Planning your business. Turning ideas into actionable steps.


It's 2015! The year for entrepreneurs! Pretty sure the new year resolution bug got you pumped up to scale up your business or kickstart that business ideas you've been scheming up on. Call us killjoy, but truth be told, an idea is just a thought if not complemented with an actionable plan. Join other start-ups and SME owners this January 27th, as we bring you expert to guide you planning your business.

Training objectives
At the end of this workshop, attendees should be able to:

  • understand why a business plan is important to start or expand a business

  • understand the right mindset and vision a business owner needs to possess

  • understand the importance of financial planning in business

  • have a real 2015 business plan that will lead to the goals set

  • take action to develop a real business plan and apply onto their respective business

Who should attend

  • Entrepreneurs & business owners
  • Newbies (In business)
  • Interested Parties

Topic outlines
  • Introduction to a business plan
  • A "Real" business plan
  • What's next?

Trainer: Sahar Sahad (Principal Franchise Consultant, Smart Franchise Partner Sdn Bhd)
He was admitted as a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) in 1999. He has graduated with a Bachelor of Degree in Accountancy (Hons.) from University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur in 1996. He started his career in the reputable Ernst & Young (Public Accountants) in 1997 before serves as Head of Group Internal Audit in OSK Securities Berhad (OSK), a Universal Stockbroking company and from 1999 to 2001. He joined APM Industries Holdings Bhd (APMI) as a Financial Controller before joined Prisma Gerimis Sdn Bhd an Investment Holding company in 2006 as a Senior Financial Analyst. He was involved in franchise industry back in the year of 2007 when Franchise Partner was established. He was appointed as CEO of Master Franchisee of BBQ Chicken brand from Korea back in 2008-2009. Currently he devoted his full passion & time to his own firm, Smart Franchise Partner Sdn Bhd to assist in establishing more franchise brand renown worldwide! Currently he had helped more than 100 brands for franchising & licensing in Malaysia.

When and where?

Date: 27th January 2015 (Tuesday)

Time: 7.30PM - 10.00PM

Venue: Dewan Mahkota, Level 5, Block B, Platinum Sentral, SME Corp Malaysia

[Google Map link: http://goo.gl/lYxFSU]

Event Agenda




Registration & mingle




Business plan workshop


Event concludes

Rise up to the occasion and plan ahead.

What’s RISE Workshop about?

RISE Workshop is a hands-on workshop where we’ll equip you with the necessary skill set to help you and your ventures grow. Each workshop features:

  • Technique sharing - Expert trainers that will share the best practices, skills and techniques that can be used to turn a good venture into a great one.

At RISE, we’d like to foster a culture of giving before receiving. Do you have an opportunity you would like to share? Post it up our Give & Take Board and let other attendees respond!

Tue Jan 27, 2015
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM MYT
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Dewan Mahkota, SME Corp Malaysia
Industry Players (Angel Investors, VC's and etc) FULL
Start-Up Community FULL
General Public FULL
Venue Address
Level 5, Block B, SME Corp. Malaysia Platinum Sentral, Jalan Stesen Sentral 2 Kuala Lumpur Sentral , Kuala Lumpur 50470 Malaysia Malaysia