Malaysia SME CORP SEAP

SEAP = SME Expert Advisory Panel. SME CORP (ex-SMIDEC)

FAQ on SEAP

FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions

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  • SBH - Appointed as SME Expert Advisory Panel SEAP by SME CORP.pdf 
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  • SBH - Appointed as SME Expert Advisory Panel (SEAP) by SME CORP Website.doc 

     

    FAQ 1  - What areas does SME CORP Support? 

  • (1) Technology improvement;
  • (2) Engineering;
  • (3) Automation;
  • (4) Machinery equipment;
  • (5) Materials technology;
  • (6) Process Improvement;
  • (7) Designing
  • (8) International standards e.g. ISO, HACCP, GMP
  • (9) Productivity improvement;
  • (10) Maintenance;
  • (11) Packaging;
  • (12) Quality assurance;
  • (13) ICT and computerization;
  • (14) Business system e.g. logistic, inventory

     

    FAQ 2 -  What the Fees and Charges?

    Stage 1: Preliminary Consultancy Services (FREE for SME/SMI)

    Activity: Experts conduct free preliminary consultancy services and will prepare the report to SME Corp. (The format of the report as attached)

    Financial Implication: SME Corp to bear costs of mileage, toll fare & consultation fee.

    Stage 2: Consultancy Services at Factory Sites of SMEs (FREE for SME/SMI)

    Activity: Experts visit factory sites of SMEs and undertake diagnostic audit SMEs

    Financial Implication: SME Corp to bear costs of mileage, toll fare & consultation fee (Maximum 3 days)

     

    FAQ 2 -  How to Engage a SEAP? 

    Email to me at Freelance.SBH@gmail.com and I will help to explain to you.

     

    FAQ 3 -  What types of SME / SMI companies can apply? 

    Definition of SMEs

    Malaysia adopted a common definition of SMEs to facilitate identification of SMEs in the various sectors and subsectors. This has facilitated the Government to formulate effective development policies, support programmes as well as provision of technical and financial assistance.

    An enterprise is considered an SME in each of the respective sectors based on the Annual Sales Turnover or Number of Full-Time Employees as shown in the table below.

    Micro-enterprise Small enterpriseMedium enterprise
        
    Manufacturing, Manufacturing-Related Services and Agro-based industriesSales turnover of less than RM250,000 OR full time employess less than 5 Sales turnover between RM250,000 and less than RM10 million OR full time employees between 5 and 50Sales turnover between RM10 million and RM25 million OR full time employees between 51 and 150
        
    Services, Primary Agriculture and Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Sales turnover of less than RM200,000 OR full time employees less than 5Sales turnover between RM200,000 and less than RM1 million OR full time employees between 5 and 19

    Sales turnover between RM1 million and RM5 million OR full time employees between 20 and 50

     

    Category of SMEs

  • Manufacturing, Manufacturing-Related Services and Agro-based industries

    "Small and medium enterprises in the manufacturing, manufacturing related services and agro-based industries are enterprises with full-time employees not exceeding 150 OR with annual sales turnover not exceeding RM25 million"

  • Services, Primary Agriculture and Information & Communication Technology (ICT)

    "Small and medium enterprises in the services, primary agriculture and Information & Communication Technology (ICT) sectors are enterprises with full-time employees not exceeding 50 OR with annual sales turnover not exceeding RM5 million"