2020

ISSP [2020] : Designing a Target Market Analysis Plan for Durex Contraceptive Products at Circle K, Vinmart+ and Other Convenience Stores

With the digital era continuously developing over the recent years, the Vietnamese lifestyle, especially amongst the younger generation has changed into a fast- paced lifestyle. This lifestyle shift has resulted in increasing consumer demand for convenience stores that are easy to access. In addition, it has driven the growth of convenience store channels in Vietnam …

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ISSP [2020] : Building Business Confidence in Local Pharmacies to Move Away from Counterfeit Condoms

Nowadays, in the Vietnamese market, counterfeit goods can be found everywhere and people purchase these products without knowing if they are fake or not. One type of these products is condoms. Using counterfeit condoms raises the risk of unwanted pregnancies and STD infections. In the year 2020, Vietnam has been reported to be the country …

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ISSP [2020] : Improving Maintenance Culture to Achieve the Highest Operation and Maintenance Standards Through Proactive Housekeeping Program

Contamination control is one of the most important aspects of heavy machine manufacturing. It helps in the process of product quality control, keeping the company clean and tidy, and making the machinery operate efficiently and effectively. The objective of this project is to help Trakindo, the biggest Caterpillar distributor in Indonesia to increase their star …

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ISSP [2020] : Improving Efficiency of the Process of Oil Analysis Program at S•O•S ℠ Laboratory in Indonesia

Lubricant plays a very important role in machinery. It can be compared to the blood that nourishes the body of human. Therefore, regularly checking the lubricant oil is important for the machine to be able to continue working efficiently. The oil analysis program is therefore created to enable machine users to know the efficiency and …

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ISSP [2020] : Investigating Potable Water at Doi Tung Schools

Water filtration systems were installed at northern Thailand schools to provide the community with safe drinking water. These filtration systems lacked sufficient maintenance, and the community lacked trust in the water quality. Our team assessed the water quality and filtration systems at three schools to analyze methods of improving the filtered water quality. We recommended …

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ISSP [2020] : Promoting Science Education in Thailand with Small-Scale Chemistry Experiments

In this project, we investigated how small-scale chemistry experiments increased student interest in science. DOW teachers receive training and kits for their classroom that include small-scale laboratory materials. Students and teachers in various schools were surveyed and interviewed. We found that small-scale experiments were cheaper, easier to implement, and piqued student interest in science. However, …

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ISSP [2020] : Assessing the Impact of Human Activity on the Groundwater at the Mrigadayavan Palace in Cha Am, Thailand

The Mrigadayavan Palace Foundation aims to restore the Palace to its original condition by 2024. However, brackish groundwater prevents the restoration of the Palace grounds. By analyzing salinity data and interviewing community members, we found the likely cause of the brackish groundwater are the jetties feeding seawater to nearby mangroves. We recommend filling the jetties, …

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ISSP [2020] : Evaluating Solar Photovoltaic Water Pumping Systems in Khon Kaen, Thailand

The Population and Community Development Association installed solar photovoltaic water pumping systems (PVWPS’s) in rural villages in the province of Khon Kaen, Thailand, in response to the population’s ongoing problem of lack of access to affordable water. Through interviews and observation of three villages, our team compared the cost and technical performance of PVWPS’s to …

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ISSP [2020] : Surplus Food Management: A Case Study

Scholars of Sustenance (SoS Thai) in Bangkok, Thailand is a food rescue organization. The goal of this project was to improve SoS Thai’s relationships with food donors and recipients, while also increasing their public presence by creating marketable data and assessing current practices of managing surplus food. We evaluated the operation’s processes, conducted interviews, and …

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