SME Toolkit aims to lead small and medium businesses towards more sustainable practices and enable them to access finance and new markets by providing comprehensive business management solutions.
SME Toolkit aims to lead small and medium businesses towards more sustainable practices and enable them to access finance and new markets by providing comprehensive business management solutions. This includes over 5,000 free business forms, tools, and how-to-articles, as well as a global business directory, multilingual community forums, and a host of other interactive features.
SME Toolkit – Bahrain is an initiative of Ministry of Industry & Commerce supported by Bahrain Development Bank, Tamkeen, Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry and in partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC) to facilitate the growth of small and medium enterprises. SME’s can use the latest communication and multimedia tools in the SME Toolkit to adopt sustainable management practices resulting in increased production, improved quality and capacity, better productivity, and opportunities to enter the regional and international markets as well as supporting the commercial consultancy services of the enterprises.
The Bahrain SME toolkit is a self-learning and information portal available free of charge to SME’s and to provide them with easily accessible and adequate information at one place along with technologically advanced tools & globally relevant knowledge content on how to expand businesses while filling the gaps in the existing services.
SME’S CAN USE THE LATEST COMMUNICATION AND MULTIMEDIA TOOLS IN THE SME TOOLKIT TO ADOPT SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES RESULTING IN INCREASED PRODUCTION, IMPROVED QUALITY AND CAPACITY, BETTER PRODUCTIVITY, AND OPPORTUNITIES TO ENTER THE REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MARKETS…
SME Toolkit core content includes global and localized topics on accounting & finance, human resources, international business, legal & insurance, marketing & sales, operations, exporting and technology, as well as the e-Learning section.
The local content of the SME Toolkit includes guides on starting and registering a new business, regulatory information, schemes of assistance, investment opportunities, mentoring & export advice, business directories, market and trade statistics, tender information & buy-sell bulletin boards amongst other business related information that will complement the globally relevant learning content and tools on various aspects of running a business.
Bahrain SME Toolkit also promotes local SME success stories which can encourage other entrepreneurs. Registration in the Business Directory is free of charge and the registered units can access premium content as well as gain access to the global network of small businesses.
Discover SME Toolkit Portal by visiting our website: www.bahrain.smetoolkit.org and register online to access premium content.
By: MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY & COMMERCE
This is also available in Arabic if you'd like.