10 Weeks Startup Challenge
|1||Introduction to Incubation and Entrepreneurship||April 6, 2020 Monday||3:00 – 6:00 PM||Completed|
|2||Lean Startup & Business Model Canvas||April 15||3:00 – 5:00 PM||Completed|
|Lean Startup & Business Model Canvas – Workshop||April 16||3:00 – 4:00 PM||Completed|
|3||Idea Generation And Validation||April 20||3:00 – 5:00 PM||Completed|
|Idea Generation And Validation – Workshop||April 21||3:00 – 4:00 PM||Completed|
|4||Business Plan And Market Research||April 27||3:00 – 5:00 PM||Completed|
|Business Plan And Market Research – Workshop||April 28||3:00 – 4:00 PM||Completed|
|5||Market Research & Consumer Persona||May 4||3:00 – 5:00 PM||Completed|
|Market Research & Consumer Persona – Workshop||May 5||3:00 – 4:00 PM||Completed|
|6||Legal & Administrations,Communication And Dissemination||May 18||3:00 – 5:00 PM||Completed|
|Legal & Administration – Workshop||May 19||3:00 – 4:00 PM||Completed|
|7||Product Development||May 25||3:00 – 5:00 PM||Completed|
Entrepreneurship Talk Series
|S No||Series Topic||Speaker||Date & Time||Objectives||Status||News Coverage Link|
|1||How to leverage the current Corona Times for Entrepreneurship and What Lesson can we learn for future.||Ms. Thryza Dow, CEO, BlincVenture|
Based out of Mumbai (confirmed)
|April 3, Friday|
|► Inform and educate the participants about HOW and WHAT processes these entrepreneurial ventures brought in place?|
► Is it Work from Home or Completely shut down.
► Inform and educate, how did the GIFT of TIME, is supporting these functioning enterprises.
|Completed (79 Participants at peak)||N/A|
|2||Innovating the business model for Brick & Mortar Ventures?||Ms. Kavyaa Rizal|
|April 5, Sunday|
11 :00 AM
|► Inform about how ventures can increase their flexibility and curb down the non-value adding activities.|
► To create awareness about how technology can significantly disrupt the brick & mortar ventures.
► Inform about various models on staying lean and agile – Practicing Juggad Innovation in the context of Nepal.
|Completed (60 Participants at peak)||N/A|
|3||Leveraging Digital Tools for Brand Building and Marketing||Mr. Anup Ghimire, Founder/CEO- Viewfinders||April 7, Tuesday|
|► To inform and educate the participants about what tools and techniques the organizations can use for brand building and visibility|
► Understanding how companies can still work towards building brands and gear up marketing efforts for customer acquisition
|Completed (80 Participants at Peak)||N/A|
|4||Leading during and through the time of Crisis||Mr. Shailendra Jha, Recruitment & Selection Director,Teach for Nepal (confirmed)||April 9, Thursday|
|► To inform and educate, the role leaders play during the crisis in engaging, keeping the spirit alive and sailing through for shared goals.|
► Understanding what goal to set, who to pass on the charge and foster collaboration in the given context.
► How leadership engages people safely by building a psychologically and emotionally safer work environment.
|Completed (80 Participants at Peak)||N/A|
|5||Problem Solving and Growth Mindset||Ms. Mona Aditya|
Alumni Affairs Manager, Teach for Nepal
|April 14, Tuesday|
|► To have an understanding of what is problem solving mindset.|
► To educate how problem solving mindset can affect growth of companies as well as career of individuals.
► To build an understanding about how it’s integral part of our daily lives.
► Relevant examples from across the industries/sectors
|Completed (35 participants Participated)||N/A|
|6||Prospects and Challenges of IT Entrepreneurship in Nepal||Sixit Bhatta,|
CEO/ Co-founder of Tootle
|April 16, Thursday|
|► To inform and educate the audiences about the different opportunities presented by the IT sector especially in the context of the aftermath of COVID19.|
► To discuss in which sectors IT Startups has huge potential.
► To discuss the challenges of IT Entrepreneurship in Nepal and what measures should be taken to tackle them.
► Policy issues regards to IT Entrepreneurs; what hinders their registration and growth.
|Completed (68 participants at peak)||https://saurahaonline.com/2020/04/155615|
|7||Role of Chitwan Industries Association in Promoting Entrepreneurship||Raju Poudel, Chairman, Chitwan Association of Industries (Confirmed)||April 23, Thursday|
|► To have an understanding of the current scenario of entrepreneurship in Chitwan.|
► To have an understanding of the activities, programs and initiatives that CAI conducts in order to promote entrepreneurship.
