Entrepreneurship in today’s world is complex and diverse because of technology and its ability to spread ideas and information quickly with ever-growing efficiency and capabilities. This particular course begins with the foundation of the entrepreneurial mindset and attitude to enable our students to overcome and win through various challenges, identify opportunity and forge ahead, whether they choose employment or venture creation.
If you believe that you can make one corner of the world a better place with your idea, whether it’s a product or service, sign up for the Foundation Course in Entrepreneurship.
Highlights of the course
Learn from the corporate trainers and faculty of renowned universities
Learn from real-world examples & case studies
Access to webinars from industry experts
Access to Angel Investors and VCs
Legal and Technical mentorship
What will you learn?
We would handhold aspiring entrepreneurs in exploring the start-up journey – right from ideation to commercialization enabling access to the essential tools at various stages of starting up. This would be achieved through appropriate partnerships with various Government and corporate organisations, academic institutions and incubation centres. We would walk the path with the founding team till the start-up is up and running.
How will it help you?
The process will be simplified and aspiring entrepreneurs will be handheld until they start their start-up journey. Students will be given various incentives and will also be given funding support throughout. There will be Industry-Academia partnership and Incubation.
- Entrepreneurial Mindset & Basics of Entrepreneurship
- The Entrepreneurial Journey
- Business Environment & Context
- Business Models
- Product Development
- Early Marketing and Sales for Start-ups
- Basics of Finance & Funding
- Organisational Culture, Governance & Hiring
- Investor Pitch
Know Your Program Advisor
Mr. Sarin is currently an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at Flame University. Prior to it, he was Head of the IDEAS Program at IIT Bombay which is a series of initiatives to promote and support entrepreneurship at IIT Bombay, strengthening the ecosystem to provide the support at each stage of entrepreneurial journey, from Ideation to Startup. Formerly, he has worked in Reliance as the General Manager of Business Development, the CEO, President and Co-Founder of Banyan Environmental and was a Fellow at Startup Leadership Program.
Raj Bhat is currently an Advisor at IIT Mandi Catalyst. He worked full-time as the Practise Head – Entrepreneurship Education at Wadhwani Foundation. He was the Chief Mentor at National Entrepreneurship Network which is a Wadhwani Foundation Initiative works with over 500+ Institutions across India impacting over 100 K students on the campus. The Mentoring initiative is to reach out to Startup and Early Stage Entrepreneurs who can benefit from the help and guidance that the Mentoring Platform will provide.
Dr. N. Aparna Rao
Dr. Rao is an Associate Professor at Narsee Monji Institute of Management studies. She is the Program Anchor at the Women in Entrepreneurship program which has now grown as the School of Entrepreneurship. She has also worked as the Senior Project Manager at IITB and also was a Visiting Faculty at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management.
Sukanya Dikshit is an innovator inclined to help social and environmental issues. She has founded and led several ventures previously into Travel, Cleantech, Healthtech, and Edtech domains building great teams and understanding the nuances of Venture development along the way. She is also an expert at scientific writing and has successfully secured several awards and accolades for her scientific writing acumen. A liberal at heart, she wants to build awareness and bust myths around pre-conceived notions of Feminity, women entrepreneurship, and women in STEM.
Dr. Goritiyal has worked full-time at Vivekanand Business School as their Finance Faculty and Associate Dean. She was also an Assistant Professor at Vivekanand Institute of Management Studies and Research. She is an Academician, an Innovation Ambassador, a Trainer, a Mentor, Senior Faculty Incharge – National Innovation and Startup Policy and a Nodal Officer for ARIIA Ranking.