Jaipuria Institute of Management, Jaipur played host to the NEN E-Leaders workshop on the 12th & 13th of October.
Jaipuria Institute of Management , Jaipur played host to the NEN E-Leaders workshop on the 12th & 13th of October. The Prayaas E - Cell team from Jaipuria Jaipur, coordinated the two-day event. The workshop was led by Vishnu Priya, Senior Manager NEN Consulting Chennai, & co-led by Dr. Sheenu Jain, Chairperson Prayaas, and Jaipuria Jaipur. The workshop was attended by 70selected student leaders (E-cell core committee members), representing 17 Engineering & Management institutions across Jaipur. "This workshop served as a platform for connecting E-Leaders in the Jaipur region, and to establish collaborative relationship, exchange of ideas and best practices from within the region", said Dr. Sheenu Jain.
The first day started off with various team-building activities in which E-leaders from different colleges were grouped together and asked to come up with a substantial event plan. Priya then gave a road map to be followed by the E-cells during their growth from new, to growing, and finally to mature E-cells. She also provided useful information on reporting of E-cell activities and managing the E-cell website. Some E-leaders then presented their already up-and-running student / campus ventures.
On this occasion, Dr. Rajiv Thakur, Director, Jaipuria Institute of Management , Jaipur, congratulated all E- Leaders on their initiatives to develop an entrepreneurial ecosystem on their campuses.
NEN consultant, Preeti Singh, added, "Jaipur is moving ahead, and we are striving to give a platform to students where they can meet the members of the community beyond the E-leaders of their own campus."
Day 2 of the workshop was more exciting for the students and saw the members again being teamed up for various activities that required out-of-the-box thinking. "It was a wonderful experience, the 2-day workshop was very good and it was a great learning experience for all of us," shared Isha Natani, MBA student, Banasthali Vidyapith, Jaipur, who is working with the E-Cell and the campus company in her institute. The introspection tool for leaders (through the U Tool journaling sheet) was informative, and there were interactive sessions regarding Inspired Leadership and setting up mentoring units on campus. The highlight of Day 2 was the guest lecture from young and dynamic entrepreneur Prakash Lodiya, Director E World Promotions. He stressed upon the importance of managing e-cell events professionally, building healthy client relationships, and jugaad in doing business and social media.
There was also a session by a senior e-leader from the Banasthali Vidyapeeth E-cell, who shared her experiences about being an e-leader and her specific roles / responsibilities. She emphasised the role of faculty in achieving desired results. It was decided that the Jaipur Regional E-cell would plan one impactful event in FY 2012-13, wherein it would support student ventures with networking, mentoring and counseling services. The next regional meet was planned for the first week of December 2012.
"The event was a step towards strengthening the bond between NEN and Jaipuria Jaipur , and making a mark for the Jaipuria Jaipur - Prayaas E-cell in the entrepreneurship community", said Dr. Rajiv R. Thakur. Priya was extremely appreciative of the infrastructure and the support provided by Jaipuria Jaipur and said, "It was amazing to be a part of this workshop. All the students displayed enthusiasm and the students of Jaipuria Jaipur exhibited amazing organisational skills. The workshop was well conducted and the participants from other colleges also showed great energy and enthusiasm."