SBM Center for Entreprenaurship Development
Objectives :

The main objective of this cell is to train and motivate the Science and Technology (S&T) persons to become Job Creators rather than Job Seekers.

1. To inculcate the entrepreneurial culture into their minds.

2. To conduct

• Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps (EAC)

• Entrepreneurship Development Programs (EDP)

• Faculty Development programs (FDP)

• Skill development programs (SDP)

3. To assist them in starting industries of their own right from

• Product Identification (PI).

• Market Survey, tools for market research.

• Preparation of Project Reports.

• Assist them in getting Technical feasibility Reports.

4. Consultancy and research

• To foster innovation and create an entrepreneurial culture in the institution.

• To provide services including information and guidance to budding entrepreneurs.

• To promote linkages with Industries and other organizations that is engaged in promoting Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Function :

• To develop a strong network of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, senior professionals and individuals directly or indirectly associated with entrepreneurship.

• To educate enterprising students on the essentials of starting a business.

• To organize Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps and Entrepreneurship Development Programmes.

• To organize guest lectures by well-known entrepreneurs.

• To develop a resource centre of information about entrepreneurship and its various aspects.

Infrastructural support :

• Computing facilities with access to internet.

• Common facilities such as phone lines, fax machine, laser printer etc.

• Newspaper and magazine subscriptions and access to the library facilities with a host of online access.

• Conference room and secretarial support.

Mentoring :

• Advice from faculty on technology issues.

• Interaction with successful entrepreneurs.

• Discussions on problem-solving to maintain high motivational levels.