IIM-C offers entrepreneurship course with Hughes
    Kolkata, Oct 1 (PTI) The IIM Calcutta and a not for
profit company set up by it on Tuesday announced an
entrepreneurship course in collaboration with a major provider
of interactive online learning platform, Hughes Global
Education India.
    Delivered over the Hughes India interactive online
learning platform, the new programme focuses on helping
young entrepreneurs manage their businesses through the heady
but tough, early phases, the IIM Calcutta and the IIM Calcutta
Innovation Park said in a statement here.
    The six-month long premium programme will introduce
professionals to various aspects of a business.
    Designed for entrepreneurs, it will entail a project
where participants will create their business plan and present
it to a panel that will include venture capitalists, the
statement said.
    "Many businesses fail because of reasons that could
have been avoided if some basic tenets had been followed.
Therefore, it's important for young individuals to learn the
basics and prepare for the unexpected," IIM Calcutta professor
Suren Sista said. PTI BSM

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