ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

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Vision

Creation of first generation entrepreneurs with rigorous and free environment where budding entrepreneurs can pursue training, high-end education, and mentorship in order to be a successful Entrepreneur to produce effective businesses by marshaling the resources of Dr.MGR University and the surrounding community and motivate them how to succeed, grow, and thrive.

 

Mission

Promoting “Job seekers” into “Job Creators”

Objective

Entrepreneurship is a mindset that can be developed by any professionals who aspires to become an employer. The increasing demand and recognition for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for ensuring the welfare of the society and economic growth have motivated this great leap forward to promote the Entrepreneurship Development Cell. With proper education, Entrepreneurship can be inculcated into the minds of young professionals. Thus this Cell aims to foster Techno-entrepreneurship more systematically and comprehensively with a focus on incubating in all ventures through technology interventions. The idea behind is to promote and develop high-end entrepreneurship and assist budding entrepreneurs to incubate their technology venture. The following are the major objectives of our EDP Cell.

  • Fostering the entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Creation of Technology Based incubatee on continuous basis.

  • Facilitating Transfer of Technology.

  • Encouraging entrepreneurs to promote Small & Medium Enterprises.

  • Commercialization of R&D products and processes.

  • Facilitating specialized services such as Patenting, Copyright, arrangement of Venture Capital.

  • Helping towards marketing of Products & Processes

With this mindset our university is conducting several courses related to Entrepreneurship development.  Aspiring Entrepreneurs can study the following entrepreneurship courses as University Electives offered by Department of Management Studies.

  • Micro & Macro Organization Behavior

  • Operations Research

  • Frame work of Business plan

  • Supply chain Management

  • Strategic Management

  • Human Recourse Management

  • Social Entrepreneurship

  • Micro Finance

  • Micro Enterprise Development & Management

  • Disaster Management

  • Project Management

  • Accounting and Financial Management

  • Business Economics and International Trade

Useful Govt. Links

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

http://ediindia.ac.in

MSME Development Institute Government of India – Chennai

www.msmedi-chennai.gov.in

MSME Development Institute –New Delhi

www.msmedinewdelhi.gov.in

MSME Online

www.msmeonline.tn.gov.in

MSME Testing Centre - Chennai

www.msmetc.com

Six Sigma DMAIC Training Centre

www.sixsigmamsmedi.in

Development Commissioner(MSME)

www.dcmsme.gov.in

Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

www.msme.gov.in

Entrepreneurship  development institute , Government of TamilNadu, Chennai

http://www.editn.in/

Now entrepreneurship career is gradually picking up in India, Some of the institutions are conducting Management Courses in India for Aspiring Entrepreneurs which listed below:

  • Entrepreneurship Development of India (EDI), Ahmadabad

  • Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore

  • Management Development Institute, Gurgaon

  • National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), New Delhi

  • FICCI, New Delhi

  • Small Industries Service Institute, New Delhi

  • National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development, New Delhi

  • ASEED and Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), New Delhi.

Entrepreneurship Development Programs conducted:

S.No

Year

Event / Course Name

Description of Activity

Speaker Name  With Designation and Industry Name

1

2010

E WEEK 2010 - Be an Entrepreneur for a Day.

Entrepreneurship Week - A week of activities to popularize the concept of entrepreneurship

1) Raj Shankar - CEO, Ichiban Consulting  2)Harihara Subramanian - MD - Mayura Automation Pvt Ltd

2

Strategies to build an E CELL

Team Meeting

Mrs.Sangeetha,E Cell Faculty

3

Membership Drive

Talks in all Departments

Ms. Sridevi, E Cell Faculty

4

Faculty Meet on teaching Skills

Talks in all Departments

Mrs. Sangeetha, E Cell Faculty

5

CURTAIN RAISER

Introduction of the topic to students

Ms. Vishnu Priya, NEN Consultant

6

KICK START ARIZON

Meeting Entrepreneurs

Mr. Selvam Raja, IP Consultant

7

Workshop on “Idea Generation and opportunity Evaluation”

Workshop for Engineering students

Prof. Dr. RamaVaidyanathan

8

2011

IDEAS FOR INDIA

Competitions on Technopreneurship

1) Mr. Naresh Gupta, Former Chief Electoral Officer of Tamil Nadu 2) Mr. Shashank Rajurkar 3) Ms. Thenmozhi Shanmugam, Manager, Rural Technology Business Incubator, IIT Madras

9

Workshop on “Idea Generation and opportunity Evaluation”

Workshop for MBA students

Prof. Dr. RamaVaidyanathan

10

Hosts for Mentor Session

Workshop for Mentors for Entrepreneurs

 

