Saturday, August 1, 2009
Entrepreneurship gets new name – Fountainhead School of Business
Chandigarh, July 30
The entrepreneurship skills have got a new name with Fountainhead MBA, which is among very few entrepreneurship development institutions of India.
One of its kind institutes in north India, the Fountainhead MBA is dedicated almost exclusively to entrepreneurship development. Its director Mr Mohit Bansal, an entrepreneur himself, is an alumnus of Symbiosis International University and brings with him a variety of experience from corporate & business sectors.
The institute offers two courses with complete focus on entrepreneurship development and specializations of “New Venture Creation” and “Family Business Management”, in addition to specializations of Marketing, Finance, HR, IT, Operations & International Business. It offers MBA with IPGP (industry integrated post graduate program) and MBA with PGP (post graduate program). The duration of both these courses is two years.
Through these industry-oriented courses, the student is put on a guaranteed internship from the day he or she joins MBA and starts earning a stipend. Pupil also ends up gaining experience by the end of course.
Impetus of these courses is on entrepreneurship development and giving students opportunity to set up their own venture. Going a step ahead, in order to insure safe future, the students are also offered funding assistance through yearly business plan contest, Mr Bansal added. The USP of institute remains its strong support from business and corporate sector and has faculty from top institutes.
While cost incurred on IPGP is Rs. 75,000 per semester (Total Rs. 3.00 Lacs), that incurred on PGP is Rs. 37,500/- per semester (Total Rs. 1.50 Lacs).
Institute also offers scholarship scheme upto Rs 2.50 lac per student and test for the same will be held on Sunday, August 9th.
Prospective candidate can visit the institute’s website www.fountainheadMBA.com for details of eligibility criteria and the selection procedure. Last date to apply for the courses is August 7th, 2009.