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World Zarathushti Chamber of Commerce Profile Presentation

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Wzcc presentation 5 10-10

  1. 1. <ul><li>To facilitate, encourage and promote the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst Zarathushtis </li></ul><ul><li>To promote the high standards and practices of Zarathushti businesses worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>To prepare statistics regarding Zarathushti business and professional enterprises worldwide. </li></ul><ul><li>To promote co-operation and networking for Zarathushti businesses and professionals on a global level </li></ul><ul><li>To disseminate knowledge and information and encourage research in business, trade profession and industry </li></ul>Objectives
  2. 2. Structure <ul><li>WZCC was launched on December 29, 2000 as part of the legacy project of the Seventh World Zoroastrian Congress. It operates within the framework and objects of its Charter, with its headquarters in Chicago USA </li></ul><ul><li>WZCC is an global organization where each Chapter is equal and paves its own path to meet the objectives of the parent organization. </li></ul><ul><li>WZCC - India is registered in Mumbai, India, as a society registered under the Societies Registration Act and the Bombay Public Trust Act. </li></ul><ul><li>WZCC presently has Chapters in 20 cities across the world </li></ul>
  3. 3. WZCC Worldwide Chapters
  4. 4. <ul><li>Zchamber the mailing list for interaction with members across the world – [email_address] . </li></ul><ul><li>SynergyZ is the official organ of the WZCC and is being produced and distributed by Dubai Chapter as an eMagazine </li></ul><ul><li>The Australia Chapter co-ordinates and manages the Annual Entrepreneurship recognition programme </li></ul><ul><li>WZCC worldwide website is daily updated with International content & maintained by Mumbai Chapter. </li></ul>Achievements ..
  5. 5. Samples of Programs Done…. (2009-1H2010) <ul><li>Seminar on &quot;Increasing marketing and presentation skills of IT companies for market access&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Session on Blogging & Tweeting </li></ul><ul><li>Finance and Financing for Entrepreneurs </li></ul><ul><li>Business Valuation Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Developing your Business Plan—Training </li></ul><ul><li>Networking Meeting- 5 members made ppt on what skills helped them in their own businesses &challenges they faced. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>“ Influencing your way to Success”—Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Zoroastrian Stimulus Plan: Job Search & Career Counselling Service </li></ul><ul><li>Special MicroFinance Scheme for Entrepreneurs-ZCBL </li></ul><ul><li>Training at Entrepreneurship Development Institute Ahmedabad </li></ul><ul><li>All-India Business Plan Contest </li></ul><ul><li>AND Formation of the Youth Wing </li></ul>And Some More sample….
  7. 7. Useful Alliances <ul><li>WZCC has alliance arrangements with: </li></ul><ul><li>Indian Merchants Chamber—highly reputed business </li></ul><ul><li>organisation in Western Rregion </li></ul><ul><li>Cluster Pulse---core activity is developing cluster initiatives for enormous business benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Bombay Management Association----excellent forum for sharing, learning and enhancing Managerial Competence </li></ul><ul><li>TiE—the largest group for fostering entrepreneurship by educating, mentoring and networking.. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Youth Wing <ul><li>Its an exciting addition </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Wing is a subsidiary, independently-allied front of WZCC organization that is formed in order to rally support and allegiance for its campaigns from members and potential members of a younger age </li></ul><ul><li>Youth wings will also be discussion forum for younger members and supporters of WZCC to debate policy and ideology </li></ul><ul><li>Mother organisation and its Youth Wing will work in tandem, supportive of each other and with specific but distinct objectives </li></ul>
  9. 9. Youth Wing <ul><li>. Re-igniting the spirit of entrepreneurship within the youth of our community </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a new generation of success stories in the professional world </li></ul><ul><li>Enhancing the economic well-being of the community by: </li></ul><ul><li>a) Increasing intellectual capital </li></ul><ul><li>b) Growing existing business talent </li></ul><ul><li>c) Creating more opportunities for growth </li></ul>
  10. 10. Youth Wing <ul><li>The above aims will be accomplished in three ways: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Training & Development: It is the polishing that makes a stone turn into a diamond! WZCC organizes trainings which either develop new skill sets or enhance existing ones. Topics are chosen keeping in mind the entrepreneur, ranging from Body Language to Presentation Skills as well as Leadership Workshops. </li></ul><ul><li>All the training sessions are complemented with a development session. It is with the aid of an activity or team case study, that the attendees put into practice what they have learned at the session. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Networking : Networking leads to NetWorthing! And it’s the increase in the net worth that every entrepreneur looks forward to. The WZCC Youth Wing conducts Networking Sessions frequently wherein budding entrepreneurs get an opportunity to interact with fellow entrepreneurs as well as generate contacts. This also allows professionals to gain contacts which allow them to grow in their careers. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Exposure : It is the endeavor of the WZCC Youth Wing to organize opportunities, for the youth, to showcase the different facets of business. It is via these sessions that valuable food for thought is generated which in turn act as fodder to the farm of ideas. This is facilitated via the following: </li></ul>
  11. 11. WHAT CAN YOU DO? <ul><li>Get involved. Give us your ideas to make WZCC more relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Share your experience, knowledge, skills. Be a Speaker. </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsor an Award or an Event. </li></ul><ul><li>Become a potential investor. </li></ul><ul><li>Become a Institution builder and spread the wealth. </li></ul>
  12. 12. WZCC Key Posts <ul><li>Programs and Events and Sponsorship </li></ul><ul><li>Treasurer and Compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Memberships and Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Mentoring and Advisory </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship Promotion Programs </li></ul>
  13. 13. Launching A Entrepreneurial Revolution <ul><li>Enough evidence to prove that entrepreneurship is the surest way to development, growth and prosperity. </li></ul><ul><li>It contributes enormously to job creation. The benefits to the community are direct, visible and measurable. </li></ul><ul><li>But how does one start a revolution? Who is the revolutionary to kick start the revolution? </li></ul><ul><li>It needs whole coalition of stakeholders, not just one revolutionary. It needs an environment conducive to entrepreneurship. A Supportive Environment. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Supportive & Enabling Environment Entrepreneur-Friendly Orgns Culture of entrepreneurship Mentoring Advisory Education and Training Funding and Investment
  15. 15. Cycle Of EDP
  16. 16. Miles To Go Before We…….. <ul><li>An Advisory Panel (group) of professionals in field of HR,Legal,Finance </li></ul><ul><li>A Mentoring Panel of businessmen and senior professionals. </li></ul><ul><li>A robust Business Networking backbone. </li></ul><ul><li>Seed capital investors and lenders </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing workshops on Enterpreneurship—capabilities,competencies </li></ul><ul><li>Building “Demand” for what we do…publicity, spread, credibilty, PR…. with wholehearted involvement of community </li></ul>