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Innovative Business Planning Workshop

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Dates: September 21-22, 2023
Programme Director:Prof. Anita Tripathy Lal
Mode: Online



Programme Introduction

The success of a start-up or a new venture depends on the inherent viability of the project and the way the project is planned, implemented and managed. As far as the planning, implementation and management of a new venture is concerned, it is the entrepreneur who carries out all or most of the functions. The Entrepreneur thus, acts as a driving force behind the performance of these tasks. In order to carry them out efficiently, the Entrepreneur needs to have certain knowledge, relevant skills and an appropriate profile. So entrepreneurship is a combination of skills, attitude and knowledge, fairly difficult to teach in conventional institutional framework-but definitely possible to develop through specially designed educational inputs. To cater to the requirements of the budding entrepreneurs, this work shop on innovative business planning has been designed with the following objectives.

Programme Objectives

  • Help the participants to examine the entrepreneurial attributes and innovation insight of themselves and of the Students they teach.
  • Enable participants to explore critical components of entrepreneurship and innovative project ideas/opportunities
  • Analyse real life successful cases and develop implementable business plans.

Programme Contents

  • Charms of being an Entrepreneur
  • Importance of Entrepreneurial mind- set
  • Mapping of Entrepreneurial Competencies
  • Idea Generation- Creativity and Innovation
  • Opportunity Evaluation
  • Developing the Business Model and Plan
  • Preparing and Presenting the Elevator Pitch
  • Management Styles and Crises Management in New Ventures


Programme Methodology

The FDP will provide a hands-on experience right from generating creative ideas to designing implementable Business plans. For this a combination of theoretical constructs with practical applications; Case studies, simulations, Role-plays and Games will be utilized to enhance opportunities for learning.


Who May Attend

The workshop would be useful for Management Teachers; Entrepreneurs; Research Scholars; Business professionals, and consultants who are interested in developing an Entrepreneurial mind-set at workplace and be a Coach & Mentor to those who want to start their own ventures


Programme Dates and Timing

Dates : September 21 -22 , 2023 (Thu, Fri)
Timing : 10:00 AM-01:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Program Duration : 6 hours (on each day)


Professional Fee of the Program

Particulars Fee for Online (Rs.)
Faculty Members 3540
Students/Research Scholars 1180
Corporate Executives 4720

GST @18% included in fee amount, as applicable

Programme Director

Prof. Anita Tripathy Lal: is a Professor at FORE School of Management, New Delhi. Her expertise lies in the areas of Business Communication, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Personality Development and Universal Human Values. She is a PhD from IIT Kanpur and has over 27 years of work experience in the areas of teaching, training, research and consultancy. She also has the experience of teaching as visiting faculty at IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIFT Delhi, IMT Ghaziabad, IIM Ranchi, IIM Rohtak and IIM Udaipur. She has been a part-time consultant for two years to NTPC’s World Bank funded projects on Environmental Impact Assessment.


Connecting with the corporate is her forte. She has also conducted number of Management Development Programs and workshops in the areas of her expertise Business Communication and Entrepreneurship for corporate professionals from Private & Public Sectors, MNCs & NGOs along with numerous officials from State Trading Corporation, Indian Statistical Service, Indian Forest Service and Indian Administrative Service. Her MDPs and workshops are in the areas of ‘Overcoming stage fear for Public Speaking; Effective Communication Through Theatre Techniques; Interpersonal Relationship, Communication & Presentation Skills, Written Communication, Assertiveness, Positive Attitude, Level Five Leadership, Intrapreneurial Mindset for Leadership Roles, Entrepreneurial Mindset and Competencies, Opportunity Evaluation and Business Model & Plan'. She has keen interest in personality development and research related activities.

In 2011-12, she received the prestigious “Certification with Honors” on “Mentor Development Program for Entrepreneurs” from London Business School organized by National Entrepreneurship Network. Being a certified Mentor she has been successfully mentoring entrepreneurs. She has mentored over two hundred Entrepreneurs. Her passion though, remains “Student Start-ups”. Prof. Lal is a “Start-up Advisor” to NEN Wadhwani Programs and has been on the ‘Mentoring Board’ of IIT Kanpur Entrepreneurship Cell, Amity University, been felicitated for Mentoring the TiE Young Entrepreneurs (2014-15). In April, 2022 she has been felicitated with the “Woman of Wonder Award” for mentoring Women Entrepreneurs of WEE Foundation@ FIIT, IIT Delhi since its inception in 2016.

Besides teaching the MBA students at FORE, she has taken up various key Administrative responsibilities such as - Program Director ABN Amro Executive Education, Chair Library, Chair Placements, Area Chair Communications and since 2010, she has been heading the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at FORE. Prof. Lal is able to create an ideal blend of Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Communication in her training programs, a few of the most potential skills critical to eating success stories for Organizations in today's uncertain times.

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