NewZNew (Chandigarh) : The Entrepreneurship School, a unique educational institution, offering India’s first full time 1-year post-graduate level program in Entrepreneurship announcedtheir first batch of One year part-time Postgraduate Entrepreneurship Program for Executives (PEPX). Leading industry experts and passionate group of academicians and entrepreneurs will be training the young minds during the one- year course about the knowledge and expertise required to manage and scale-up their businesses. The program offers 360 degree benefitslike entrepreneur mentoring, technology, marketing, financing, legal support to budding entrepreneurs.
The program has students from 8 sectors which include internet technologies, automobile, construction, government to citizen services, telecom, medicine, genetic engineering and education. The participant have a rich mix of backgrounds such as early stage startups, product developers, marketing managers, doctors as well as dropouts.
Mr. SanjeevaShivesh, Co-founder and CEO, TES said, “This is an exciting period for entrepreneurship in India. The Prime Minister is motivating people by coining the term – Make in India. There are thousands of people bustling with ideas that can change the world, but there aren’t any avenues for them to systematically convert these ideas into a new business. That’s why The Entrepreneurship School was started. After the successful start of full-time Postgraduate Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) in 2014, we have launched the part-time PEPX course as we were approached by several working professionals to design a program that balances their work, life and educational needs.”
He added, “Our goal is to make TES the number 1 place for startups, founders and entrepreneurship. Going forward, we are starting a 3 year Graduate Entrepreneurship Program in July 2015 and a 1 year Program in Digital Marketing Entrepreneurship.”
Mr. Masroor Lodi, Cofounder and Director, TES said, “Our endeavour is to help the participants turn their ideas into a venture as well as build entrepreneurial competence. We have an exciting portfolio of new ventures getting incubated at TES. The PEPX students are working on some very big disruptive ideas. On average the PEPX batch has about 7 years of work experience in blue chips. They bring rich experience and maturity. Our job is to help them cross the entrepreneurial hump with a disciplined approach.”
The Program has attracted talented people from some top-notch corporations like Google, Accenture and Airtel. The fast track program has attracted a wide variety of budding entrepreneurs working is corporations, where they could take time off their busy schedules.