Entrepreneur Development Programmes
CEDAR complements the role of the SME Bank Malaysia by offering unique effective entrepreneur development and coaching programmes. The objective of these programmes is to enable entrepreneurs to realise the business, creating values and sustaining their growth in a holistic and meaningful way. Developed upon its proprietary wide-based industry research, market-findings as well as real-life case studies, CEDAR's programmes are distinct from the numerous generic market programmes offered by the other institutions. Our public programmes are HRDF claimable under the SBL Scheme.
GROW Coaching
Customized GROW! Coaching
Being an entrepreneur sometimes can feel very lonely when encountering rough waters. It helps to have an experienced friend to discuss and solve the problem.

CEDAR provides personalised business coaching that helps you tackle the core cause of your business problem and provide fresh insights to grow your business.

SEW - Credit Securing Strategies
SMEs Enrichment Workshop - Credit Securing Strategies
You have an idea for a startup or business expansion, but you’ll need more than just ambition to make it a reality. You’ll need cash. Learn how to prepare an effective, well-documented commercial financing proposal to get the money your business needs from the banks.
(Price including meals, training materials and certificates)

SEW - Accounting for Business Owner
SMEs Enrichment Workshop - Accounting for Business Owners
Monitor and predict your business operating costs, cash flows and financial performance, improve your budgeting. Our course will guide non-financial business owners and entrepreneurs who need good foundation to help plan and control business operations and finance.
(Price including meals, training materials and certificates)

SEW - Business Model Innovation
SMEs Enrichment Workshop - Business Model Innovation
Is it getting harder to maintain margins in your business? Excess supply and stiff competition make it hard to raise or hold prices - You’re not alone. Business model innovations are becoming increasingly important due to strong competition. In our course, you will engage with business model design including digital, innovation, differentiation, diversification and disruptive business. You will identify a focused selection of high-potential opportunities to apply business model innovation to your company.
(Price including meals, training materials and certificates)

SEW - Belanjawan Perniagaan
SMEs ENRICHMENT WORKSHOP – BUSINESS BUDGETING
The budgeting training course will help demystify the world of budgeting. It will also provide participants with the techniques and confidence to manage and control their budget effectively. Our budgeting courses explain financial terms and budgeting tools in a way that a non-financial person will understand and relate to, in their own line of work. The trainer will also use “real life” examples and case studies and encourage participants to work in small groups, whilst enjoying the subject!
(Price including meals, training materials and certificates)

SEW - Pengurusan Aliran Tunai
CASH FLOW MANAGEMENT FOR SMALL BUSINESS
Cash management is the key to business success. Small businesses often find themselves short of cash right off the mark. Cash is the single most important element of survival for a small business. Small businesses often say that an inability to control cash is their single biggest problem. This program shows how small businesses can manage their cashflows smartly and correctly to be able to survive.
(Price including meals, training materials and certificates)

SEW - Kemahiran Kepimpinan Untuk Penyelia
SMEs ENRICHMENT WORKSHOP – LEADERSHIP SKILLS FOR SUPERVISORS
Leadership skills can be learned and developed. Leadership is an essential skill for all supervisors and managers, especially if you are new to the job. Truly successful supervisors and managers don’t “boss” their employees; they lead them. Through our programme, you will explore how effective leadership can motivate employees to perform at their best. And find out how effective leadership can help you achieve goals and meet your company’s productivity, quality, service, and safety standards.
(Price including meals, training materials and certificates)

SEW - Orientasi Pekerja Baru
SMEs ENRICHMENT WORKSHOP - NEW EMPLOYEE ORIENTATION: BECOMING ACQUAINTED WITH A NEW COMPANY
This programme offers alternative ways to orient employees to new companies. The workshop allows participants to meet other new employees as well as to network with upper management and work peers. The group activities explain how to present information about new companies to new employees.
(Price including meals, training materials and certificates)

Mandatory Training Programme
Mandatory Training Programme
Mandatory Training Programme is a knowledge sharing programme dedicated to all SMEs. It is one of the initiatives to strengthen and enhance SMEs capacity and capability in their skillset and knowledge.
Objective :
To develop/strengthen entrepreneurial and professional management skills.
To create a seamless entrepreneur development platform for ongoing learning culture among the entrepreneurs.
To enable the entrepreneurs to assess their existing business performance level, identify initiatives, and develop actionable plans.

Methodology :
Lecturing
Activities

Modules :
Credit Securing Strategies
Business Budgeting
Accounting for Business Owners
Cash Flow Management for Small Business
Leadership Skills for Supervisors
New Employee Orientation:
Becoming Acquainted with a New Company
Business Model Innovation

i-SMART
i-SMART
i-SMART is a unique and wholesome programme which includes three main components and they are: essential needs to help entrepreneurs to go global through effective financial management, capacity building and facilitation assistance from SME Bank.
Objective :
To develop exceptional SMEs into sustainable SME Champions who will play a critical role in creating economic and social value for its stakeholders.

