The Graduate Certificate Programme in Entrepreneurship (GCPE) is a part of the Centre for Family Business & Entrepreneurship (CFBE) – one of SPJIMR’s four Centres of Practice. The Centre has played a pioneering role in fostering and nurturing entrepreneurship among family businesses and start-ups.
Designed especially for those with an entrepreneurial streak, the GCPE programme is a course aimed at fostering entrepreneurship that makes a difference amongst youth. This programme is specifically tailored and curated to help young, aspiring student entrepreneurs to get a head start in India’s booming start-up ecosystem.
The GCPE programme seeks to act as the catalyst in the transformation of youth through creating and nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset among them
An undergraduate (from any stream) enrolled in any college, with an entrepreneurial streak, and is comfortable with English and good academic record with extracurricular or co-curricular activities pertaining to innovation, entrepreneurship, hobbies, designing/developing unique products and solutions through projects, etc. is desirable.
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This programme is open to Undergraduate students/fresh graduates/students appearing for final year exams awaiting results, belonging to all educational streams. This programme is a course to foster entrepreneurship that makes a difference amongst youth.
Any undergraduate (from any stream)/ fresh graduate enrolled in educational institutions of repute, with an entrepreneurial streak and is comfortable with English language.
The programme is conducted over three months during nine weekends on Saturday evenings and Sundays in a hybrid mode.
The course curriculum includes the following modules: What is it to be an entrepreneur? Identifying opportunities Move from an idea to a prototype Go through the cornerstones of creating a successful business Evaluating the business idea using the Business Model Canvas
This programme will benefit your future career plans by fostering and nurturing entrepreneurial intent and a business creation mindset within you.
The programme is curated in such a way that it will not disturb and clash with the regular classes. The programme will be conducted on select Saturday evenings from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm and Sunday mornings from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Session recordings would be available for a limited time, on a case by case basis, post internal approvals.
Post the programme, you will have an opportunity to build networks with like minded individuals and the community of entrepreneurs associated with SPJIMR. You can look forward to upskilling opportunities to start your own business. You also have the Opportunity to differentiate your CV for better career prospects including higher education.
We accept applications on a continuous basis; hence there are no last days for applying for the GCPE programme. We however, advise you to apply at the earliest considering the limited seats available for the programme.
The selection is made on the basis of information provided in the application form. We may contact you for more information if required. We seek sincere and committed participants who look for upskilling opportunities to start their own business.
We do not have a refund policy.
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