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Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr Nigel Clarke, says the newly tabled Customs Act is an effort to bring Jamaica's customs procedures into the modern era.

The Government is in discussions with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for the provision of technical support in building Jamaica’s capacity to commercialise research done by local tertiary institutions.

Finance and the Public Service Minister, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, said that the move is aimed at facilitating innovation in driving entrepreneurship.

The government is injecting well over $1 billion into the economy to encourage entrepreneurs to utilise the product of local research, Minister of Finance and the Public Service Dr Nigel Clarke said Wednesday.

“Me always used to always sell things enuh,” exclaimed Candice Gordon, founder of Shevielle, who was inspired by her interest to grow her hair. As such, with help from her sister, they began research on natural products for hair and skincare. With an entrepreneurial eye, Gordon bounced ideas off her sister.

The new Micro-credit bill, which was tabled in Parliament in…, came under serious attack from opposition spokesman on finance, Mark Golding, and the microcredit community at last Wednesday night's Mayberry Monthly Investor Forum.

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Fayval Williams says research is indicating that by 2020, 30 per cent of all day-to-day businesses will implement artificial intelligence as a part of their digital transformation strategy.

Artificial intelligence refers to the area of computer science that emphasises the creation of intelligent machines that work and react like humans.

Director of the Professional Services Unit of the University of the West Indies Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM), Dr William Lawrence, says it is going to take a collective effort from the Government and the private sector to lead digital transformation towards Vision 2030 Jamaica.

 

We are pleased to advise that the following MSBM Graduate Programmes are included in the Eduniversal  Best Masters & MBA Ranking 2019:

 

Leader of Opposition and president of the People's National Party (PNP) Dr Peter Phillips has proposed the creation of a national strategic plan, involving both private and public sector commitments and targets, to ensure that Jamaica reaps full benefits from digital transformation.

Now in its tenth year, the MSBM Roundtable has the distinction of being, arguably, the most highly anticipated, calendar event at which senior Caribbean public and private sector leaders meet to find solutions for their most pressing problem by engaging international experts and academia in meaningful dialogue.

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