ICSB MALAYSIA NETWORKS (IMN) Enhancing Entrepreneurship for Humanity


Who Are We ?

We are an informal group of like-minded people who are happy to share information, knowledge and experience, for the advancement of entrepreneurship worldwide, thus contributing to the accelerated growth of MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) in Malaysia.

IMN is an “Associate” of ICSB (International Council for Small Business), at George Washington University, Washington DC (www.icsb.org).

Established in 1955, ICSB is a Professional Body for all individuals, universities and corporation & other organisations, promoting and enhancing entrepreneurship for the accelerated development of MSMEs in all parts of the world.

Prior to the formation of IMN, ICSB’s presence in Malaysia was represented  through ICSMEE Malaysia (till 31 December 2020)

Who are IMN members ?

Individual and Corporate  Members of  ICSB in Malaysia 

Knowledge Hubs of ICSB in Malaysia

Distinguished Individuals invited to join IMN

IMN Advisors

Prof Dato' Dr Ansary

Founding President / CEO of the Asia e University which is a collaborative effort of 31 Asian countries under the Asian Cooperative Dialogue.
Professor Dato’ Ansary was also awarded by Enterprise Asia the Most Promising Entrepreneur in recognition of Asia e University’s great success as start up in 2010

Tan Sri Abd Rahman Mamat

Holds Bachelor Degree in Economics (Universiti Malaya) and attended Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School, USA. Currently, Chairman of several Public Listed Companies and Government- Linked Companies. Also, Former Director-General, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Government of Malaysia.

Prof Dr Ayman El Tarabishy

President & CEO, ICSB, Washington DC, Professor & Deputy Chair, School of Management, George Washington University, Washington DC.

Wayne Lim

Group Managing Director & Editor, Malaysia SME Media Group.

Interim Organisation of IMN

Dr Zakaria Taib

Dr Shan Moorthi

IMN Secretariat
ICSB International
KHub Partner

Vission & Mission


To serve as a Professional Body for individuals and organizations promoting entrepreneurship and development of MSMEs.


To enhance entrepreneurship and MSMEs Development in  Malaysia by leveraging ICSB global knowledge & experience and ICSB  global networks.


On-Going Research

Encourage on-going research in the field of entrepreneurship and small business through cross-border collaboration

New Approach

Explore new approach and collaborative model to drive entrepreneurship to next level

A Learning Platform

A learning platform for students and new start-up, by exposing them to leading thinkers and practitioners all over the world.

Platform For Business

Platform for business owners, researchers, educators and policy makers to exchange ideas.

Collaborate With Institutions

Collaborate with institutions involved in promoting entrepreneurship

Platform For Cooperation

Platform for cooperation and dialogues with ICSB Chapters in neighboring countries.

Conferences & Events

Participation in international conferences & events to increase awareness in international best practices.

Advocate SMEs

Advocate the formation of small business as a mean for economic growth and human prosperity