Entrepreneurs training institute to reach 11 cities, target 1000 startups
Nurture Talent Academy, India's 1st institute for training entrepreneurs and startups has announced an ambitious program for reaching out to 1000 startups across 11 cities in 50 days starting 1st January, 2011. Its objective is to enable 1000 startups to form and grow to a team of 20 each in next 3-5 years. It has already conducted 45 offline and online workshops across 15 cities attended by 700 budding entrepreneurs. It was selected as India's Hottest Startups for 2010 by Business Today magazine. It has also conducted workshops across leading institutes and corporates like IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Kharagpur, IIM Kozhikode and MSME Foundation.The workshops cover different topics, including finance, business plan and marketing for entrepreneurs. Each program contains relevant presentations, excel templates and an interactive session with a venture capital investor and a successful entrepreneur. "India has great potential, with lots of people with great ideas. We want to help them convert their idea into successful businesses, and are committed to startups.", said Amit Grover, Founder, Nurture Talent Academy. Certificates of participation will be provided to all attendees.
The program will be conducting in Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Cochin, Ahmedabad, Kanpur, Delhi and Gurgaon. The schedule is spread over 50 days, covering a city over the weekend. The agenda of the programs is given below:
Business Plan for Entrepreneurs
15 minutes - Introduction
120 minutes - How to make a business plan?
60 minutes - Financial Projections
15 minutes - Common mistakes entrepreneurs make
15 minutes - What do investors look for in a business plan?
15 minutes - Question and answer
Finance for Entrepreneurs
60 minutes - Basic concepts of revenues, costs, profits, working capital
60 minutes - Profit and loss, Balance sheet, cash flow statements
60 minutes - Introduction to venture capital
30 minutes - Sources of funding
30 minutes - Valuations
Marketing for Entrepreneurs
15 minutes - What is marketing?
15 minutes - Basics of marketing - 4 Ps
15 minutes - Branding
30 minutes - Advertising
30 minutes - Market Research
30 minutes - Sales Strategy
45 minutes - Distribution Strategy
30 minutes - How to do PR?
30 minutes - How to get customers?
Venue and Dates:
Nagpur - 1st, 2nd January
Pune - 8th January
Mumbai - 9th January
Bangalore - 14, 15, 16th January
Hyderabad - 22, 23rd January
Chennai - 29th January
Cochin - 30th January
Ahmedabad - 5th February
Kanpur - 18th February
Delhi - 19th February
Gurgaon - 20th February
Participants also get a chance to meet angel investors, VCs, industry experts and successful entrepreneurs.
For more details and registration, please visit http://www.nurturetalent.com/courses/workshop-for-entrepreneurs/
Amit Grover, Ph - 09833410822, Email - [email protected]
About Amit Grover
Amit Grover, Founder and CEO of Nurture Talent Academy, is an IIT Delhi and IIM Indore alumnus. He has previously worked with Infosys, Asian Paints and Onida in multiple functions like strategy, sales, marketing and software. He is also a member of Mumbai Angels, India's premium group of angel investors and has led over 25 early stage deals in last 4 years. He is also a mentor with ET Power of Ideas, and regularly speaks to media about entrepreneurship issues like ET Starting Up, CNBC Awaaz Entrepreneur, and Yourstory.in.