• To lead in the promotion and dissemination of productivity related information and issues;
  • To establish an information and reference centre for productivity indices for the country and for management systems and case studies;
  • To generate local expertise in the field of productivity, quality, management and entrepreneurship;
  • To advise on and coordinate the implementation of programmes and activities related to productivity and quality;
  • To assess and certify supervisory and management training programmes, entrepreneurship programmes and productivity and quality management programmes conducted by the private sector for the public;
  • To report annually to the Minister on the progress and problems of raising productivity in commerce and industry and to make recommendations on the manner in which such problems may be dealt with.