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Begins selling for JBAA Official Textbook & Japanese Business Manners Test will be organized in November in Thailand


Japanese IT company, eeevo group (HQ: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), which has business in Japan and Southeast Asia. As a Thai agency of the JBAA, a public exam “Japan Business Manner Examination (JBMT)” will be held on November 8, 2020 in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and two others locations near Bangkok.

In addition, JBAA official textbook Grade 4 Thai + Japanese version, which has been produced in cooperation with the Research and Education Promotion Foundation, was published in February 2020 and started to be sold.




Japan Business Manner Exam – The objective and target of JBMT

Japan Business Ability Authorised Association (JBAA) – organised Japan Business Manner Exam (JBMT) is for non-Japanese who has worked for Japanese companies in Japan or overseas and who has worked for companies having Japanese clients.  The objective of the exam is non-Japanese enable to learn unique Japanese business manner, customs and ethics.


One problem commonly faced by Japanese companies is “how to promote non-Japanese staff’s understanding of Japanese corporate culture”. “Japanese common sense” sometimes are not their common sense, troubles between Japanese and non-Japanese are not uncommon.

Japan Business Manner Exam (JBMT) was established to help non-Japanese to understand Japanese culture and customs, thereby communication in the office would go smoothly and business would go efficiently.


At present, eeevo group is working to promote JBMT in various countries as an exclusive agent of JBAA in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.





Business plan about promoting JBMT in Thailand

According to statistics from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Registered Japanese companies in Thailand are 3,925, Japanese residents are 72,754 in total. Thailand has the fourth highest number of Japanese expatriates in the world (※).  There are many Japanese related services in the capital. A lot of Thai people study Japanese and seeking to work for Japanese companies.


eeevo group had JBAA lecturer training in Bangkok in 2019.  4 persons passed and acquired the qualification through the training.


In addition, the official textbook of Thai + Japanese has been published, and the environment for learning JBMT in Thai has been set up. With the aim of further raising the recognition of JBMT in Thailand, we plan to develop a variety of businesses, including public classes in November, classes for individuals, and JBAA company training.


※Refer to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs official website(as of 1 October 2017)





JBMT Public Exam in Thailand & JBAA official textbook sales


⚪︎JBMT Public Exam Details

Date & Tim: 8th November 2020 (Sunday), 10am
Venue ① : Thammasat University Rangsit Campus
Venue②: Bangkok City
Fees: THB 700  ※JBAA Grade 4 only
Apply >>


⚪︎JBAA office textbook details

Thai + Japanese Grade 4        THB 580
English + Japanese Grade 3 / 4    THB 800/each
Textbook purchase >>


JBAA Official Website (Thailand/Malaysia)