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YouthNet, Nagaland govt to establish centre for entrepreneurship and employability

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August 12, 2013 | COMMENTS ( 0 )

YouthNet, Nagaland govt to establish centre for entrepreneurship and employability

YouthNet, a non-profit organisation for knowledge and skill development of youth, has collaborated with the Government of Nagaland to establish the YouthNet Centre of Entrepreneurship and Employment (YCEE), which aims to establish entrepreneurship and enhance employability skills amongst youth in Nagaland.

 

The Chief Mentor for YCEE is Dr. Krishna Tanuku, Executive Director at the Wadhwani Center for Entrepreneurship Development, Indian School of Business.


YouthNet in a press release stated that the first programme under YCEE titled ‘The Entrepreneur’ will be launched on August 28. The programme is designed to target twenty young emerging entrepreneurs, who will be taught various business and entrepreneurial skills to help develop their businesses.


The participants will participate in a six weeks course taught by some of the country's most successful entrepreneurs and professional experts in the business field, where they will learn skills such as employee management, operations management, technology and business, marketing and  basic finance and accounting, to name a few.


The entrepreneurs will also participate in a competition where they will be made to develop a “business growth plan” throughout the duration of the module. This plan will implement the skills they are taught in the course, and will be targeted towards expanding their businesses, enabling them to apply what they learn directly into their business processes. 

 

At the end of the six weeks, all twenty plans will be assessed and the best plan will be awarded five lakh rupees to put towards their business.

 

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