ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CELL [ ED CELL ]

Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) established in 2013 to promote knowledge based and technology-driven start-ups by harnessing young minds and their innovation potential in an academic environment. In view of the worldwide shortage of jobs (both government and private sectors) leading to unemployment problems and lack of proper utilization of human resources; the cell strives to identify talented youth to develop entrepreneurship skills.

OBJECTIVES

•To disseminate knowledge and insights in entrepreneurial theory and practice through lectures activities and workshops. •To collaborate with similar bodies in other B-schools & technology institutes to accomplish the objectives.
•To seek tie-ups with Non-profit Entrepreneurial organizations connecting e-cell to global network of entrepreneurs.
•To create a strong network of successful entrepreneurs who would like to guide budding entrepreneurs.
•Starting Innovation incubation center
•Starting Campus Companies
•To create awareness for using IT as the key input for generating self employment rural industry and marketing of agricultural products.
•To create awareness about entrepreneurial opportunities in export sector.
•The main objective of promoting entrepreneurship among the youth is to nurture a passion for self-employment. This will open avenues for creation of new knowledge-based innovative hi-tech ventures, industries and new breed of technopreneurs, thus turning job seekers into job creators and in the process, leading the nation towards industrial excellence and self-reliance.

BENEFITS TO THE STUDENTS

The Entrepreneurship Cell has been set up in the College with the aim of manifesting the latent entrepreneurial spirit of the young students.
The Cell will organize several entrepreneurship awareness programmes, guest lectures by successful entrepreneurs; various workshops and seminars for the aspiring entrepreneurs and supports them by providing necessary resources such as seed funding, mentoring, consultancy and networking.
The objectives of the cell are to promote creative thinking and efficient work culture, develop communication, marketing and management skills, make productive business plans, and to convert innovations into marketable products.

S.No.
Program/Event
Date & Venue
(Chief Guest)/ Other Associated Institution / Industry Details
01
Entrepreneurship Orientation Programme. 19/08/2016 Ms. Mahalakshmi, Guest faculty and trainer, NSIC, Chennai.
02
Entrepreneurship awareness Programme 18-07-2016 to 20-07-2016 Dr. G. Shoba, Associate Professor, EDC Director, PEC
K. Srinivasan, Assistant Professor/MBA, EDC – Coordinator, PEC, Vaniyambadi
03
A State Level One Day Workshop & Exhibition On Learn to Earn & Lab to Land 30/03/2016 Dr. Arockiaraj, Rev. Fr. Andrews Raja, Mr. Francis Paul, Mr. Anbu, Department of Social work, Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur.(V.D)
04
Entrepreneurship Orientation Programme 19/03/2016 Mr. Arul Prabahar, Assistant Manager, NSIC, Chennai.
05
Entrepreneurship Training Programme. 08/02/2016 to 22/02/2016 K. Srinivasan, Assistant Professor/MBA, EDC – Coordinator, PEC, Vaniyambadi
06
Entrepreneurship Training Programme. 29/09/2015 Mr. Arul Prabahar,Assistant Manager,
NSIC, Chennai.
07
Ideas behind the Success of Entrepreneurs 03/08/2015 Ms.Sandhya paranthaman, Managing director,
Innostus inc., Chennai
08
Scope for Entrepreneurs in Advertising & Insurance sector 29/07/2015 Mr.B. Suresh, SPR Group of Companies,
Tirupattur, Vellore (DT.)
09
Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Indian Retail Industry 08/07/2015 Mr. L. Sathish kumar, Head, Sales,
TamilNadu, Wounder Berry Ice Creams, Chennai,
10
How to Succeed as an Entrepreneur 28/02/2015 MMr. M. Chakravarthy, proprietor Hyper Artho Groups,
Bangalore – 560 041,
11
Entrepreneurship orientation Programme 06/10/2014 & 07/10/2014 Mr. M. S. Subramanian,Deputy general manager, (Rerd),
National Small Industries Corporation, Chennai
12
Entrepreneurship Development Programme 17/07/2014 Dr. A. Ashok kumar, Director, EDC, PEC
13
Inauguration of Entrepreneurship Development Cell 18/02/2013 Shri. A. Kesavan. B.E., Industrialist & Trustee of Bharath Charitable Trust,
Vaniyambadi – 635 752

ED CELL

Profesor Name
Dr.G.Shoba

Director,EDC

Profesor Name
Mr.K.Srinivasan.

Co-Ordinator,EDC