ONLINE COURSE PURSUED BY STUDENTS

Orientation program in Entrepreneurship (WFNEN 100)

Student Coordinators: Mr.Santhana Kumar, II Year Mechanical

Mr.Krish Saran, II Year EEE

Ramco Institute of Technology, Rajapalayam is one of the most reputed Engineering Institutions in Tamil Nadu and known for its excellent record in curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. The college offers Bachelor degree programme in Civil, CSE, ECE, EEE and Mechanical Engineering. The state-of-the-art facilities and competent faculty provide an excellent educational environment for the all-round development of the students.

To promote entrepreneurial awareness among students, we have inaugurated a cell for entrepreneurship development named RIT CEED (RIT – Council for Emerging Entrepreneurs Development) during this academic year. Through RIT – CEED we, have organized various programmes to inculcate the entrepreneurial knowledge among the students.

For the same, 41 students members of RIT CEED have pursued the online course on “Orientation programme in Entrepreneurship (WFNEN 100)” offered by Wadhwani foundations through Learn Wise platform between 04th December to 7th December, 2017. The student members actively participated and learned the course.

The schedule of the course as planned and executed as follows:

SI.NO Date Day Lessons covered
1
04.12.2017
One
Lesson 1,2 & 3
2
06.12.2017
Two
Two Lesson 4 & 5
3
05.12.2017
Three
Lesson 5,6 & 7
4
05.12.2017
Four
Lesson 8 & 9

Day 1: 04.12.2017 (Monday)

Three lessons were completed on Day 1. The entire day was split in to four sessions for completing three lessons.

Lesson 1: Let’s get started

Lesson 2: Explore E – Cells on Campus

Lesson 3: Listen to some success stories

Day 2: 05.12.2017 (Tuesday)

Lesson 4 and half of lesson 5 were completed on Day 2. The entire day was split in to four sessions for completing these lessons.

Lesson 4: Characteristics of a successful entrepreneur

Lesson 5: Communicate effectively

Day 3: 06.12.2017 (Wednesday)

Half of lesson 5 and lessons 6 and 7 were completed on Day 3. The entire day was split in to four sessions for completing these lessons.

Lesson 5:Communicate effectively

Lesson 6: Design thinking for customer delight

Lesson 7: Sales skill to become an effective entrepreneur

Day 4: 07.12.2017 (Thursday)

Two lessons were completed on Day 4. The entire day was split in to four sessions for completing two lessons.

Lesson 8: Managing risks and learning from failures

Lesson 9: Are you ready to be an entrepreneur

RIT ED-Cell has organized various programmes and encouraged students to participate in various programme and online course for creating awareness and to inculcate interest among the students regarding Entrepreneurship. Experts were invited to seed the knowledge among students in the various topics. The details of the programmes organized are:

PROGRAMME ORGANIZED

PROGRAMME I:

Title: Inaugural function of RIT – CEED

Date: 29.07.2017

Venue: ECE Seminar Hall

Students participated: Student members of RIT Entrepreneurship Development Cell

Chief Guest: Mr.J.K.Muthu, Managing Director, Kamalam Group, Madurai.

Key note speaker: Mr.Benjamin Raja, Managing Director, Farmagain Agro Private Limited, Tirunelveli

Topics covered:

  • Inauguration of RIT CEED
  • Motivation speech by Mr.J.K.Muthu
  • Motivation speech by Mr.Benjamin Raja

PROGRAMME II:

Title: Lecture on Innovation and Product Development

Date: 04.08.2017

Venue: Mechanical Seminar Hall

Students participated: II and III year

Resource person: Mr.G.Sankaranayanan, Ideator and Creator of Ideation Frameworks, Rajapalayam

Topics covered:

  • Attitude and skills required for an entrepreneur.
  • Personal life experience
  • Motivational talk

PROGRAMME III:

Title: Lecture on holistic handling of employees

Date: 30.08.2017

Venue: Mechanical Seminar Hall

Students participated: II and III year

Resource person:Dr.R.V.Mahendra Gowda, Principal, Ramco Institute of Technology

Topics covered:

  • Entrepreneurial skill
  • Different grades of employees
  • Ethical treatment of employees
  • Different types of corrective or remedial actions
  • Personal life experience

