Start Your Business Programme
The Start Your Business (SYB) Programme is a part of the Centre for Family Business & Entrepreneurship (CFBE) - one of SPJIMR’s four Centres of Excellence. The Centre has played a pioneering role in fostering and nurturing entrepreneurship among family businesses and startups.
The Start Your Business (SYB) Programme is a programme directed towards aspiring entrepreneurs and early-stage start-ups and seeks to provide knowledge and skills and instill in them the right attitude, which would help them create a sustainable venture. Crafted specially for those with an entrepreneurial streak, the SYB programme is a hands-on, practical course, designed to give you a head start within 13 weeks.
SYB Participants' Profile
The SYB programme over 15 years has witnessed participants from educational backgrounds, skills sets, professional experiences but with one common vision to start their own business. The average age profile of the participants range from 20-40years+ with educational background from degree to postgraduate, doctorate, engineers, lawyers, commerce background, doctors etc and from various parts of the country.
A glimpse of the sectors SYB entrepreneurs belong to is as follows
What Start your business participants can expect
- A programme that walks participants through every step of “Starting your business”
- Acquire an entrepreneurial and business creation mindset
- Develop ability to identify critical success factors for starting and running your business
- Mentor Sessions offered to every participant (**participants meeting criteria)
- Opportunity to interact with mentors / entrepreneurs for guidance on strengthening business proposition
- Present your business plan to a panel which has a mix of Venture capitalists / Investors / Faculty / Mentors
- Learn about all functions from Sales & Marketing, Digital Marketing, Funding & Valuation to Pitching skills
- Learn operations and develop go-to- market strategy
- Qualify for SYB entrepreneur-alumni membership, Attend networking events
- Receive a Start Your Business programme certificate having met all programme requirements.
- Opportunity to earn SPJIMR's Executive Alumni Status after successful completion of the programme
This course cleared my mind that yes I am an Entrepreneur and helped me to learn a lot of things to start my business. The faculty & the visiting faculty are fantastic and you get a perfect chance of networking.