The Centre for Entrepreneur Development and Research (CEDAR) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the SME Bank. Established in early 2013, its mission is focused on capacity building and capability development of the Malaysian entrepreneurs towards sustaining their business growth in support of the National Economic Agenda.

Today, the SME Bank stands as the only Malaysian bank with an outfit like CEDAR, that focuses on continuous development of entrepreneurs in ensuring growth and sustainability through its various forms of intervention services which include research-based counseling, business coaching, fund-based facilitation, outcome-based mentoring and business intervention.

Our Unique Selling Propositions
Personalised Coaching & Mentoring
Personalised Coaching & Mentoring
Outcome Based Programmes
Outcome-Based Programmes
Market-based Training Technology
Market-based Training Methodology
Strong Research Orientation
Strong Research Orientation
Our strength and experiences in entrepreneur development and research have attracted various government agencies, government-linked companies as well as a large number of private corporations and non-profit organisations involved in SME development to foster strategic collaboration with CEDAR.

Government Agencies

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Non-Governmental Organisations

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Government-Linked Company (GLC) & Government-Linked Investment Companies (GLICs)

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Higher Learning Institutions