SMEDA organizes training programs, seminars, workshops, and conferences of short duration in major cities across the country for raising awareness and capacity building of SMEs. These need-based training programs are affordable, appropriate, and innovative. These programs are aimed at improving knowledge, skills, and competencies in the technical, marketing, financial, compliance, policy, regulatory, legal, commercial, and other important functions. These programs help to improve major performance indicators such as productivity, quality, competitiveness, sustainability, etc. The results include improvement in export potential, investment promotion, business transparency, human resource development, managerial capacity building, etc. These programs help decrease the level of SME mortality and increase efficiency.

Functions Brief

  • Backstopping SMEDA Regional Offices in identifying focused priority training programs for SMEs in priority areas
  • Backstopping SMEDA Regional Offices in developing, launching, and feedback on priority training programs for SMEs in priority areas
  • Establishing a network of Training Service Providers (TSPs) both individuals and organizations, both in the public and private sectors for SME training
  • Developing and launching SME-focused priority training through TSPs
  • Review of Policy Work and Sectoral Plans in Reference to Training
  • Creating awareness in educational institutions to develop liaison with the SME sector to fulfill their HR and R & D needs
  • Assessment of existing training service providers
  • Establishing key performance indicators and feedback systems for review & evaluation
  • Special Projects

Training Programmes organized by SMEDA Training Services are effective solutions to improve major performance indicators; productivity, quality, competitiveness, sustainability and knowledge management of SMEs for easier and faster path to ISO compliance and WTO requirements. The results include improvements in export potential, regional investment attractiveness, business transparency, human resource development, managerial capacity and potential of SMEs. This has definitely helped decreasing the level of SME mortality in the regions and increasing efficiency of introduction of innovations and new technologies.

SMEDA Punjab - Tentative Annual Training Plan 2023-24

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Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority
4th Floor, Building no.3, Aiwan-e-Iqbal Complex

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Ph: (042) - 111 111 456
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