Start Your Business Program

S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research
In Mumbai

Rs 60,000
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  • Course
  • Inhouse
  • Mumbai

The SYB program aims at providing a direction to budding entrepreneurs who intend to take up this challenging task and start a new business.
Suitable for: Who is the program for? This program is for you if you. Are a graduate. Aspire to become an entrepreneur. Have a business idea. Have fire in your belly. Entrepreneurs in the early stages of setting up their venture will also find this program very useful for writing their business plan. The Start Your Business Program can also help graduating students to get a head start in a new business venture.

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S.P.Jain Institute of Management & Research, Munshi Nagar, Dadabhai Road, Andheri West, 400058, Maharashtra, India
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· Requirements

Minimum qualification: Graduate

Course programme

Starting a small business and making it a success requires hard work, focus and commitment. Start Your Business (SYB) is the first program of its kind; it polishes your potential for satisfaction and success as an entrepreneur.

Ideas and money are not constraints - having the know-how to start a sustainable business is. In the words of Prof Suresh Rao, Start Your Business (SYB) Program Coordinator, and Chairperson, Center for Entrepreneurship at S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), "We believe there is an unmet need among potential entrepreneurs in India for learning how to start and grow a business profitably and this entrepreneurship course would serve that need."

The Centre for Entrepreneurship at SPJIMR has designed a course for budding entrepreneurs who have the passion and willingness to start his/her own venture.

-What is the Start Your Business Program?

Start Your Business Program is an entrepreneurial education program that serves the needs of budding entrepreneurs who have a business idea and are keen to convert it into a sustainable business. This program will assist you in acquiring the knowledge, skills and attitude for realizing your dream of becoming a successful entrepreneur. You get an opportunity to network with entrepreneurs, venture capitalists , marketers, service providers and others from the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

-Program Modules:

Module I : Understanding the mindset of an entrepreneur, Duration 3 weekends

1 Workshop on identifying yourself as an entrepreneur
2 Leadership and team building for a new venture/ Handling uncertainty
3 What does it take to run an entrepreneurial venture/ Interactions with successful entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists

Module II : Developing your your business idea to an opportunity, Duration 4 weekends

1 Understanding business trends impacting the business opportunities/ Assessing attractiveness of your business idea
2 Evolving the value proposition to the identified customer segment/ Making the business model work/ Identifying critical success factors for sustaining the business/ Insights from entrepreneurs, marketers and investors
3 Feedback on participant's identification of business opportunity/ Guidance from marketers
4 Presentation of participants' identification of business opportunity

Module III : Managing the start-up, Duration 5 weekends

1 Setting business goals and strategy for the new business venture
2 Learning cost structure, cash flow and company financials
3 Operationalizing the start-up business | steps for starting a business
4 Statutory requirements for starting a new venture/ Bootstrapping, raising money
5 Negotiating and communication skills/ sourcing key staff

Module IV : Developing an actionable business plan, Duration 5 weekends

1 Outline of a business plan/ Business plan : Entrepreneurs perspective/ Business plan : Venture Capitalist 's perspective
2 Break even/ Enterprise Valuation/ Financial Projections /Term sheet
3 Developing the marketing plan for your business venture
4 Operationalizing the business plan/ Getting the business plan elements together
5 Presentation of business plan before executives from Financial Institutions, VCs, entrepreneurs and mentorsVCs, entrepreneurs and mentors.

Additional information

Payment options: What are the program fees? * You need to pay Rs.60,000/- as the program fee (please note: fee does not include accommodation charges) Enrolling Your Partner For SYB (optional) * Your Partner should be a co-founder of the new venture. If he/she wishes to enroll, the program fee applicable for him/her is Rs.40,000/ Please note: This fee does not include course material. The partners will be issued joint certificate of participation.

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