► To discuss what roles can CAI play in the future in promoting entrepreneurship.
(35 participants at peak)
|8||Startup Ideas in Gift & Celebrations||Santosh Pandey, Co-founder of Offering Happiness||April 26, Sunday|
|► To have an understanding of startup ideas in gift and celebrations|
► To know about the scope of celebrations and how we can continue to serve customers during this crisis
► To discuss the challenges of the industry of gifts and celebrations
|Completed (60 Participants at peak)||https://saurahaonline.com/2020/04/157131/|
|9||Covid-19: Impact on Entrepreneurial Opportunities||Parshuram Kunwar Chhetri, CEO of Global IME Bank||April 30, Thursday|
|► To have an understanding of the financial aspects of COVID 19|
► To know the entrepreneurial opportunities and their changing trend in the new scenario
|Completed (100 Participants at peak, 300 Participants on Live Video)||https://www.nayapatrikadaily.com/news-details/42461/2020-05-01|
|10||Entrepreneurial opportunity and challenges in Manufacturing sector||Pratik Karki||May 3, Sunday|
|► To have an understanding of the various opportunities in manufacturing sector of Nepal|
► To know the entrepreneurial challenges of manufacturing sector in terms of high fixed asset investement, long pay-back period and so on.
|Completed (100 Participants at peak, 30 Participants on Live Video)||http://www.kalikanews.com/news/125547https://saurahaonline.com/2020/05/158157/|
|11||How to PIVOT the Business during Crisis||Lalit Gautam||May 7, Thursday|
|► To know how businesses can be modified/pivoted to adjust with the changing situation|
► To benefit from the pivoting strategy by developing a clear understanding about it
|Completed (70 participants at peak)||https://saurahaonline.com/2020/05/158811/|
|12||Managing Cashflow during a Period of Crisis|
CEO, Emerging Nepal
|May 10, Sunday|
|► To learn the importance of cash flow management|
► To have an understanding of the cashflow management practices during crisis
► To build resilience and sustainability through effective cash flow management
|Completed (75 participants at peak)||https://saurahaonline.com/2020/05/159338/|
|13||Social Entrepreneurship||Nabuuma Shamim Kaliisa, Social Entrepreneur||May 14, Thursday|
|► To have a sound understanding of social entrepreneurship|
► To educate audience why social entrepreneurship is important and how we can venture social business
► To have an idea of different areas or sectors suitable for venturing social business
|Completed (100 participants at peak)||https://saurahaonline.com/2020/05/159959|
|14||Opportunities & Challenges of Film Industry in Nepal||Surakshya Panta,|
|May 15, Friday|
|► To have an understanding of film industry and entrepreneurial opportunities in this creative sector|
► To educate audience the challenges of film industry and why it is not suitable for everyone
► To have a deep appreciation of different types of startups ideas we can come up within film industry sector
|Completed (95 participants at peak)||https://saurahaonline.com/2020/05/160114/|
|15||Can customer service be the core competency of the company?||Roshan Ghimire, Country Coordinator – International Development Institute||May 17, Sunday|
|► To learn how customer service can be a used as a strategy for competition|
► To have an understanding about the core competencies and how it is related to customer service
► To nurture the idea of customer service for achieving success
|Completed (75 participants at peak)||https://saurahaonline.com/2020/05/160570/|
|16||Branding a Business||Bilal Ahmed Shah,|
Founder & CEO, Latido Leathers
|May 21, Thursday|
|► To know the roles and importance of branding in entrepreneurship|
► To understand why entrepreneurs fail because of their branding mistakes
► To have a sound knowledge about how to brand a business
|Completed (55 participants at peak)|
Regular Class for Students
|1||Entrepreneurship Class||March 25||10:00 – 11:00 AM||Completed|
|2||Operations Management||March 26||11:00 – 12:30 PM||Completed|
|3||Entrepreneurship Joint Class (with Puspa Sir and Students from both Section A & B)||March 29||11:20 – 12: 20||Completed|
|4||Operations Management – Numerical Class||April 3||11:00 – 12: 30 PM||Completed|
|5||Operations Management – Numerical Class||April 8||11:00 – 12:00||Students tried to create problem by writing on the screen|