SMTH Company Limited
Certified Business Counsellors
COMPETENCY BAND A
Conduct Business Analysis & Planning
Foundation: Basic Hard Skills
knowledge of Business-Technical and Functional Areas
COMPETENCY BAND D
Assess Client Competencies & Gaps
COMPETENCY BAND B
Management Skills/Soft skills
COMPETENCY BAND E
Facilitate Client Development & Competencies
Introducing the Client to Business Planning Tools
COMPETENCY BAND C Communicate
Counselling Skills - Interviewing Techniques, Verbal & Non-verbal
COMPETENCY BAND F
Identification of Client & Project Needs / Solutions
To evaluate Goals and to Diagnose
The goal of this long-term program is to develop a continuous pool of high quality small business counseling services throughout the APEC region in order to enhance the competitiveness of APEC SMEs in the global market.
Program objectives include:
1. To implement the small business counsellor certification program equally and equitably among the participating economies by levering the experiences of the successful economies for the benefit of those struggling by.
· Promoting the establishment of the framework and infrastructure for the
APEC-IBIZ program among APEC economies not yet participating in the
2. To make use of information communication technologies (ICT) to achieve maximum greater understanding and use of the information and knowledge based economy and provide access and cost effectiveness of the APEC-IBIZ program and other micro and small business development programs throughout the region.
3. To utilize the established and emerging network to stimulate cooperation and understanding of common issues facing the MSME counselling community.