TiE Young Entrepreneurs Program

TYE (TiE Young Entrepreneur)

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 –

  • The 1st classroom session was organized on 27th of September on “Entrepreneurship and Ideation” by Prof. B.V.Phani.
  • The 2nd classroom session was organized on 4th of October on “Idea Generation / Opportunity Recognition” by Prof. Ashutosh Khanna.
  • The 3rd session was a mentoring session organized on 18th of October.
  • The 4th classroom session was organized on 25th of October on “Mentoring / final idea submission”.
  • The 5th classroom session was organized on 1st of November on “Marketing” by Prof. Shashi Shekhar Mishra.
  • The 6th classroom session was organized on 8th of November on “Communication and Presentation” by Prof Himanshu Rai.
  • The 7th classroom session was organized on 15th of November on “Finance” by Prof B.V. Phani.
  • 8th classroom session was organized on 22nd of November on “Business Law / Business model” by Prof Ashutosh Khanna
  • The 9th classroom session was organized on 29th of November – during this session, participants played a “Business Game” designed by Prof. Deepu Phillip and Prof Ashutosh Khanna.
  • Three mentoring sessions followed each on December 6th, 20th and 3rd January 2016.

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.