Promote the development of
competitive, innovative and resilient
SMEs through effective coordination
and provision of business support.
5. SME PROGRAM
• CAPACITY BUILDING
SME-University Internship Programmer
SMEs to the universities as part of the Government efforts
to enhance the synergy between the industry and university
to upgrade the SMEs’ capacity and capability
• DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS FOR RATING
SME Competitiveness Rating for Enhancement (SCORE)
provides a gauge to measure the competitiveness and
capabilities of companies at firm level. SCORE has also
been used as a tool for business matching purposes for
better market access as well as initial indicator for
purposes of access to finance
6. • Brand Development
Branding and Packaging Mobile Gallery
increase their awareness on the importance of branding and
packaging, as well as, to provide them with training on
branding and packaging. Also provide workshop on branding
and packaging to SMEs across the country. Relevant agencies
such as SIRIM, DDEC, MyIPO and FMM were invited as
collaborators and speakers.
• Financing Gateway
Shariah Compliant SME Financing Scheme (SSFS) 2.0
To provide financing assistance to eligible Malaysian SMEs
whereby the Government of Malaysia has agreed to pay 2%
(percentage point) of the profit rate charged on the financing
provided by Participating Financial Institutions.
7. • Outreach
Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ)
The DFTZ is an initiative to capitalise on the confluence
and exponential growth of the internet economy and cross-
border eCommerce activities.
The DFTZ was set up to facilitate seamless cross-border
trade and enable local businesses to export their goods
with a priority for eCommerce.
• Recognition & Awards
Enterprise 50 (E50) Award
a prestigious award programme that recognizes the
achievements of Malaysia's enterprising small and medium
enterprises (SMEs), which are well positioned for the
future. on their financial capabilities, operations and
management competencies, among the nominations
8. • Technology & Innovation
1-InnoCERT Certification Programmer
to promote and develop innovative companies in Malaysia
as endorsed by the Jawatankuasa Tindakan Penyelarasan
Inovasi Negaraand the National Innovation Council,
chaired by the Prime Minister on 29th October 2009. It is
aimed at fostering innovative enterprise through harnessing
and intensifying home-grown innovations and R&D.test
• Bumiputera Entrepreneurs
Bumiputera Enterprise Enhancement Programme
to create and develop competitive, resilient and dynamic
Bumiputera SMEs through a comprehensive integrated
assistance with hand-holding approaches including
strengthening their core business, building capacity &
capability, increase productivity and facilitating
9. SMEs PROGRAM
o Business Advisory Services @SME Hub
o Business Accelerator Programme (BAP)
o Program National Mark of Malaysian Brand
o 1-InnoCERT Programme
o SME Annual Showcase-SMIDEX
o Enterprise 50 (E50) Award
o SME Innovation Award
o SME Mentoring Programme
10. SMEs PROGRAM
o SME Expert Advisory Panel (SEAP)
o Enabling ePayment for SMEs and Micro
o Business Linkage(BLing) Programme
o Access to Financing
o Human Capital Development
o Innovation & Technology Adoption
o Market Access
11. o RISE Online Community
A broad impact initiative to build an entrepreneurial community and
content nationwide using social media. It is driven by the
movement’s online presence, a regularly updated website and
Facebook page highlighting articles on new ideas and
developments relevant to youth.
o RISE Talks
bring together entrepreneurial minded people and SMEs to share
their experiences and gain practical knowledge that can be
instantaneously used in their businesses. The focus is on peer-to-
peer inspiration, partnership and learning rather than having a one-
way speaker-audience talk.
o RISE Workshops
are designed to convert non-entrepreneurs into entrepreneurs;
teach existing entrepreneurs skills and techniques to optimise costs
and increase profits;
12. o RISE Book Project
is designed for the RISE community through business
book discussions for entrepreneurs who do not have the
time to read them. The book meet-ups summarises key
relevant knowledge from the latest management and
start-up books for youth by entrepreneurs.
o Spark Space.
• most businesses operate in pretty stale surroundings.
And while that might be “efficient,” it’s far from the
kind of space that generates positive energy, true
creativity and fresh possibility in your team. That’s
why we’re here. Our customer service mission is to
help you and your team be more amazing at what you
13. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
Association of Southeast Asean Nations
Asia-Pasific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
East Asia SME Roundtable Meeting
Malaysian Technical Cooperation
Free Trade Aggrements (FTAs).
14. CLIENTS CHARTER
SME Corp. Malaysia is committed to provide
services to SMEs professionally and with integrity
1) To process applications under the Business
Accelerator Programme (BAP) in 20 working
days upon complete documentations.
2) To process claims under financial assistance
schemes in 20 working days upon complete
3) To evaluate SCORE/M-CORE applications in 20
working days upon complete documentations.
4) To provide written reply on enquiries or
complaints in 3 working days from the date
18. 6 GAME CHANGERS IN THE RMKE-
1) Unlocking the potential of productivity.
2) Uplifting B40 households towards a
3) Enabling industry-led Technical and
Vocational Education and Training
4) Embarking on green growth.
5) Translating innovation to wealth.
6) Investing in competitive cities.
19. 6 STRATEGIC THRUSTS OF RMKE-11
1. Enhancing inclusiveness towards an equitable
2. Improving wellbeing for all.
3. Accelerating human capital development for an
4. Pursuing green growth for sustainability and
5. Strengthening infrastructure to support
6. Re-engineering economic growth for greater
20. TRANSFORMING PUBLIC
SERVICE FOR PRODUCTIVITY
Enhance service delivery by prioritizing citizens.
Rationalizing public sector institutions for
greater productivity and performance.
Strengthening talent management for future
Enhancing project management for better and
Capitalizing on local government for quality
services at the local level.
21. SNAPSHOT ON MINIMUM WAGES
• The government announced Minimum Wages
policy on 30 April 2012 to address labour market
distortions are wage growth did not
commensurate with productivity growth.
• Starting 1 July 2016, the current Minimum
RM1000 per month minimum wage for Peninsular
RM920 per month minimum wages for Sabah,
Sarawak & Federal Territory of Labuan.
22. SNAPSHOT ON MINIMUM WAGES
• Local and foreign workforce covered
under this policy, except for domestic
helpers and gardeners.
• Malaysian workers
No deferment for Malaysian workers.
Minimum Wages apply as stipulated in the
minimum Wages Order 2012.
23. SNAPSHOT ON MINIMUM WAGES
• Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
Minimum Wages impact SMEs that employ
low-skilled workers and lack of automation.
Blanket deferment for foreign workers until 31
No salary deductions for levy, accommodation
and for any other benefits.
May make individual deferment applications to
the Council before 30 June 2013.
24. OBJECTIVE OF MINIMUM WAGES
• Ensure basic needs of workers and
families are met.
• Provide sufficient social protection.
• Encourage industries to move up the
value chain by investing in higher
technology and to increase labour
• Reduce dependence on foreign workers.
In conclusion, we can find out about managing SME
Corporation as the main reference point for research
and dissemination of information on SMEs as well as
providing advisory services for SMEs in Malaysia how
to handle small cooperatives by helping through
infrastructure access to financing, financial
restructuring, coordination of advisory, information,
training and marketing, and as a comprehensive SME
database to monitor the progress of SMEs in all
economic sectors. SME Corp. Malaysia has established
partnerships and partnerships with industry
associations and strategic partners from both the
public and private sectors to strengthen cooperation in
specific sectors and industries to support and promote
the development of SMEs in Malaysia.