PRESS RELEASE February 24, 2011
Entrepreneurship Empowerment Program
At EDI, Ahmedabad. 11‐12 and 18‐19 Dec. 2010
At MEFGI, we like to keep up with trends in Management Educations. In an attempt to give
more exposure and learning PGDM 1st
year students had a workshop on Entrepreneurship
Empowerment Program. In total 30 students had participated in the workshop. It was 4
days workshop with a perfect blend of Industry interaction and theoretical understanding.
Workshop was conducted at Ahmadabad by EDI and Yuvak Vikas Trust. Full Workshop was
divided in 2 parts.
First day of the part I of the program was on 11th
Dec 2010 and the program was
inaugurated the chief manager of State Bank of India. Day 1 had introductory sessions on
Entrepreneurship and profile of a successful entrepreneur. It also had included interaction
with very young and dynamic entrepreneur.
Second day of the part I of the program also saw many experts on Entrepreneurship. Pre-
lunch session emphasized on how to look for business opportunities. And post- lunch
session gave a detailed understanding of how to prepare project report. It also gave tools
and techniques like technical analysis and feasibility analysis for the aspiring entrepreneurs.
At the end of part – I all the participants were divided in 4 groups and were given real life
case study. 2 groups had to play a role of banker and two groups as entrepreneurs. This
exercise gave a real life experience to the participants. A week time was given to all to
prepare them and on 18th
Dec 2010, the case was enacted.
Part – II of the program also saw lot of interaction with successful entrepreneurs and
technical aspects of empowering entrepreneur. Financial analysis and investment appraisal
techniques very explained to the participants. And on the final day there was an interactive
session with Bankers.
Dr. S. Chinnam Reddy
Dean, Faculty of Business Management