To develop an ecosystem of entrepreneurship and innovation, MET Institute of Management’s Institution's Innovation Council (MET IOM’s IIC) invited esteemed institute SNDT’s Interior Design Course final year students for a workshop on ‘Entrepreneurship Skills, Attitude and Behaviour Development’ on 17th December 2021 which was conducted in the hybrid mode. The outreach program was aimed to help, motivate and develop an entrepreneurial mindset amongst the young and dynamic students. The outreach program was graced by Ar. Meghana Phadke, HOD (Interior Design), P.V. Polytechnic, SNDTWU and Ar. Dilip Parmar, Principal Architect.
The event commenced with a welcome speech by Dr. Swati Lodha, Director, MET IOM and President, MET IOM's IIC. Dr. Lodha shared a short story on her journey as a women entrepreneur and inspired the students to follow their passion and aim higher.
The event was followed by a brief address from Ms. Kairavi Metha, Executive Director, V.K Industrial Corp Ltd. Ms. Mehta shared her nostalgic career journey in a male-dominated sector of steel. "To be extraordinary you have to do things differently", were her guiding words for the young enthusiastic crowd.
The event concluded with a workshop conducted by Dr. Manmeet Barve, Convenor, MET’s IIC on ‘Validating your Startup Idea’. Dr. Barve guided the students on the usage of the Business Model Canvas to help develop new business models and document the existing ones.
In this unique and interactive knowledge-sharing platform, students shared their own experiences and ideas of being an entrepreneur and sought guidance from the mentors present.