UNICO is recognized as the global ODA and industrial consulting firm by providing industrial development and management consulting services through recommendations for economic and industrial development and technology transfer.
UNICO has wide experience in private sector development such as SME development, local economic revitalization, promotion of trade and investment, human recourse development. Among many approaches to industrial development and economic growth, SME development has been a significant area of international cooperation, an area intended to augment the active role of SMEs in the national economy. From its early days up to the present, UNICO has been a pioneer in assisting initiatives to support SMEs.
UNICO also has experience in formulating supporting policies for SMEs, human resource development for providing BDS (Business Development Services), training for small and medium-sized business consultant, formulation of financial support program, training in quality and productivity development (Kaizen), and so on. In the field of human resource development UNICO provides “Training of Trainers” courses. These courses target governmental officers in charge of building institutions and advising local SMEs on technical matters.
In the field of local industry promotion and revitalization, UNICO has been supporting identification of potential industries, capacity building of supporting organizations and staffs, and making recommendation on related policies. In addition, UNICO is actively working on the support with consideration on local people’s needs and development target, through branding of local products following One Village One Product (OVOP) program, income generation, as well as capacity building for the government entities.