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Strides '09 - National Level Entrepreneurship Summit to be held at IFMR, Chennai
On 30th October 2009
IFMRs inaugural national level entrepreneurship summit, Strides '09 is a unique initiative by The Entrepreneurship Club and The Colloquium Committee at IFMR. This daylong event consists of panel discussions and talks featuring young and seasoned entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs and other personalities who have made their own mark.
Every successful entrepreneur’s journey as a business leader is indeed an inspiring one. At the same time there are many young minds who want to make a difference and be job providers, at a time where the mass heads to be job seekers. Strides aims at bringing together these two groups and provide a forum for knowledge transfer and discussion.
As the name suggests, this is an initiative to inspire young people to embrace innovation, imagination and creativity; to think big, to turn their ideas into reality, to make their mark.
Following the objective of encapsulating journeys to success, the day long summit will comprise of various sessions, divided based on the following:
1. Choose: When is the right time to be an entrepreneur and how should one choose a field / sector?
2. The Big Idea and the Start (Panel Discussion): What efforts are needed to start up, difficulties one can face, what not to do while starring up?
3. Developing and Sustaining (Panel Discussion): Insights on importance of innovation, planning for growth.
Date & Time: 30th October 2009, 9 AM to 5 PM
Venue: Vani Manal Auditorium, Chennai
Speakers at Strides 09:
Note: There is no fee for participating at Strides. All participants will be given participation certificates.
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