Quality Management System
The JBDC is Jamaica’s premier business development organisation and works collaboratively with government agencies, the private sector, and the academic and research communities. The organisation pursues development programmes and policies that foster development, sustainability, modernisation and growth in the MSME sector, an enabling business environment and cost-effective delivery of business development solutions to Micro, Small and Medium-size Enterprises (MSMEs) in Jamaica.
The JBDC Quality Management System comprises operations of the Head Office, 14 Camp Road, and the Incubator & Resource Centre (IRC), 76 Marcus Garvey Drive, Kingston, inclusive of the following core processes and other supporting processes:
Gift & Craft
From Concept To Market
JBDC uses an integrated and holistic approach to business development that takes entrepreneurs ‘From Concept to Market’.
Product Development & Market Access
We inspire innovative thinking and creation of authentic Jamaican products.
Business Strategy & Access to Finance
We encourage the right structure to achieve your goals.
MSME Ecosystem Monitoring
We research the sector to ensure you get the right solutions.
Approximately 53% of our clients are female, while 47% are male. As it relates to the industries to which clients are aligned, the top three industries are:
MANUFACTURERS OR PRODUCERS
FASHION & APPAREL
Other sectors represented are: agriculture, agro-processing, accommodation / food services, construction, transportation and warehousing, education, health care, among others.
What People Say About Us
We help you see the world differently, discover opportunities you may never have imagined and achieve results that bridge what is with what can be.
Sonia MoodiePORTLAND AUTHENTIC JERK
RUNNER-UP JBDC B.O.S.S LADY OF THE YEAR 2021
Tanya Powell-EdwardsTAYNA’S BODY CARE
Almando CoxRESOLVE IT
JBDC B.O.S.S MAN OF THE YEAR 2020
Leighton CampbellMOBILE EDGE SOLUTIONS
JBDC B.O.S.S MAN OF THE YEAR 2019
Carl SharpeCHOCOLLOR CHOCOLATE
JBDC B.O.S.S MAN OF THE YEAR 2021
Claudine Campbell-BryanSCENTRE YOURSELF
Dr. Elorine Turner-PryceEDEN JOY FOODS
Garry ParrishGARRY’S CONCEPT
Lashawndla Bailey MillerINZZPIRE 365
Our Highly Skilled Team
All Business Development Officers are certified Growth Wheel Business Advisors.
GrowthWheel is a visual toolbox and a cloud-based platform for advisors and entrepreneurs to collaborate and make businesses grow.
The visual tool helps to quickly identify the most important Focus Areas and define decisions and actions the business should be working on. Advisors just have to add their own expertise.
Every business needs a business advisor and every business advisor needs a platform for a productive relationship.
For business advisors, GrowthWheel becomes a language which supports a better dialogue with clients, helps avoid blind spots, and help advisors to advise with confidence.