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Navodyami Training Program mentoring Startups

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navodyamiNavodyami since inception in 2011, has connected with more than 2000+ entrepreneurs and provided assistance to over 40 entrepreneurs. The main activities have been empowering the entrepreneurs through our workshops on market orientation and business plan preparation. The mentorship sessions with experts from the industry and financial assistance provided by us have helped the entrepreneurs to flourish dramatically as their turnover increased up to 5 – 8 times. Now they are launching

Navodyami 2014 Training Program’, the 5th the training program is as below:

The ‘Navodyami 2014 Training Program’ is meant for new start-ups and existing entrepreneurs who want to further develop and scale up their business. The training period is of 4 days where detailed workshops will be conducted on business development. The program has limited seats and the last date to submit the application is 28th, March, 2014.

Highlights of the program:

Market orientation: Through a series of customized workshops, the participants will learn about market mapping, increasing market share, understanding competition and customer choices and will also receive customer feedback on their product.

Business plan creation: This workshop translates high-end business expertise in Navodyamis’ language. Entrepreneurs will learn to project cash flow requirements, estimate working capital needs and determine the business viability.

Continuous mentorship: Selected entrepreneurs will be provided with regular mentorship, business development workshops and exposure visits to respective industry.

Benefits from the program:

Participant will learn to apply different marketing strategies to increase your customer base

Participant will learn to develop your business and scale up the operations in planned manner

Participant will learn to keep a track the costs involved and revenue generated and analyzes them

Participant will get advice from other successful entrepreneurs on your business plans

Participant can develop network with other micro entrepreneurs as you share your ideas and plans

Eligibility Criteria

The business should operate in one or more of the five districts of Belgaum, Dharwad, Gadag, Haveri and Uttar Kannada.

Should be environment friendly and follow ethical practices.

Must have the scope of becoming viable in the foreseeable future.

Between the age of 20 yrs to 45 yrs entrepreneurs can apply for this training.

The business with turnover less than 1 lakh to 5 lakh a month and less than 10 year old should only apply.

Achievements of the program:

Over 2000 Entrepreneurs trained since 2011

Leveraged over Rs. 1.5 crore of credit linkages for over 60 Shortlisted candidates

Navodyami Direct facilitated the sales worth over Rs. 15.5 lakhs

30% of entrepreneurs have increased their business turnover by 3 to 5 times reaching a turnover of up to 60 lakh per annum.

40 Navodyami’s hired over 200 people in the last year

For more information email to [email protected] or call at Iranna ( Hubli – Uttar Kannada) 9686956691 / 7760965490/

Hushanbi( Belgaum) 9008347567.

The Deshpande Foundation

Plot No. 10 MG Road D Mandoli Road (Behind ganpathi Temple

Near Tilakwadi 1st gate shanti Nagar Belgaum – 590006 


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