Entrepreneurship awareness program – 30th August 2017
Skill and Personality Development Programme Centre for SC / ST Students, NHCE in collaboration with the ED cell of NHCE of the department of management studies, organized an awareness program on entrepreneurship under the guidance and support of Dr.Sheelan Mishra (HOD) and faculty coordinators. Students from all the departments of NHCE attended the program.
NHCE was proud to welcome the representatives of AWAKE (Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Karnataka) Mrs. Jagadeshwari and Mrs. Vaibhavi, who were the guest speakers for the day. The event started off by signing the Memorandum of understanding between NHCE and AWAKE. The session was very interactive and imparted ample amount of knowledge on entrepreneurship. The duration of the guest lecture was one and a half hour.
The esteemed guests shared their life time incidents and experiences that led them to become a successful entrepreneur. The importance of AWAKE in their entrepreneurial endeavor was notable. Also, they inspired the students when they gave real life examples of women who took up entrepreneurship as a challenge and with the help of AWAKE have been successful in meeting up with their goals.
Insight on AWAKE:
- Established in 1983
- Works towards Empowerment of Women through Entrepreneurship development to improve their socio-economic condition
- Not for profit organization
- An ISO 9001 – 2008 accredited NGO
- Unique approach of “Entrepreneur guiding Entrepreneur”
- Individuals aspiring to be an entrepreneur
- Women Self Help Groups
- Non-Governmental Organizations
- Business counselling
- Entrepreneurship Awareness Program [EAP]
- Skill development program
- Business incubation
- Marketing support
- Management Development Program
- Credit referrals
- Research and Resource Centre
AWAKE takes care of the requirements to set up an enterprise starting from registration of the company until the smooth running of day to day activities. The students were also offered all the possible support for their entrepreneurial dreams to come true.
The various student queries on challenges, risk taking and motivation were very well answered. Overall it was a very enriching session. And the students got to know the various pros and cons of being an entrepreneur.