Training and Resources

Hong Kong, China

HKPC Academy

The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) Academy offers public training programmes, workshops, study missions and customized corporate training services for diversified sectors. The programmes and services are tailor made to the needs of industry, enterprises and individuals.

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HKTDC Research

HKTDC Research provides diverse market information, including guides for doing business in different markets, economic factsheets and statistics to facilitate enterprises in conducting market research.

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Malaysia

Go eCommerce

Go eCommerce is an online platform that both Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation andSME Corporation Malaysia developed together. It serves as an active learning platform and hub that acts as a comprehensive guide for all SMEs who are keen to explore and build their businesses via eCommerce.

The aim of Go eCommerce is to enable and empower SMEs to channel or diversify their businesses digitally. The digital marketplace is vast and vibrant - trading activities are not limited by geographical boundaries and is open twenty four-seven - making it an extremely viable business direction that most SMEs must make.

It also comes with a specially made SME Readiness Tool feature where members are able to obtain information in an instant and find out what level they are at. It is also programmed to aid SMEs in choosing the best solutions, according to the tailored needs of each and every company.

Go eCommerce welcomes everyone to sign up as members of its platform. Registration is FREE. SMEs who are registered with SSM will have exclusive access to additional amazing content here.

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MATRADE e-LEARNING

MATRADE e-LEARNING Programme was designed to assist Malaysian SMEs to improve their export knowledge and skills. It also benefits students and Malaysians at large to increase their awareness in export knowledge. 

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The Philippines

Accredited Professionals

Included in this directory are: Chartered Accountants and Certified General Accountants, Lawyers, Barristers and Solicitors, Chartered Business Valuators, Certified Auditors and other legal services.

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APEC Cross-Border E-commerce Training (CBET) Program

APEC CBET is designed for global SMEs to receive the most practical, professional, scalable and localized cross-border e-commerce trends, knowledge, hands-on skills, as well as entrepreneurship guidance on a wide range of startup concepts in the new global value chain. It's a knowledge sharing and entrepreneurship fostering program, comprised of offline APEC CBET workshop and online e-learning platform. 

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APEC Women Connect Program

The program aims to build a community through online and offline activities to empower women to realize entrepreneurship by effective sharing, learning and awarding.

Business Consultants

Included in this directory are consultants who bring businesses together to cooperate and undertake projects or actions that will enhance their competitive edge. It is not related to computer networking.

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Corporation for the Promotion of Production

Corfo has a variety of programs as guarantees and grants, for domestic and foreign companies that operate in Chile. These programs can be helpful for entrepreneurs, to innovate, to improve the productivity of a business or to invest.

Corfo is the Chilean economic development agency that works daily to  the competitiveness and the productive diversification of the country by encouraging investment, innovation and entrepreneurship.   

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Digital Business Kits

The Digital Business Kits provide the tools and resources required to help businesses embrace the world of digital business.

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Employees Retraining Board

The Employees Retraining Board (ERB) is an independent statutory body established in 1992 under the Employees Retraining Ordinance. The ERB co-ordinates, funds and monitors training courses and services that are market-driven and employment-oriented so as to meet the changing needs of the employment market. The ERB has appointed about 90 Training Bodies with around 400 training centres across the territory to provide training courses and services. The ERB offers around 700 training courses straddling nearly 30 industries.

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INADEM

The National Institute of the Entrepreneur is a decentralized administrative body of the Ministry of Economy, which aims to implement, implement and coordinate the national policy of support for entrepreneurs and micro, small and medium enterprises, promoting innovation, competitiveness and projection in the national and international markets to increase their contribution to economic development and social welfare, as well as contribute to the development of policies that promote culture and business productivity.

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Peruvian Entrepreneur

It is the platform of Business Development Services of the Ministry of Production, designed to promote the competitiveness of MSMEs through the implementation of mechanisms and instruments for business development and strengthening, to the benefit of the Peruvian entrepreneur, his family, his region and his country.

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Philippine Trade Training Center

The Philippine Trade Training Center is mandated to develop training modules on export and import techniques and procedures; to raise the level of awareness of Philippine businessmen on export opportunities and the availability of alternative sources of import products or diversified markets for export; to offer specialized courses for specific industry groups directed at overcoming barriers to overseas market penetration; and, to conduct training programs in international trade practices, inspection techniques and exhibition mounting.

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Policy, Research and Publications

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, known as the "Voice of American Business" in China, is the largest American Chamber in the Asia Pacific region. Founded in 1915, AmCham Shanghai was the third American Chamber established outside the United States.

As a non-profit, non-partisan business organization, AmCham Shanghai is committed to the principles of free trade, open markets, private enterprise and the unrestricted flow of information. It provides business information critical to your business success, helps you expand your network in China and conducts policy advocacy to eliminate market barriers. 

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SkillsFuture Singapore

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Education (MOE). It will drive and coordinate the implementation of the national SkillsFuture movement, promote a culture and holistic system of lifelong learning through the pursuit of skills mastery, and strengthen the ecosystem of quality education and training in Singapore.

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SME Business Navigator

It is a free web tool for entrepreneurs, who are willing to open or to expand their own business and who want to work legally, pay all obligatory taxes and charges, earning for their future and for the future of their children.

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SME Training in China

Through training programmes to develop the capacity of the SME sector, we seek to help build a foundation for sustainable growth in our markets. Watch how, through our partnership with PwC, we helped the growth of an SME client in China. 

 

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SME Training Programs

JSC RSMB Corporation in 2016 formed with the involvement of Russian non-governmental organizations operating in the field of business support and higher education, two (2) training programs: (1) "The ABC of an entrepreneur" (creating a business from scratch); and, (2) "School of Entrepreneurship" (business development).
 

In addition to the two training programs, the Corporation developed a set of modules for the most relevant topics for entrepreneurs, including the existing measures to support small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).

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Support and Consultation Centre for Small and Medium Enterprises

Support and Consultation Centre for Small and Medium Enterprises (SUCCESS) is run by the Trade and Industry Department in collaboration with various industrial  and trade organizations, professional bodies, private enterprises and other government departments to provide small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with business information and consultation services free of charge.

 

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TradeStart

The TradeStart network is an extension to Austrade's own offices and is delivered in partnership with State, Territory and local governments, industry associations and chambers of commerce.

The prime objective of Austrade's TradeStart network is to assist small and medium sized exporters to achieve long term success in international markets  It offers exporters the combined resources of Austrade and each partner organisation, providing local assistance and a direct link to Austrade's services and overseas network.

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Vocational Training Council

Estrablished in 1982, the Vocational Training Council (VTC) is the largest  vocational and professional education and training provider in Hong Kong.

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Others

Remote Working & Mental Health: A Young Professional’s Guide

Remote Working & Mental Health: A Young Professional’s Guide

The guide offers a lot of great information, such as:

·      Why remote working has become the new normal due to lockdowns;

·      How remote working can significantly affect physical and mental health;

·      Different ways you can alleviate stress when working from home, such as creating a comfortable work environment and taking regular breaks; and

·      How employers can help to make working from home healthier and less stressful for their employees.

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