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Dialogues & Information Sharing Sessions with the Presidents of Women Entrepreneurs Associations

  • Since 2013, SME Corp. Malaysia has spearheaded the effort in organising Dialogues and Information Sharing sessions with the Presidents of Women Entrepreneurs Associations, chaired and facilitated by the CEO of SME Corp. Malaysia. These periodic sessions are aimed at creating greater awareness, soliciting feedback and generate ideas from the associations and chambers, particularly on issues concerning the development of women in business.
  • To date, various subjects were discussed as highlighted below:

 

2017

Two Dialogue and Information Sharing Sessions with associations of women entrepreneurs were organised by SME Corp. Malaysia. These biannual Sessions are aimed at creating greater awareness, soliciting feedback and generating ideas from the associations and chambers, in particular on issues concerning the development of women in business. The first Session on 16 February 2017 saw the attendance of 25 presidents and representatives from 17 associations of women entrepreneurs.

 

The second Session held on 25 October 2017 was organised on a larger scale, with the participation of more than 200 women entrepreneurs from 37 women associations. This Session, branded as Sepetang bersama Menteri ‘Time for Tea’, was graced by YB Minister of International Trade and Industry and YB Minister of Women, Family and Community Development.

2016
SME Corp. Malaysia continued its effort to provide a platform for knowledge sharing session and discussion of issues pertaining to women in business among through series of Dialogues and Information Sharing session with the Presidents of Women Entrepreneurs Associations, chaired by YBhg. Datuk (Dr.) Hafsah Hashim, CEO of SME Corp. Malaysia. A dialogue session was conducted in 2016 discussing the following issues:

    • Women Participation in the Corporate and Business Activities by Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM)
    • Improving Access to Financing & Helping Your Business Grow by Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC)
    • Financing Program for Women Entrepreneur (WEP-LEAP) by SME Bank Malaysia
    • Business Accelerator Programme (BAP) 2.0 Scheme by SME Corporation Malaysia


2015

    • Current situation and assistance programmes for women entrepreneurs affected by flood by Bank Negara Malaysia and SME Corp. Malaysia
    • Contribution of Services Sector to GDP and Economy by SME Corp. Malaysia
    • Housewives Enhancement and Reactive Talent Scheme (HEARTS) by Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad (PSMB)
    • Career Come Back Programme by TalentCorp. Malaysia
    • Benefits of e-Commerce, e-Usahawan and related programmes by Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC)
    • Assistance Programmes for SMEs by SME Corp. Malaysia.

 

 

  2014

    • Women Participation in the Corporate and Business Activities by Companies Commission of Malaysia
    • Implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Business Preparation by Royal Customs Department of Malaysia
    • The United States is Open for Your Business and U.S. Business Visas: A Short Primer by United States Embassy
    • National Women Entrepreneurs Award (NWEA) by Deloitte
    • MATRADE Exporters Development Programme by Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE)

 

 

  2013

    • Access to financing to micro, small and medium enterprises by Bank Negara Malaysia
    • Global Summit of Women 2013 by SME Corp. Malaysia
    • Benefits of SME Competitiveness Rating for Enhancement (SCORE) by SME Corp. Malaysia
    • Government Procurement from the Perspective of Women Entrepreneurs by Ministry of Finance (MOF)
    • Briefing on Company Registration with the Ministry of Finance by MOF
    • Economic Development Programme by Department of Women’s Development (JPW)

 

 

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