Chemmanur Entrepreneur Program (CEP)
What is the CEP Program
We teach high School students / final year college students / corporate teams entrepreneurial skills over 50+ Hrs ( 8 days) divided over 2 months normally during weekends.
We have 3 phases
1st phase – Training Phase : Where the focus is on 80% engaged activities with clear learning objectives , business games , teams are formed where each member of the team has a role and responsibility , ideation – identifying a specific problem & its solution , how to prepare a brief business plan through the Business Model Canvas , Financial chart , creative thinking ,design thinking , customer validation by conducting customer feed back surveys, the participants also learn team dynamics and presentation skills.
2nd phase – Coaching : the teams are also coached and mentored by professionals / Resource people/ entrepreneurs who will assist the team to correct their business plan and help with developing a product prototype.
3rd phase -Internal evaluation / Business plan competition.
The judging criteria :–
The program has proven to have the below end results :
Its not about the number of hours , its about the impact you can create in the shortest period of time at the lowest cost by creating an environment of learning where the trainer acts more as a facilitator with a focus on making the session interesting/fun and competitive.
“Ross perot said – Inventories can be managed but people must be led ‘ CEP creates future leaders for tomorrow”.
Anisha Cherian who is a Charter member of TIE Kerala and is the lead for the TYE program .She initiated the TYE ( The Young Entrepreneur ) for TIE Kerala and was instrumental in creating its training model ,curriculum and launching the program in multiple reputed Private schools and Government Schools in Kerala . The program has been spreading like fire in Kerala over the last few years due to its high impact in producing transformative change to the participants over a short timeline of 50+ hrs at minimal cost.