Who should attend
The programme is targeted at senior executives who have a role and responsibility in establishing and managing ventures within an existing organization; are charged with creating a start-up environment to nurture embryonic businesses within organisations or envisage themselves occupying either of these roles in the future.
About the course
Corporate entrepreneurship (also called intrapreneurship/internal corporate venturing/corporate innovation) refers to the development and implementation of new ideas within established companies. It is an attempt to inculcate the mindset and skills of smaller firms within larger entities. Globally, with the proliferation and oftenmeteoric rise of startups, corporate entrepreneurship is increasingly recognised as necessary to protect and even enhance a firm's competitive position. This programme provides an opportunity to understand how novel opportunities are pursued within firm boundaries, design a corporate venturing process, and nurture an organisational appetite for bold experimentation.
The major strengths of the programme are:
- A cohort of participants from different industries to learn best corporate entrepreneurship practices and intrapreneurship models
- Faculty with research and teaching expertise related to individual and firm level entrepreneurship
- IIMA's experience of incubating startups at the CIIE (Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship)
- Strong contextualization of cases and readings
- Provide the analytics, models and tools required to foster entrepreneurship within the firm
- Develop an understanding of the corporate venturing process and how some firms have managed to embed it
- Realise the importance of key variables (innovation, pro-activeness and risk taking) involved in corporate entrepreneurship
- Appreciate the many models of corporate entrepreneurship and connect those that fit with your own organisation
- Facilitate an environment where intelligent failure is not only tolerated but encouraged
- Engage with concepts like the lean start-up, open innovation and design thinking
- What ? Why ? How ? of corporate entrepreneurship
- Role of design thinking
- Learn startup and agile manufacturing
- Nurturing and embedding an entrepreneurial mindset in large companies
- Measuring a firms environment for corporate entrepreneurship
Educational Qualifications PhD (Strategic Management) Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Academic Affiliation August 2014 onwards- Faculty Member, Business Policy (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad) March 2015 onwards- Chairperson, Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneursh...
Educational Qualifications Fellow Program in Management (FPM) - Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) - Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi Indian School Certificate (ISC) - St. Columba's School, New Delhi Professional Affiliation Academy of Manageme...
Educational Qualifications University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada 1992 - 1995 Ph.D. - Social Psychology 1989 - 1992 M.A. - Social Psychology Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India 1986 - 1988 M.A. - Developmental and Educational Psychology (Ranked 1st) Sambalpur University, S.K.D.A.V. Coll...
Prof. Sharma has earned a fellowship (Ph.D) in Business Policy from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from UP Technical University. Prof. Sharma's specialization is in strategy formulation under uncertainty, innovation management, and...
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