National Seminar on" Mentoring Aspiring Entrepreneurs For International Business" was held at Radhakrishnan Auditorium, MDU, Rohtak on 16th Feb,2016, jointly organized by IIM, Rohtak and Institute of Management Studies And Research, MDU, Rohtak. Our four management students (two from MBA -4 and 2 from MBA-2) participated in the seminar. It was quite an educative and learning experience for management students.
Faculty member of IIM, Rohtak Dr. Suresh Takhar delivered the welcome address, and threw light on the theme of the seminar. Director, IMSAR Prof Neelam Jain also spoke on the occasion and said the management graduates must try to become job-creators rather than job-seekers.
Entrepreneurship requires creative ideas, deep commitment, futuristic vision, innovation, adaptability and marketing skills. Need of hour is to develop professionalism in entrepreneurship endeavour and work with strategic approach to achieve success at international business level. This was stated by Dr. Amiya Chamdra, Joint Director General( Foreign Trade), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India in the National Seminar.
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Delivering the key note address in the national seminar, Dr. Amiya Chandra said that future of International trade is tilting towards regional sectors. As such, budding entrepreneurs must look forward to start ups and ventures in regional sectors. He emphasized the importance of innovative and quality products and especially developing zero-defect products of International Standards. Dr. Amiya chandra underscored the significance of niche market strategy, and out of box thinking in entrepreneurial ventures.
Guest of Honour Dr. Damodar Y Golhar from Western Michigan University(USA) focused on developing quality world-class education system that would form the foundation for entrepreneurship in india. He called for robust academic industry interface in this regard.
MDU vice-chancellor Prof. B.K. Punia said in his address that International Business environment is very dynamic and provides a platform for entrepreneurial endeavor.
Director, IIM, Rohtak. Prof Atanu Rakshit said the setting up of incubation centers for entreprenership in India is need of the hour. He said IITs and IIMs must collaborate to set up technical incubation centres. He also throw light on role of educational institutions in nation building.
Assistant Professor, IMSAR, Dr. Ramphul expressed the vote of thanks and summarized the essence of the National Seminar. Key note speaker Dr. Amiya Chandra interacted with the students and answered their queries about entrepreneurship.
Dr. Anupriya Sharma
Assistant Professor, KIIT, Gurgaon.