Consulting and Entrepreneurship Club of IIM Raipur acted as the host partner for ‘TATA First Dot Powered by NEN’ held on 24 November 2012. The one-day workshop focused on the successful progression of idea into a business model which can evolve into a fruitful venture. It was open to student entrepreneurs and was targeted to be beneficial to those who have already developed an idea. This workshop also served as a precursor to the participants for entry into the Pan-India Competition held by TATA First Dot. The top 30 entrepreneurs from the competition would be mentored by NEN.
The workshop was held by Dr. Radhika Meenakshi Shankar, Founder, Wise Owl Consultancy and Kalpana Sinha, Senior Consultant, NEN. Dr. Shankar guided the participants regarding how to develop their ideas by using different frameworks, business models and writing an effective business plan for successful pitching to the various stakeholders in the project.
Dr. Sanjeev Prashar, Professor, IIM Raipur, said “IIM Raipur with NEN will continuously work towards guiding students in preparing the B-Plans for their start-ups and providing them the necessary mentoring.”
Students from IIM Raipur, IIT BHU, NIT Raipur, Disha College of Management, Future Institute of Engineering Technology, CAHCET, Centre for Modelling and Simulation and DIMAT participated in this event.