Upcoming SME Events

iAdvisory workshop: Understanding India's consumer durables industry

Date: Aug 28 (Singapore);

Sept 1 to 4 (Bangalore, India)

Fees: Early bird (register by Aug 14) $3,080 per person (before Productivity and Innovation Credit), $1,232 per person (after Productivity and Innovation Credit).

Airfare, visa application and accommodation not included. Recommended flights and accommodation will be advised upon registration.

This five-day programme is designed to help Singapore's consumer appliances and electronics retailers develop market-entry strategies for India.

Participants will be able to gain insights into the consumer appliances and electronics sector as well as feedback about their products and services in India through a combination of workshops with trainers from Orissa International, local experts and site visits to malls, e-commerce and logistic players and relevant distributors.

For registration and inquiries, contact Ms Jean Ng at jean_ng@iesingapore.gov.sg or on 6433 4697.

iBF executive programme to Nanjing & Chengdu: Outlook and trends for China's consumer electronics industry

Date: Sept 12 to 19

Venue: Nanjing and

Chengdu (China)

Fees: $1,200 course fee (after funding by IE Singapore, for eligible applicants only) and $2,000 common fund

The Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry, together with IE Singapore, is organising the international business fellowship executive programme to Nanjing and Chengdu on the outlook and trends for China's consumer electronics industry.

Participants will gain an understanding of macro indicators and economic policies driving China's consumer electronics industry, insights on growth and trends,

as well as explore business opportunities arising from China's Internet development through lessons at Nanjing University and dialogue sessions with government bodies.

The programme includes site visits to firms such as Chengdu Foxconn Technology Group and Jiangsu Post and Telecommunications Planning and Designing Institute.

Contact Ms Jane Ho on 6505 3843 or e-mail jane@scciob.edu.sg.

China business-ready programme

Date: Sept 14 to 15; Sept 21 to 22

Time: 9am to 6pm

Venue: Singapore Chinese Chamber Institute of Business, 47 Hill Street #08-01, Singapore 179365

Fees: $800 (after subsidies)

The strong political and commercial relationship between Singapore and China has led to more Singapore professionals living and working in China.

Senior managers or individuals preparing to be posted to China will appreciate the essential information this course offers.

Participants will learn about the political and business landscape, communication skills and how to adapt to working in China.

The four-day course includes case analysis, group activity, role play and stand-up presentations.

Contact Ms Jade Koh on 6505 3854 or e-mail jade@scciob.edu.sg for more information.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 29, 2015, with the headline 'Upcoming SME Events'. Print Edition | Subscribe