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Going Global: Ways to Reduce Your Company's Risk

Aug 29, 2016

Given our small domestic market, globalisation are the natural way for Singapore companies to improve sales and customer’s segment. Securing payments in emerging markets, however, may pose a difficulty and may lead to trade transactions falling through. Find out how you can reduce your transactions risk and expand in these less familiar markets with advice. Risk management is an essential before any trading take place. A business can suffer financial risk or losses all in just one or two bad trades if risk management isn't employed. This event will discuss some simple strategies that can be used to protect your trading profits.


Aug 26, 2016

A Proven Journey to Greater Success, NOW!

Most business owners are focusing on business strategy, product development, channel and partnership to grow their business. Very often (and more so in small businesses), business owners may overlook the importance of how to manage their sales team to achieve the growth target.

Come to our workshop to understand the key concepts that business owners need to re-think and how Salesforce can help business better manage their sales to grow their business.
(We are sharing our secret sauce!)

CEO Think Tank Series 2016: Creating Value through Global Best Practices

Aug 17, 2016

One of the effective and quick ways to learn how to create value is to learn from successful models and best practices around the world. The Germans are known for their strong SMEs with deep skills sets. The Koreans have led the world in media with their famous K-dramas, K-pop. The Chinese had shown how Alibaba can steal the thunder on internet. The American are reputed with their strong marketing model and how they can make a global success with Google, McDonald's and Coca-Cola. The Japanese are reputed for their productivity, quality and development such as Toyota Production Systems.

What are the secrets behind these global best practices? Come learn and share your thoughts on how value can be created


Aug 12, 2016

Understand the Critical Factors that Drives your Business
Write your own Business Future.

The Business Excellence (BE) initiative administered by SPRING Singapore provides organisations with a roadmap for excellence and helps you understand how to IMPROVE YOUR PERFORMANCE. This is done through a thorough assessment of your organisational performance based on the INTERNATIONALLY BENCHMARKED BE framework to obtain external perspectives of your organisation’s strengths and areas for improvement.

SME SURVIVAL - Deploying business analytics & data in a tough economy

Jul 29, 2016

This is relevant to SME owners due to the current downtrend of economic circumstances. Consumers are buying less, revenue is trending down & HR costs are increasing. For SMEs to survive, essential cashflow strategies stemming from manpower optimisation is needed.

In these sessions, we will be sharing real SME case studies of how SMEs optimise manpower to preserve cashflow. SME owners can learn & apply it to their respective SME businesses.

  • Review of revenue trends with specific SME examples & data.
  • Review of HR cost trends with specific SME examples & data.
  • Building relevant employee compensationplans to incentivise performance.
  • Introducing benefits to attract, engage &retain young workers.
  • Introducing benefits to attract & retain mature workers, & hiring fewer foreign workers.
  • Optimising manpower resources through effective scheduling & placement.
  • Showcase benchmark of revenue per employee statistics.
  • Summarise how good HR & manpower practices leads to cashflow preservation.


Jul 26, 2016

The financing landscape for companies has been evolving over the past few years, offering businesses seeking expansion more options to complement traditional bank financing and government grants.

Join us as we hear Ms. Celeste Lee, Partner at Rajah & Tann, share her views on how you can take advantage of the myriad of funding options in this new economy and the opportunities it offers, including equity funding, crowdfunding, angel funding and peer-to-peer funding.

In addition, SME Centre@SMF will share with participants on Government Grants in areas of Financial Management.


What's New!

SME Centre Conference 2021

With new challenges, come new opportunities. It is now more important than ever for SMEs to adapt, innovate and realign business strategies to stay relevant and unleash their fullest growth potential.

Join us at the SME Centre Conference 2021 to get the latest insights from industry experts on the latest developments in the business landscape and learn what sustainability and diversification can mean for your business growth.

Hear from homegrown firms on how they have leveraged technology to drive business transformation.


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Obtain Free & Complementary Financing Advice From SME Centre

Our Financing Specialist provides free and complementary financing advisory services for SMEs.

In light of COVID-19, there has been increasing financial-related enquires from SMEs, ranging from managing cash-flows to seeking investment.

Therefore, having a financing specialist presence will also enabled to complement current service offerings from SMEC - broad based business advisory service.


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BUDGET 2021 for Businesses

To find out further on Budget 2021 for businesses, we are still available to assist and advise you.

Feel free to contact us at 68263020 or email to

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