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SOBA LAB WEBINAR (ENG)

Date: 5th November 2021
Time: 3.00pm - 4.30pm

Topic : #SOS: How Budget 2022 Can Drive Your Business Forward



Session 1 :  How Budget 2022 Can Drive Your Business Forward

The session will address:

  • SME portfolio financial restructuring
  • How the Government’s 2022 budget can help you rebuild or drive your business forward
  • Government’s focus in strengthening public healthcare, rebuilding socio-economic and economic resilience
    Speakers:
  • Datuk Dr. AT Kumararajah, Secretary General, MAICCI
  • Jenny Hoh, Vice President of SME Advisory and Marketing, CGC
  • Yip How Nang, Head of SME Banking, RHB Bank Berhad
  • Moderator:
  • Naz Rahman, TV Host


Session 2 :  How Budget 2022 Can Drive Your Business Forward

The session will address:

  • Strategies for effective budget planning 2022
  • Reopening of all sectors - What’s next? Is this the right time to invest or expand your businesses?
  • Government’s focus on enhancing digital infrastructure. How can SMEs benefit?
    Speakers:
  • Shirley Tay, President, MRCA
  • Pang Kong Chek, Chief Financial Officer, PKT Logistics Group Sdn Bhd
  • Kevin Lee, Head of SME, Maxis Business
  • Moderator:
  • Naz Rahman, TV Host

SOBA LAB WEBINAR (ENG)

Topic : #SOS: Bolstering the Digitalisation of SMEs

Date: 30 July 2021
Time: 3.00pm - 4.30pm

Discussion Topics:

  • Leveraging on the right innovative strategies & technologies for your organisation
  • Key components & aspects in going digital
  • How digital reinvention transforms the way businesses bring together customers, data & processes
  • How do you choose the right partner to enhance digital skills and resources
  • How SMEs can future proof their businesses
    Speakers:
  • Rahim Raduan, Chief Corporate Officer, Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC)
  • Kevin Lee, Head of SME, Maxis Business
  • Kuan Eu Jin, Chief Marketing Officer, PKT Logistics Group Sdn Bhd
  • Dev Raaj, Chief Digital Officer, RHB Bank Berhad
  • George Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Innov8tif Solutions Sdn Bhd
  • Moderator:
  • Stan Singh, Councillor, PIKOM

SOBA LAB WEBINAR (CHI)

Date: 27 Aug 2021
Time: 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Platform: Zoom (This webinar will be conducted in CHINESE)

#SOS: Surviving the Cash Flow Crisis & Planning Your Business Continuity

The session will address:

  • Solutions in overcoming cash flow issues
  • How one can identify and diversify non-core assets in managing cash flow
  • Tips in Manoeuvring and adapting to change when business operations are disrupted
  • How one can reset their priorities and strategies to remain sustainable
  • Key strategies and components in a business continuity plan
  • Recovery strategies to bounce back post-pandemic
    Speakers:
  • Koong Lin Loong, National Treasurer cum Chairman of SMEs Committee ACCCIM
  • Kevin Lee, Head of SME, Maxis Business
  • Pang Kong Check, Chief FInancial Officer, PKT Logistics Group Sdn Bhd
  • Yip How Nang, Head of SME Banking, RHB Bank Berhad
  • Katherine Leong, Founder & Managing Director, SENZ Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd
  • Dr Chong Tze Sheng, Director, Klinik Dr Chong Sdn Bhd
  • Liang Foo Kuan, Managing Director Big Onion Food Caterer Sdn Bhd
  • Host:
  • Chan Fong, 988FM DJ

SOBA LAB WEBINAR (ENG)

Date: 23 September 2021
Time: 3.00pm - 4.30pm

Topic : #SOS: Opportunities Amidst the Pandemic

The session will address:

  • How can businesses identify, pivot and seize new opportunities
  • Strategies to uncover valuable business opportunities through changes in the business environment and in societies
  • Reimagine new business models in the “new norm”

Session 1

    Speakers:
  • Jenny Hoh, Vice President of SME Advisory and Marketing, Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC)
  • Kevin Lee, Head of SME, Maxis Business
  • Acid Yong, Founder of DooranDooran
  • Moderator:
  • Khoo Hsu Chuang, Financial Journalist

Session 2

    Speakers:
  • Datuk Irwin SW Cheong, Co-Founder, Industries Unite
  • Dato' Seri (Dr.) Michael Tio, Group Chief Executive and Managing Director, PKT Logistics Group Sdn Bhd
  • Yip How Nang, Head of SME Banking, RHB Bank Berhad
  • Moderator:
  • Khoo Hsu Chuang, Financial Journalist

SOBA LAB WEBINAR (BM)

Date: 14 Oct 2021
Time: 3.00pm - 4.30pm

Topic : #SOS : Kelangsungan Kehidupan dan Perniagaan - Ancaman atau Peluang? |
Is Your Business Under Threat?

*This webinar will be conducted in Bahasa Melayu*

Session 1
Kelangsungan Kehidupan - Ancaman atau Peluang? | Is Your Business Under Threat?


The session will address:

  • Bagaimana PKS dapat mengekalkan perniagaan mereka ketika dalam masa sukar?
    How can SMEs sustain or maintain their business despite difficult circumstances?
  • Bagaimana anda boleh memperkukuhkan perniagaan anda untuk mengharungi dunia pasca COVID-19?
    How to strengthen your business for a post-pandemic world?
    Speakers:
  • Mohamed Azman Mohamed Taufik, Senior Vice President, Bumiputera Development & Products, CGC
  • Hirman Mohamad Soh, Head of SME Sales - Southern, Maxis
  • Amirhamzah Karim, Vice President, Dewan Perniagaan Melayu Malaysia (DPMM)
  • Dr. Hanafiah Yussof, Chief Executive Officer, Robopreneur Sdn Bhd
  • Host/Moderator:
  • Nazrudin Rahman, TV Host

Session 2
Kelangsungan Perniagaan - Ancaman atau Peluang? | Is Your Business Under Threat?


The session will address:

  • Jangkaan akan isu undang-undang yang mungkin dihadapi oleh PKS.
    Anticipating Legal Issues Facing SMEs
  • Pakej Pemulihan Kerajaan
    Government Rescue Packages
  • Meluaskan jaringan perniagaan anda dan teroka pasaran antarabangsa
    Expanding Your Business and Exploring the International Market
    Speakers:
  • Kuan Eu Jin, Chief Marketing Officer, PKT Logistics Group Sdn Bhd
  • Noor Hidayat bin Noordin, Regional Sales Head, SME, Group Retail Distribution, RHB Bank Berhad
  • Amran Yem, Senior Director of Transformation & Digital Trade Division, MATRADE
  • Dato’ Hajah Nor Haliza Bt Hussain, Chief Executive Officer, Haliza Industries Sdn Bhd
  • Host/Moderator:
  • Nazrudin Rahman, TV Host

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soba@thestar.com.my

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