Entrepreneurship is one of the most effective and efficient solutions to the unemployment issues at hand as well as ensuring the deployment of our vast pool of human resources.
“TOPAZ” which stands for “Tactics to Pursue Ambient Zeal” is the Entrepreneurship Development Cell of SKIT established in the year 2008 with a vision to make students more enterprising, to instill the essence of entrepreneurship among them and to promote innovative thinking. Since its inception, the cell has been pursuing excellence in its endeavors by organizing activities like inter-collage business plan competitions, idea generation, business quiz and a lot more.
Entrepreneurship Development Cell “TOPAZ” is a platform for students which are dedicated to the development of multidimensional skills. The cell serves as a forum to bring together the heterogeneous culture of students from various disciplines. Entrepreneurial skills are important for employees and employers both. There is little difference in the objectives of both. Entrepreneurial skills, attitude and aptitude are a must for all the students.
Since its inception ED cell has been actively fostering Entrepreneurship in its students. It invites various eminent entrepreneurs to deliver lectures to educate students about the joys and hardships of entrepreneurship. Case study workshops, Knowledge Camps are conducted throughout the year to involve students in activities that are essential to an entrepreneur.
This pandemic time has been a challenge for everyone. Teaching, learning and other activities are affected and NEW pedagogies are evolved. Online teaching and interaction has become a tool to overcome the problem. Similarly, ED Cell floated its activities on online mode this year. This pandemic also created many opportunities of online works and students explored many of them.
Some of the activities are as follows.
- Motivational talks
- Talk on Entrepreneurship Development Topics
- Conferences, Seminars, FDPs, STP, Boot Camps
- Industrial Visit
- Experience sharing sessions
- Business plan competitions
- Covid care and prevention
- Venture analysis
- Studying settled businesses
We believe that Fire of doing, target orientedness, clarity of vision are the important things for success and also Commitment, innovations and prudent decisions are key in helping an entrepreneur achieve his goal.