Who They Are
SME Centre was formerly known as the Enterprise Development Centre @ SCCCI and was established in 2006. A collaboration between SPRING Singapore and Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI). They aim to assist startup companies as they start their businesses in Singapore. They have rebranded and became the SME Centre in 2013. They currently have satellite offices at Toa Payoh and Ang Mo Kio to further help SMEs with their journey as new entrepreneurs.
What Services They Offer
Their Services are divided into three to distinguish the type of business they can offer you.
- Broad- Based Business Advisory
- Understanding Business Registration/Structure
- Starting Up
- Productivity Improvement
- Marketing Strategy Development
- Human Resource Management
- Financial Management
- Business Development
- Overseas Expansion Schemes
- Guidance on Government Assistance Programmes
2. Grant Consultation and Business Diagnosis
3. Capability Workshops & Group-Based Diagnosis
- HR & Financial Management
- Group-Based Diagnostic Workshops
SME Centre Summary Review
Startup Businesses who are owned by new entrepreneurs, and even veterans on the business world would sometimes need the advice of experts in different fields. The SME Centre which provides assistance in different forms is a great help to those who are clueless about what are they getting into. SME Cente not only provides assistance but knowledge as well by giving you ideas and updates on what you are about to get into. The Business Advisory Service where they help you with productivity, human resource management and there is even business development and guidance on government programmes are available and provided by them. On top of that, they have workshops and events to keep you in the loop. Another advantage for them is their collaboration with the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The members of SCCI are established entrepreneurs and businesses that can help you along the way. Finally, the locations and satellite offices are placed in areas where they can help you out with your queries and questions.