Keeping with the trend of TiE Young Entrepreneur (TYE) programme since the last 5 years, this year too SBERTC, IIT Kanpur organized this programme in association with TiE UP at IIT Kanpur. The event aims at cultivating and nurturing the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation at the school level. Within this programme, fifteen sessions on Entrepreneurship, Ideation, Opportunity recognition, Finance, Marketing, Communication & presentation, business game and Business model / Business law were organised on nine days. Four separate sessions on mentoring were taken up on four other Sundays. The programme comprised of classroom sessions, mentoring and Business Plan competition for school students of classes 9 to 12. Each session lasted for 3 hours. The participation was from twelve schools across Kanpur – Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Delhi Public School- Kalyanpur & Azadnagar, Sheiling House School, Mariampur Sen. Secondary School, Methodist High School, Mercy Memorial School, Dr Virendra Sawroop Education Centre – Panki & Kidwai Nagar, Swaraj India Public School, Puranchandra Vidyaniketan, St. Aloysius School & St. Mary’s Convent School. The sessions were taken up either by faculty at IIT Kanpur, or faculty at IIM Lucknow or a faculty of IMI, New Delhi.
The TYE programme was inaugurated on September 18, 2015 and the classroom sessions started on 27-9-2015 at IIT Kanpur –
Plan Submission was done by students on January 16, 2016 and the final round of selection and prize announcements was done on 24th January 2016.