Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Cradle Investment Programme - Community Partner Workshop 2005 (III)

Successful entrepreneurship begins with an idea - an idea that is the union of desires, assets and available opportunities. Sometimes they just need a little help turning their idea into reality. Apply for the Cradle Investment Programme and Utilize Available Resources ; Learn how to apply for the Cradle Investment Programme and look for tips and suggestions in submitting a winning application by attending the Cradle Community Partner Workshop .

The team will be there to answer all your questions and help guide you through the processes involved in getting the funding to develop your idea into a prototype and a business plan.

Detail of the workshop is as follows:
Date : 17th of September 2005 (Saturday)
Time : 2.30 pm-5.30 pm (Registration at 2.00 pm)
Venue : Anggerik Room, Hotel Equatorial Kuala Lumpur,
Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Attire : Smart Casual
Fee : Free (Subsidised by Cradle Investment Programme for registered members)

Seats are limited, kindly R.S.V.P by 15th of September 2005 (Thursday) by email to tanina@cradle.com.my
Kindly, state your name and contact number.
Book early to reserve yourself a seat!

The next Community Partner Workshop event will be in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah on Friday 30th of September, at Magelan Sutera Harbour.
R.S.V.P by 28th of September 2005 (Wednesday) by email to tanina@cradle.com.my as per above.
Kindly inform your friends there who may be looking for funding.

Visit www.cradle.com.my for more information.

MIRC Global SME ICT 2005 Exhibition

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MDC Start Your Own Business Programme

MSC Technopreneurship & Leadership Centre (MSC-TLC) is recruiting for the 'Start Your Own Business in ICT' (SYOB) programme. MSC-TLC is offering any interested unemployed individuals to attend SYOB programme to learn and to get the relevant exposure in setting up your own business in ICT area.

Participants will be taught and later asked to submit their own Business Plan for MSC-TLC's evaluation. Should the Business Plan is attractive, feasible and viable, participants can also submit their idea for a RM50,000* Cradle Investment Programme conditional grant as a 'start-up fund' for their newly established business! (*subject to conditions, evaluation and approval)

We seek for your assistance to provide us the contact number of all IT or IT related Graduates for us to invite them into this programme. Attached below particulars of SYOB,

What Is SYOB?
Comprehensive proprietary programme implemented by Multimedia Development Corporation (MDC) Purposefully designed programme to build internal capabilities and retrain young unemployed Malaysian Information & Communications Technology (ICT)graduates.

Intended to help trainees create their own employment opportunities by providing them withknowledge, resources and step-by-step basics of starting a new venture and strategies to sustain its growth.

Aims to help trainees identify their hidden talents and nurture; and groom their innate skills to help them make that transition from unemployment to being as an employer and a technology entrepreneur.

Who Should Attend?
Malaysian ICT graduates.
Unemployed / Fresh graduate / Part-time or temporary employment.
Age below 35 years

What You Would Learn From The SYOB?
5-full day comprehensive residential workshop that combines the knowledge and teachings of entrepreneurship with the demands of starting-up ICT businesses. Course structure blends business tools and theories with practical lessons and approaches to help any would-be technopreneur to build successful ICTventures.
Provide trainees with an understanding of traits required of a technopreneur and discover these must-have qualities within the individual.

Modules covered by the SYOB Programme include:
i) Overview of the Malaysian ICT industry and understanding technopreneurship
ii) Assess trainees' personality and technopreneurial inclination
iii) Evaluate trainees' business ideas. How to determine the feasibility of the business idea?
iv) Learn basics of how to start-up your own business. What are the considerations in starting-up a new venture?
v) Business operations, business management, financial aspects and sales & marketing
vi) IT considerations for start-ups
vii) e-Commerce and Internet Business
viii) Receive advice and guidance from successful technopreneurs
ix) Where to seek guidance and assistance in building your business

How To Register?
To participate in the program, kindly contact/call us at the address below:
Multimedia Development Corporation
c/o DTE Consult Sdn Bhd
21-1, Jalan Setiawangsa 9
Taman Setiawangsa
54200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603-42560363
Fax: +603-42562166

Contact Person: Siti Hajar
Tel: +603-42560363 / +6019-3334777

or alternatively email Mr. Chandra or Miss Nancy from Technopreneur Campus.

Workshop Date: 24 - 29 September 2005
Workshop Venue: Melaka
Course Commitment Fee: RM200/per participant
(fee covers 5 days accommodation and meals, workshop handouts and administrative charges)

"5 days intensive course with valuable insights from leaders, entrepreneurs and financiers, with hotel accomodation, meals, notes and stuff.. all for RM 200 is a real good value deal available no where else!"