Methodology :
Tutorial
Coaching
Continuous monitoring

Modules :
Diagnostic Analysis (Coaching Need Analysis)
Business Coaching – Action & Decision

Upward Migration Programme
Upward Migration Programme
To create successful SME companies at scale and build thriving ecosystems for greater and sustainable economic and social impact.
Objective :
To create successful SME companies at scale and build thriving ecosystems for greater and sustainable economic and social impact.

Methodology :
Continuous monitoring

Tutorial
Coaching
Continuous monitoring

Modules :
Diagnostic Analysis (Coaching Need Analysis)
Business Coaching – Action & Decision

Business Exporter Program 2.0
Business Exporter Program 2.0
Objective :
To hand hold the selected Companies to successfully export or expand their products and services in target markets through various initiatives and activities.
To provide sufficient knowledge on global markets, the characteristics and requirements of different markets and the best approach to exporting to some selected markets.
To prepare the selected company to penetrate specific markets in ASEAN, Middle East, Africa & Eastern Europe with priority to regional markets such as AEC and TPPA and also countries that have signed bilateral and regional FTAs.
To prepare the selected Companies to meet the various challenges and competition which pose a threat to Malaysia’s export to the world market.
To evaluate the weaknesses that have been hindering the export growth of the selected companies and to provide them with solutions that could enable them to enter the global market.

Methodology :
Tutorial
Coaching
Continuous monitoring

Modules :
Financial
Human Capital
Production & Operation
Payment To Service Provider


TITAN Program
TITAN Program
A comprehensive business accelerator platform to discover and back the Malaysian’s talented entrepreneurs, help them create successful companies at scale, and build thriving ecosystems. A TITAN company is an exceptional company with a unique insight focused on a market poised for large growth. Under this program, focus is on building capacity through providing comprehensive advice to TITAN company which includes providing value-creation plans to enhance business sustainability through organic and inorganic growth, enhance fund raising capabilities and improving the corporate governance process to ensure the company has less obstacles for further expansion.
Objective :
To produce leading industry players to support national economic and social growth.

Methodology :
Tutorial
Coaching
Continuous monitoring

Modules :
Diagnostic Analysis (Coaching Need Analysis)
Business Coaching – Action & Decision


TNB-ILSAS PROTÉGÉ PROGRAMME
TITAN Program
This programme is specifically design to develop TNB Integrated Learning Solution (ILSAS) visionary young startup and aspiring entrepreneur from the age of 18 till 27 to grow and empower them to be job creator instead of job seeker. To do so, they will need to master the Art Of Start!
Objective :
Make the participants have the courage to start
Empower them with business know-how
Apply systematically some of the innovative tools and practices used by the start- up community and aspiring entrepreneur to increase the likelihood of success.

Methodology :
Lecture
Discussion
Exercise / Game
Experiential Learning

Modules :
Entrepreneur mindset
Design Thinking for Start-up Founder
Business Challenge
Business Acumen using Business Model Canvas
Business Simulation Game


Feature Business Advisory & Products
Business Advisory
Business Advisory Services key purpose is to provide curated business consulting services to Customers targeting specific issues or challenges that the Customer is facing.
The objectives of Business Advisory are as follows:
a) To attend to the needs of SME Bank’s clients;
b) To enhance SME Bank’s beyond financing agenda; and
c) Strengthen CEDAR’s capability and branding.

Vision:
To complete the Bank’s ecosystem by providing a range of business advisory services to Customers.

Mission:
To provide business advisory services to the Bank’s existing Customers with the following values:
a) Integrity;
b) Competence & Due Care; and
c) Cost effective.

Mission:
The proposed scope of services that Advisory can offer:

Scope of Work Description
Private Finance Initiative (“PFI”) Advisory / Project Funding Structure
  • Assist to develop and review project economics and optimal funding structure;
  • Assist SMEs bidding / tendering for PFI Projects in preparing the submission pack;
  • Assist in fund raising (matching with financiers, preparing financing application);
  • Assist in presentation to the Awarders, Financiers etc.
Financial Modelling/ Cashflow Projections
  • Preparing of financial models for internal requirements and project submission;
  • Assist in the development of financial models and funding structuring for tenders/project submission.
Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Sourcing of acquisition targets focused on the Customer’s eco-system;
  • Sourcing of buyers for distressed companies.
General Fund Raising
  • Sourcing of acquisition targets focused on the Customer’s eco-system;
  • Sourcing of buyers for distressed companies.
Business Matching
  • Business, asset & supplier / vendor matching.
Fund Structuring / Establishment
  • Setting up of SME Venture Capital and Private Equity Fund
  • Fund raising.