations, or their participating institutions or businesses.
2 weeks to 2 years
(1) Partner business: 1/4 JODC: 3/4
(2) Totally funded by JODC
(3) Asian Crisis Support Program is totally funded by the JODC except for local administrative expenses.
Shuwa Kamiya-cho Building 2F
4-3-13 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001 Japan
To promote international economic cooperation by training the engineers of foreign companies, and to contribute to the mutual economic development of and foster friendly relations between Japan and developing countries.
Education and Training:
(1) Technical and managerial training services on a private basis in Japan. a) General orientation courses; b) management training programs.
(2) Pre-departure Japanese language training programs in developing countries.
(3) Overseas correspondence programs on management techniques for developing countries.
(4) Overseas training programs outside Japana
(5) Trainers training programs for Japanese instructors.
(6) APO Training Programs
Industrial fields, business management, environmental technologies, etc.
AOTS Research Center, on-site training at the receiving company
Receipt of personnel: 1 week to 2 years, including introductory training
Overseas training: 1 week to 3 months
75% of aid recipient expenses covered by national grants. Private funds cover about half of all program management expenses.
1-30-1 Senju-higashi, Adachi-ku
Tokyo 120-8534 Japan
To engage in international cooperation by training businesspeople to train foreigners.
(1) On-site training overseas: Developmemt of the Japanese instructors to teach job skills to foreign employee.
trainees from overseas
(2) Silver Consultant program
(3) Assitance for APEC human resources development skills training.
Production technologies, management techniques
(1) Private companies (when the dispatch source and destination companies have a capital relationship, 50% or less is paid)
(3) Conduct technical training for local residents not employed by Japanese companies in the APEC region
(1) Dispatch: 6 to 18 months
Receipt: 3-6 months
(2) 2 weeks to 4 months
(3) 2 years
(1) Orientation, transportation, preparation, training, and living costs, etc.
(2) Transportation, preparation, and living costs, etc.
(3) Facilities, materials, trainers, part of the costs involved in training such as applicant recruiting expenses
1-1 Hibino, Mihana-ku, Chiba-shi
Chiba-ken 261-0021 Japan
To expand the number of and facilitate the arrival of incoming foreign trainees, and to contribute to the personnel training in and economic and social development of developing countries by actively transferring Japanese technologies, skills, and knowledge to those countries.
Eduacaion and Training:
(1) Technical and managerial training services a) general orientation services; b) management training programs.
(2) Research, development and publication of study and training materials.
(3) Management of skill application system (conduct assessments of technology, skills, and knowledge)
Virtually all industries
Application fee (actual cost), seminar attendance fee
Mitsui Kaijyo Building Annex
9-11 Kanda Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 101-0062 Japan