11

2012

6 Days Certificate curse in Entrepreneurship

Experiential learning Course

Prof. Dr. RamaVaidyanathan

12

E WEEK - INVENT THE FUTURE

1) Green Walk - Campaign to popularize the concept of Green Entrepreneurship 2) Business idea competition 3) Be an entrepreneur for a day

1) Dr.V.Sumantran, Vice President, Ashok Leyland 2) P. Dev Anand, Director Chempure Technologies 3) Mr. Raghunathan, Solkar Engineering

13

Faculty workshop on Business Models and Plans

Workshop for Faculty in Chennai

1) Raj Bhat 2) Mrs. Vasanthi Venugopal, NEN

14

Talk on LEADERSHIP

Talks to core committee  members

Prof. Dr. RamaVaidyanathan

15

Speak to an Entrepreneur

Meeting Entrepreneurs

Mr. K. K. Tamilarasan, Entrepreneur, "My Story"

16

Workshop on Idea Generation

Workshop with I year students

Prof. Dr. RamaVaidyanathan and Mr. Vijay Samuel

17

Workshop on Automotive Engineering

Skill generation workshop

Mr. Paramjeet Gill, Paramtek Technologies

18

Introduction to an Entrepreneurship

Introductory talk

Prof. Dr. RamaVaidyanathan

19

2013

Workshop on Entrepreneurship Skills

Workshop for I year students

1) Mr. S. P. Vijayraghavan, VIT University, chennai 2) Mrs. Swathika, VIT University, Chennai 3) Dr. Rosy, MOP Vaishnav 4) Mrs. Mangalam Balasubramaniam, Social Entrepreneur and Trustee, Exnora Green Pammal 5) Mr. Rahul Vijaykumar from Dream.in 3) Dr. Rama Vaidyanathan

20

Spreading the spirit of Entrepreneurship at Schools

Workshop (50 rupee exercise)

Prof. Dr. RamaVaidyanathan and Mr. J. Arun kumar

21

E WEEK 2013 - INNOVATE FOR INDIA - BE AN ENTREPRENEUR FOR A DAY

Experiential learning

1) Dr. R. Mahadevan, Director, India Pistons Ltd 2) Mr. Kirubashankar, Entrepreneur 3) Mr. Gowri Shankar, Director, Take Solutions

22

Workshop on Strategic Planning – Identifying Vision and Mission of your Entrepreneurial Venture

Workshop for core committee students

Prof. Dr. RamaVaidyanathan

23

Talk to and Entrepreneur and Workshop on idea Generation

Talk and workshop with  2nd and 3rd year of Phase I, Phase II and Thai Mookambigai Polytechnic College

Mr. Sameer Bharat Ram, M D Brand muni Consulting and A workshop was conducted by Asst. Prof. Arun Kumar

24

Talk to and Entrepreneur and Workshop on idea Generation

Talk and workshop with B.Tech. 3rd year of Phase II

Mr. Bharat T. Rameash, Director , You $ I Digital and A workshop was conducted by Asst. Prof. Arun Kumar

25

An eye opener on entrepreneurship

encouraging the entrepreneurial mindset among student of the polytechnic college

Prof. Dr. RamaVaidyanathan, Asst. Prof. Arun Kumar and Asst Prof Vijaya

26

Workshop on Innovation to incubation

Encourage innovative thinking

Dr. Rama Vaidyanathan, Prof. Vijayaraghavan, VIT Chennai AND Dr. K.Subramaniam, CEO Powergear Pvt. Ltd.

27

Faculty Development Program

Academic Staff College of the University to encourage innovative thinking among faculty

Dr. Uma Rajaram, Dean Engg. & Tech. Dr. Rama Vaidyanathan, Prof. Ganesan and Asst Prof. Arun Kumar

28

Workshop on Innovation to incubation

Focused on design thinking methods and students made prototypes of students ideas

Dr. Rama Vaidyanathan and Prof. Vijayaraghavan, VIT Chennai

29

Design thinking workshop

Students designed prototypes for their innovative ideas

Dr. Rama Vaidyanathan

30

Session of meeting entrepreneurs

Students learnt about the various innovative products of Mr. Kannan and how he succeeded in his efforts. 

Mr. Kannan, CEO Fractal Foundation

31

E Leader workshop

Five E Leaders of our University attended the E Leader workshop

Ms. Vishnu Priya, NEN Consultant

32

An eye opener on entrepreneurship

Nine E Cell students of our University attended the half day workshop organized at VIT University

Mr. Vijayanand, Founder and CEO of the Startup Centre.