The Development and Promotion of Industry Clusters are identified as a major strategy under the Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016 in helping achieve its vision of a globally-competitive and innovative industry and services sector that contributes significantly to inclusive growth and employment generation. It supports the President’s social contract particularly in the creation of conditions conducive to the growth and competitiveness of private business, big, medium and small.
Catalyzing SME’s Potential to grow,compete and excel
SHARED SERVICE FACILITIES MSME Development (MSMED) is a key strategy to achieve the government’s goal of inclusive growth and jobs generation. The 2013 General Appropriations Act (GAA) has earmarked funds under the budget of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to implement its “Big Push” for MSME development. A major […]
BAGWIS AWARDS The DTI-Bagwis Program gives due recognition to establishments that uphold the rights of consumers while practicing responsible business where consumers get the best value for money. The program also encourages the setting up of Consumer Welfare Desks (CWDs) or an equivalent customer relations office inside the mall that will provide information […]
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The Mentor Me Program aims to help MSMEs scale up their businesses thru the weekly coaching and mentoring by business owners and practitioners on different functional areas of entrepreneurship. This will be held in Negosyo Centers nationwide.
One Town, One Product (OTOP) Philippines is a priority stimulus program for Micro and Small and Medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs) as government’s customized intervention to drive inclusive local economic growth. The program enables localities and communities to determine, develop, support, and promote products or services rooted in its local culture and competitive […]
SMERA is a management training program for would-be entrepreneurs, SME owners, and managers of micro and small to medium-sized businesses. This initiative is meant to provide a continuous learning program for entrepreneurs to help them better set up and step up their operations and improve their competitiveness, thereby facilitating easier access to domestic and international markets.