On 5th September, 2014, a guest lecture was organized by the Corporate Resource Cell (CRC) team at Rai University, Ahmedabad. Retired Project Leader at Center for Entrepreneurship Development – Mr. Hiranya Vyas was the esteemed speaker.
Guest Lecture is a way of stirring students with the newest updates of the industry. The topic of the session was “Basics of Entrepreneurship”. Mr. Hiranya Vyas has thirty three years experience in Center for Entrepreneurship Development, Government of Gujarat. At present, he is a freelance trainer & faculty in the area of Entrepreneurship & HRD. He has conducted training programs in various corporate, industrial association and academic institutions. The lecture began with discussion on Entrepreneurship Development, he shared success stories of entrepreneurs like: Karshanbhai Patel – Nirma, Mr. Dhirubhai Ambani -Reliance, Narayan Murthy – Infosys, Steve Jobs – Apple, Bill Gates -Microsoft, Mark Zuckerberg – Facebook. Other key elements of the session were Why Entrepreneurship? Model of Entrepreneurship Process, Entrepreneurship Development Function, Dynamics of Entrepreneurship, Role of Entrepreneur, Functions of Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurial Traits, Entrepreneurial Competences, etc.
Entrepreneurs bear the costs and risk of launching a new venture, develop a new product, commercialize an invention, adopt a technology and envelop a new market. The guest lecture not only created awareness on Entrepreneurship among students but also inculcated entrepreneurial spirit and certainly motivated students to engage in entrepreneurship.