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7 December 2020, Shah Alam – The successful Jelajah Usahawan Digital Selangor is back, only this time, virtually. The Jelajah Usahawan Digital Selangor 2020: Virtual Series will be held via Zoom to comply with the Conditional Movement Control Order. 

The 4-in-1 course is designed to cater to entrepreneurs’ needs to balance their busy schedule while at the same time gaining a satisfactory outcome from digital learning. 

The course will feature Charles Gregory, CEO of Digital Marketing Consultancy Sdn Bhd. As president of the Digital Marketing Association of Malaysia, he has developed over 20 digital marketing courses and is also a multiple awards winner, having received the SME100 and SOBA awards.

In the upcoming sessions, he will speak about Generating Leads Using Google, Facebook Marketing and Live Commerce. A free consultation will be provided afterwards.

The course will be conducted in English. 

The virtual series of informative sessions will be held on Dec 9, 10 and 17. Those interested to participate in the programme can click on the link below: https://juds2020virtualseries.eventbrite.com

Selangor State Executive Councillor for Housing and Urban Well-being and Entrepreneur Development YB Rodziah Ismail will be officiating the event on Dec 9.

Jelajah Usahawan Digital Selangor is an initiative by the state government through Invest Selangor and the Selangor Information Technology and E-Commerce Council (SITEC) to aid traditional brick and mortar micro SMEs who want to venture into e-commerce.

An outreach programme, it converts the traditional classroom style e-commerce class to an on-site event and is a platform for local entrepreneurs to gain new knowledge related to digital businesses. 

The programme is organised to serve the underserved community, in line with the state government’s aim to upskill entrepreneurs, especially those in second-tier cities, with the necessary e-commerce and digitalisation skills for them to compete and be successful in the digital economy.

“Learn, unlearn, and relearn is the way forward to survive in the 21st century. It is also the same for businesses.

“Hence, mastering e-commerce and digitalisation is essential for a business’ success especially under the current Covid-19 pandemic,” said Chief Executive of SITEC, Yong Kai Ping. 

Since February, the programme has been held in Bangi, Klang and Ampang and received an overwhelming response with more than 600 participants.

Previously, the events were graced by Dato’ Menteri Besar Selangor YAB Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari, Selangor State Executive Councillor for Investment, Industry and Commerce and SME YB Dato’ Teng Chang Khim and ADUN Sungai Ramal YB Mazwan Johar.

Besides upskilling its SMEs and micro SMEs as well as exposing local communities to digitisation, organising the Jelajah Usahawan Digital in each district in Selangor also affords SITEC’s partners the opportunity to reach new merchants in different parts of Selangor.

At the same time, strong relationships can be formed among the local community, state government and industry players.