IIM Udaipur has announced applications for the Management Development Program for Women Entrepreneurs, 2016. The program takes place over four weeks at the IIM Udaipur campus and is organized by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship of IIMU.
The objective of the program is to encourage, empower and educate potential women entrepreneurs to create their own business or social enterprise and to help established entrepreneurs to grow their existing enterprises. The program is specifically designed to enable current and aspiring women entrepreneurs to identify viable business opportunities and to develop feasible and sustainable plans. The program will be conducted by IIMU faculty and external experts from various fields.
The program has sessions covering all areas of practical relevance to entrepreneurs including:
• Entrepreneurial Mindset
• Business Planning & Strategy
• Sales & Marketing
• Product Management
• Operations and Supply Chain Management
• Accounting & Finance
• Budgeting & Costing
• Managing People
• Business Law
• Communication & Negotiation
This will be supplemented with site visits as well as interaction with successful women entrepreneurs and a panel discussion on entrepreneurship.
All participants who attend a minimum of 90% of the scheduled classroom sessions will have the opportunity to present their Business Plan in class and submit a written Business Plan. Those participants will receive a certificate of completion of the program from IIMU.
The presentations will be made to a panel of experts who shall evaluate them and may ask questions, seek clarifications and give feedback at the time of presentation. The written business plans will not be evaluated nor returned; however, feedback shall be provided when specifically asked for.
The participants will also have the opportunity to take part in an Alumni meet where they can interact with other alumni of this program. This will facilitate networking with entrepreneur sisters and help them gain valuable practical insights.
The program fee covers all program activities, materials, refreshments and lunch on all program days. The residential fee includes a single room accommodation in the new IIMU hostel block on campus with breakfast and dinner during the program.
Participants Non-residential Residential
From Rajasthan Rs. 20,000 Rs. 30,000
From other states Rs. 25,000 Rs. 35,000
Kindly note that the applicable service tax will be charged in addition to the fee. Please also note that the program fee must be received at the Indian Institute of Management Udaipur before the program commencement date.
Scholarships of up to 75% of the fee are available to a few candidates from Rajasthan. Applicants must apply separately for this scholarship with a document (maximum of 500 words) detailing justifications for seeking the scholarship.
• Online application form
• Current/future business plan
• Telephonic interview
The deadline for submitting applications is March 25th, 2016.
The MDPWE (Management Development Program Women Entrepreneurs) takes place from April 18th to May 12th 2016.
Source – Jay Kumar Savita, City Journalist, Udaipur, Collegedekho.com