Governments and local communities across the world have recognized that key to building prosperity and stimulate regional growth is fostering entrepreneurship among their people especially youth. Youth entrepreneurship has become a topic of interest for research scholars and also a subject of major concern for the government. While youth entrepreneurship is an under-explored field, the market scene is changing now. Entrepreneurship is seen as a channel for the talents of many highly educated young people to explore their potential and cash their business acumen. Those who are new to the world of entrepreneurship and are looking to learn and become successful can take a look at these entrepreneurship development programmes
What are Entrepreneurship development programmes?
Being an entrepreneur and running a successful business is no mean feat. There are certain skills that need to be honed. Entrepreneurship development programmes do exactly that. The skills that are required to run a successful business successfully, is developed among aspiring entrepreneurs through such programmes.
TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE)
The program is a global Initiative by The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) that aims to empower Next-Gen Entrepreneurs and Leaders. Initiated in 2014 by TiE Delhi-NCR, this year the program will witness 5th batch of the students. With a unique and interactive approach towards learning, the curriculum enrolls students from various high schools in Delhi-NCR. The students are enrolled for classroom interaction for a span of 8 weeks conducted at IIT, Delhi and are mentored by TiE Charter members and members who come from the emerging businesses background. At the end of each batch, the selected teams participate in the TYE Global Business Plan where they get a chance to win $15K worth of cash and kind awards. The judging panel of the competition comprises of VCs/ Entrepreneurs and lawyers from across the globe.
Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is a ground-breaking and exciting class that transforms students ages 11 to 18 into real, confident entrepreneurs. Throughout the class, students develop business ideas, write business plans, conduct market research, pitch their plans to a panel of investors, and actually launch and run their own real companies and social movements.
Startup India Learning Programme
Startup India Learning Programme is a free online Entrepreneurship program by Startup India, a GOI initiative. Invest India in collaboration with UpGrad has developed this programme. The aim is to help entrepreneurs get their ideas and ventures to the next level through structured learning. The program covers lessons on key areas of starting up by 40+ top founders of India in an extensive 4-Week Programme.
Start Your Business Programme
Start Your Business (SYB) Programme is an entrepreneurial education programme that serves the needs of budding entrepreneurs who are keen to start a sustainable business. This programme assists participants in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and attitude for realising their dream of becoming successful entrepreneurs. During the course of the programme, participants get an opportunity to network with entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, marketers, service providers and others from the entrepreneurial ecosystem.