IIT Delhi Short Term Course on Entrepreneurship Innovation and Design (8-12 May 2020)

Indian Institute of Technology ( IIT) Delhi is organising TEQIP-III Sponsored cum CEP Short Term Course on Entrepreneurship Innovation and Design (8-12 May 2020). Details are given below:

About the course:
This interdisciplinary learning experience “Design and Innovation for Entrepreneurship” is for participants who wish to apply the multiplier effect arising out of integrating design, social and entrepreneurial skills while addressing and issue critical to society. This course would enable participants to powerfully apply their domain knowledge in a collaboration cum co-creation mode to address real-life challenges. The short term course is designed for academicians, researchers, prospective entrepreneurs and corporate managers. Faculty members associated with delivery of this short-term course have rich experience in product design, understanding user needs and in translating research and ideas into successful products and businesses. The course mentor would be happy to support the participants to carry forward the course outcomes into tangible interventions both impact interventions and disruptive products and services– that add value to society at large.

Learning Objectives:
-To familiarize participants with key concepts in design and innovation for impact, including various elements of the innovation cycle going all the way from need identification to deployment.
-To appreciate the community nature of many basic needs, user and market characteristics, delivery and scaling up considerations, and the role of partnerships and policies.
-To understand the implications of different social, economic and cultural contexts for innovation and design of products, businesses and services.

On successful completion of the course, the participants will be able to:
-Utilize a synergy of design, technology & entrepreneurship approaches to co-create innovative products and services.
-Apply Innovation to real life issues such as Well-Being, Nutrition,Education, Sanitation and Health.
-Write a Business Plan and implement Minimum Value Proposition.
-Chart a Road map beginning with Need Assessment going to Design Thinking approach to take solutions to market.
-Integrate different academic disciplines and learn the art of collaboration, co-creation and partnership.

Course Contents:
-Introduction to Human Centered Design
-Immersive Learning to appreciate User Needs & Social Context
-Frugal Innovation
-Case Studies of Innovation -Sanitation, Education, Health and Food
-Integrating Design and Technology from Impact Perspective
-Writing a Business Plan
-Understanding Minimum Value Proposition
-Making a Pitch to Investors
-Launching your Startup Enterprise & Scaling Up

Practical Component: This is a deeply experiential and immersive course with real-life learning experiences integrated into the course.

Target Audience:
-The course is designed for faculty members and research scholars at TEQIP-III institutes. Prospective Entrepreneurs & Managers in Corporate Bodies would also benefit greatly by experiencing this programme.
-Participants (students, faculty members and industry employees) from non TEQIP-III institutions are also welcome to register by paying fees. Accommodation and travel costs for non-TEQIP-III participants will have to be borne themselves.

Registration Fee:
For TEQIP-III Institutes: none.
For Non TEQIP-III Institutes:
Student: Rs. 5,000
Faculty: Rs. 10,000
Industry: Rs. 30,000
NOTE: Registration fee includes lunch on all days. GST extra.

How to Register:
Interested person may send a signed/ sealed copy of registration form (given in the link below) as a PDF to vmchariar@joyisyou.com

Boarding and lodging will be arranged for all selected participants. For faculty, the arrangement will be on a twin-sharing basis in guest house/hotel. For research scholars, the arrangement will be on sharing basis in hostels.

Third AC train and local travel fare will be provided to participants from TEQIP-III institutes only after producing the tickets/ bills with the provided TA form.

Course Coordinator:
Prof Vijayaraghavan M Chariar
Center for Rural Development & Technology
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110016 INDIA

For any query (registration, course content, travel or accommodation), please send an email to Prof. V M Chariar on vmchariar@joyisyou.comor call Parvesh at +91 85868 75249.

Important Dates:
Receipt of Registration form through email: 20 April, 2020 :
Intimation to confirmed participants: 25 April 2020 :
Last date for confirmed participants to deposit refundable security amount (Rs.2000): 25 April 2020

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