Upcoming SME Events

SME Business & Financial Management Programme

Date: April to August

Fee: $8,100 after government funding support

The SME Business & Financial Management Programme is an industry-led collaboration developed by the Singapore Business Federation, Singapore CFO Institute and Singapore Management University.

It will help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) shape a strategic finance function with competencies to provide effective budgeting and cash flow management, support financing needs as well as assessing business risks and identifying internal controls.

The programme is limited to 20 eligible SMEs.

For registration, visit www.sac.gov.sg/sme_bfmor e-mail kevin_wee@sac.gov.sg

Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Certificate Programme

Date: Feb 18 & 19

Workshop fee: $1,262.60

FTA Exam (optional): $160.50 for first attempt and $107 for retakes

The FTA Certificate Programme, organised by FP Consultants International and developed by IE Singapore, is a very useful course for company representatives who are interested in learning more about FTAs and how they can tap into the benefits of Singapore's FTAs to expand their business overseas.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 27, 2016, with the headline 'Upcoming SME Events'. Print Edition | Subscribe