Qatar Development Bank’s SME Rating and Accreditation program provides guidance to enterprises on how to improve and develop their businesses. It is an independent, third-party validation and accreditation service that provides Qatari SMEs with subsidized, professional consultancy services. The purpose of the program is to:
- Foster business partnerships between local SMEs and local buyer contractors
- Institute a robust model for the SME Rating and Accreditation system to enhance access to finance for SMEs and strengthen business credentials for registration and pre-qualification with large buyers
- Deploy a credible framework to assess and evaluate SMEs intending to execute government, semi-government and private entity contracts
- Assist local SMEs in developing and enhancing their existing business to achieve sustainability and competitiveness to improve their business
For additional information, please see the program homepage.