PROGRAMME IV:

Title: Lecture on Ramanathanin Vazhithadangal

Date: 05.01.2018

Venue: Mechanical Seminar Hall

Students participated: II and III year

Resource person: Mr.Ramanathan, Managing Director, Naghappa Tex, Madurai

Topics covered:

  • Life history of Mr.Ramanathan
  • Role of coir industry
  • Scope of coir industry
  • Coir products
  • Discussion session with students

PROGRAMME V:

Title: Fireside chat with Mr.Suraj and Mr.Venkatesh

Date: 17.02.2018

Venue: Mechanical Seminar Hall

Students participated: II and III year

Resource person: Mr.Suraj, Managing Partner, SVS flour Mr.Venkatesh, Managing Partner, Aqua - drop

Topics covered:

  • Life history of Mr.Suraj and Mr.Venkatesh
  • Important qualities required for an entrepreneur
  • Business ethics
  • Survival in market
  • Discussion session with students

PROGRAMME VI:

Title: IT Start-up Mania

Date: 10.03.2018

Venue: Mechanical Seminar Hall

Students participated: II and III year

Resource person: Mr.Mathan Vibranarayanan, CBRA Proprietor Mr.Yadeenthranathan, Managing Partner, Thangamayil Info Tends

Topics covered:

  • Life history of resource persons
  • Interaction with resource persons
  • Sharing of experience to be a successful entrepreneurs

PROGRAMME VII:

Title: Guest Lecture on MG6071 Entrepreneurship Development

Date: 13.03.2018

Venue: Mechanical Seminar Hall

Students participated: II and III year

Resource person: Mrs.S.Rajeshwari, Branch Manager, Canara Bank, Nagercoil

Topics covered:

  • Banking procedure
  • Term Loans
  • Government schemes for start – ups
  • Role of Banks in promoting entrepreneurship

DETAILS OF EVENTS PARTICIPATED OUTSIDE RIT

SI.NO Name of the event Organized by Date Participants
1 Grow your sales with CRM TN Chamber 19.6.2017 Mr.J.Jaichith,
III year Mechanical
2 Digit-all Village
inauguration
DIGIT - All 22.09.2017 Mr.J.Jaichith,
III year Mechanical
3 Digit 2nd anniversary DIGIT - All 30.09.2017 Mr.J.Jaichith,
III year Mechanical
4 IT-Infra TN Chamber 18.10.2017 Mr.J.Jaichith,
III year Mechanical
5 Two days residential
workshop on ‘Design Thinking and Student
Design Project under Clinic Scheme
IIITD & M, Chennai 07.12.2017 Mr. J.Jaichith,
Mr. M.Natarajan,
Mr. M.Ajith Kumar,
III year Mechanical
6 Digit-All volunteers orientation program TN Chamber 09.12.2017 Mr.J.Jaichith,
III year Mechanical
7 Marketing from TIE TIE-IITDM 15.12.2017 Mr.J.Jaichith,
III year Mechanical
8 EPC Export Summit TN Chamber 16.12.2017 Mr.J.Jaichith,
III year Mechanical
9 ‘Business Quiz’ IEDP Hub,
Anna University Regional Campus
Tirunelveli
22.01.2017 Mr.K.Bhuvaneshwaran, III year ECE
Mr.A.Santhana Kumar, II year Mechanical
10 Workshop on ‘e-Commerce’ DIGIT - All 23.01.2018 Mr. J.Jaichith, III year Mechanical
Mr.M .Natarajan, III year Mechanical
11 ‘Seminar on project formulation
and finance accounting’
IEDP Hub, Anna University Regional
Campus Tirunelveli
24.01.2018 Mr.Krish Saran, II year EEE
Mr.S.Vanniaperumal, II year Mechanical
Mr.A.Santhana Kumar, II year Mechanical
12 ‘Safe and secure online & mobile transactions DIGIT - All 20.03.2018 Mr.R.Rakesh, III year Mechanical
Mr.E.Selva Kumar, III year Mechanical
Mr.G.Poneelan, III year Mechanical
Mr.J.Jaichith, III year Mechanical