Indore, September 18, 2012: National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) in association with Acropolis Institute of Technology & Research (AITR) organized a two day ‘Student Leadership Workshop’ at AITR Campus.
The session was attended by shortlisted students from leading educational institutions in Indore. Students learnt how to start and run and ‘Entrepreneurship cell’ on campus. They were exposed to various areas of leadership including – how to manage teams, how to create a successful entrepreneurial ecosystem on campus, generating business ideas from current problems and organizing events. A part of series of 10 workshops being run all across India, this session aims at equipping high performing students with essential skills to establish entrepreneurship programmes on campus.
The session was led by Ms. Vishnu Priya, Manager Consulting and co-led by Ms. Marlina Ramchandran, Consultant, NEN, MP& Gujarat.
The non-profit National Entrepreneurship Network was established in 2003 with a mission to create and support high-growth entrepreneurs, driving job-creation and economic growth. Today, NEN represents the largest, most vibrant community of India’s new and future entrepreneurs. The membership comprises more than 540 top-tier academic institutes across India, a motivated pool of over 1180 entrepreneurship faculty members, over 400 student Entrepreneurship Cells that count more than 80,000 members, and thousands of NEN Alumni, now coming together to launch NEN E-Clubs. NEN was initiated by the Wadhwani Foundation, and co-founded by IIT Bombay; IIM Ahmedabad; BITS, Pilani; SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai; and the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology, Bangalore. E Week is fully supported by the Wadhwani Foundation.
About Wadhwani Foundationhttp://www.wadhwani-foundation.org
Launched in 2000, the Wadhwani Foundation is the philanthropic foundation of Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Symphony Technology Group. Our mission is to accelerate economic growth in India and other emerging economies by launching and supporting high-impact initiatives at national scale in entrepreneurship, innovation, and targeted job creation. The Foundation’s first major initiative is the National Entrepreneurship Network. The Foundation recently launched 3 non-profit initiatives: the Wadhwani Foundation-Opportunity Network for Disabled; the Wadhwani Research Centre in Biosciences and Bioengineering and the Wadhwani Next Generation Employment College Initiative in addition to promoting collaborative economic growth policy for which it has funded the first Indo-US Chair at the Center for Strategic Washington DC and a companion policy program at ICRIER.