The objective of The Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship is to achieve greater understanding of an effective mechanism for promotion of professional management practices in Indian organizations, as well as to stimulate the development of these organizations for the society. The Center provides the tools and knowledge necessary to creatively pursue new opportunities and explore and entrepreneurial mindset.
Through the Center, IILM University aims to create leaders and entrepreneurs, with special focus on women and youth, by ensuring that they are provided access to the entrepreneurial networks. They are mentored and guided to help them grow their ideas, incubate their projects and create change in their local communities. It provides a platform wherein people can create ideas through education, partnerships and collaborations .The Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation advances the knowledge and practices of entrepreneurship and accelerates the commercialization of research.
All the above phases will be supported by an inspirational learning environment which fosters the understanding of disruptive, technological changes; challenges current assumptions, and encourages continuous innovation and learning.
Memorandum of Understanding with Hartron Innovation and Startup Hub
Memorandum of Understanding with Headstart Network Foundation
Memorandum of Understanding Indian Angel Network Services Private Ltd
IILM University Faculty participated in multiple panel discussions in other colleges like Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi University to create better awareness about entrepreneurship and the opportunities offered by the Government of India to encourage start-ups. These panel discussions shared the eco-system available for students who have entrepreneurial mindset and motivate them to take baby steps to launch their ventures.
On 15th October 2018, a workshop was conducted at IILM university to help it’s students to create and develop new ideas . The basis of any entrepreneurial venture is the idea that fulfills a latent or obvious customer need. Additionally that idea should have the ability to be commercialized.
With the objective of facilitating and harnessing the undergraduate and post-graduate students’ entrepreneurial aspirations , Mr Sanjeeva Shivesh ,Founder & CEO, The Entrepreneurship School, conducted a session discussing the process of ideation , how to evaluate ‘The Idea’ and it’s potential to turn into a successful business.
Students from IILM University Entrepreneurship Club participated and supported the E-cell of IIT-Kharagpur , which organized an Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive(EAD) and Local Startup Meet(LSM) at India Habitat Centre, Delhi on Monday, 15 October 2018. Students got to interact with reputed speakers like Mr.Subhadeep Sanyal, principal, Omnivore Partners(community partner), Mr.Saurabh Kaushik (CEO Peopleist India), Mr. Annu Grover(Green Evangelist-MD at Nurturing Green).
The event resulted in a lot of new learnings for the attendees. Workshops helped developing a sense of teamwork and refining the thought process which was the primary motive. Moreover, networking with entrepreneurs and participating in workshops helped students gain practical experience of how a start-up functions. It also exposed the students on the start-up ecosystem and helped them understand how the startups have to pitch their business model in front of the investors to raise capital for a startup business.
The first of the Startup Saturday was hosted at IILMU on 25th August 2018. This was in alliance with Headstart Network Foundation ( HAS), which is India’s largest grassroots level organization that supports entrepreneurship and startups.
There were over 100 budding and aspiring entrepreneurs who participated in the event.
The speakers at the events were Amit Ramani , Founder & CEO, Awfis Space Solutions ; Abhishek Mohan ,Vice –President Sequoia ; Shailendra Ahuja, Director, Aviant Capital Advisors ; Aditya Dev Sood, Founder , Startereum ; Vinayak Mishra, Principal Associate , Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. and Jasveer Singh,QIK . The event was anchored by Ojasvi Bhatia , Co-ordinator Gurgaon Chapter of HAS. The students of the Entrepreneurship Club worked closely with Headstart to ensure that it was a fantastic learning experience for the internal and the external audience.