Besant Group of Institutions, Mangaluru

Workshop on Start-ups


About MSNM Besant:

Manel Srinivas Nayak Memorial Besant Institute of Post Graduate Studies is the flagship Institution of Women’s National Education Society, Mangaluru catering to MBA Education. The Institute offers two-year full time MBA programme affiliated to Mangalore University, approved by AICTE, and re-accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade. The Institute has the distinction of being the first MBA Institute to be affiliated to Mangalore University and is regarded as pioneer in Management Education in Mangaluru. In its twenty years, the Institute has developed into a leading centre for professional management education, research and consultancy services in this part of the country. In addition to offering a full time course in management, the Institute also offers a number of specialized training programs, organizes seminars and workshops in collaboration with reputed Institutions.

About KCCI:

Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the apex body in Dakshina Kannada. Along with its members, KCCI works towards making the region of Dakshina Kannada congenial for sustained economic activities by entrepreneurs, business houses and corporates, leading to better employment, better utilization of resources and balanced inclusive growth of this region. KCCI promotes and protects the interests of anyone engaged in trade, commerce, manufacturing, and allied activities, specifically in the region of Dakshina Kannada & India in general.

Workshop Theme:

Creating a new scalable venture is a challenging and complex task. Whether you’re on your own or head of a small studio, you absolutely need to know how to run a business professionally and profitably. The road to success is long, winding and strewn with pitfalls, obstacles and blind turns. All it starts with making a smart decision about the areas of expertise you plan to focus on and developing the best operational and legal foundation to run your business.

This workshop will help you make decisions on how to position your business and set-up a profitable compensation system. It emphasizes on the importance of specialization, how to run your business profitably, and tips for promoting your business to prospects.

Objectives of the Workshop:

  • Help participants to understand the process, challenges, risks and rewards of starting up a new scalable venture.
  • Equip them with the tools required to start their own business.
  • To provide a deep understanding on legal procedures required for start ups.
  • Improve their chances of successfully starting their own business

Participants will learn how to:

  • Generate and assess scalable business ideas
  • Develop creative problem-solving skills required in entrepreneurial businesses
  • Create and develop a business model canvas and business plan
  • Analyze market opportunities
  • How to raise money from venture investors and Banks

Learning Areas:

  • Business plans - what & why?
  • How to fund your start-up?
  • Legal Compliance
  • Business Ideas & Scalability

Resource Persons:

Mr. Ajith Kamath K.

Mr. Ajith Kamath K.
Proprietor, M/s Ajith Enterprises, 
President, KSIA

Mr. Naveen Narayan

Mr. Naveen Narayan
Fellow Member, 
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Mr. Santosh Prabhu

Mr. Santosh Prabhu
Intelex IP Solutions 

Dr. Madanmohan Rao

Dr. Madanmohan Rao
Research Director, 
YourStory Media,
KM Consultant

Target Group:

This workshop is targeted at budding Entrepreneurs and college students with creative Start-ups ideas.

Intake: Only Limited Seats. Please register by 17/02/2020 through the form link given below.

Registration and Payment:

Registration form link:

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Registration fee: Registration fee for the students is Rs. 250 & for young entrepreneurs is Rs. 1000.

Payment: Payment can be made online(please see payment procedure below). Please send screenshot of payment made to . On the spot payments are also welcome.

Payment Procedure:

Option1: Payment may be made in the form of DD/Cheque drawn in favour of “WNES-MSNM”, payable at Mangaluru, Karnataka, India.

Option2: Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) using the account number: 103600301000039, Bank of Baroda, Bondel, Mangaluru, IFSC Code: VIJB0001036


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