SME@University Programme


SME Corp. Malaysia is introducing the SME @ UNIVERSITY PROGRAMME which provides a structured learning opportunity to the CEO’s of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

The Programme is designed to help develop capable human capital that will drive diverse management innovation and creativity in developing the business acumen of new and existing entrepreneurs. The Programme is based on the SME University of Japan’s hands-on approach, model for participant to learn on what it takes to become a world-class CEO.

Who qualifies?

  • Companies must fulfill SME definitions;
  • Sectors

  • Manufacturing, Manufacturing-Related Services & Agro-based Industries
  • Services, Primary Agriculture, Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Annual Sales Turnover OR

  • Less than RM25 million OR
  • Less than RM5 million OR

  • No. of Full time Employees

  • Less than 150
  • Less than 150

  • Companies must be R.O.B or R.O.C status; and
  • Preferably companies with SCORE rating of two (2) Stars and above.

(SCORE is a diagnostic tool used to rate and enhance competitiveness of SMEs based on their performance and capabilities that was undertake by SME Corp. Malaysia)

Suitable for?

  • Owners/ CEO of SMEs
  • SME Managers

What will the Programme be?

  • Training duration: 1 mini semester (3 months)

8 Common Modules

Module 1  :   World-Class SMEs Leadership and Managing Performance

Module 2  :   Rights & Responsibilities of Employers

Module 3  :   Creative Marketing and Business Success

Module 4  :   Accounting and Financial Management

Module 5  :   Entrepreneurship and Business Networking

Module 6  :   Business Opportunities, Growth & Modeling

Module 7  :   Law and Ethics

Module 8  :   Operation and Quality Management

Benefits of the Programme?

  • Comprehending what it takes to be a national, regional and global enterprise;
  • Developing and cultivating a positive culture within the company;
  • Exploring various diagnostic business tools to cope with a dynamic business environment; and
  • Refining a company’s business plan

Online Application

For enquiries, please contact:

UKM-CESMED(SME CEO Training Programme)

En. Shah Iskandar
Email :
Tel : 013 3861360
Fax : 03-8925 1821

Secretariat (SME Corp. Malaysia)

Pn. Junita Jamirun (
En. Muhamad Arif Mohamed Feisal (
Pn. Zafina Mohd Akbar (
Pn. Nur Johanna Riswan (
Tel : 03-2775 6000 ext 6169 / 6106 / 6186 / 6193
Fax : 03-2775 6314
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