Learning Components

The components of TEP can be broadly categorised into three areas:
  • Core Courses:
    Online modules that are focused on Entrepreneurship. The modules are designed to enable engineering students to understand the process of identifying opportunities and translating the same into business ventures.
    Year 1
    Term 1Term 2
    Introduction to programmeBM Element 2 & 3: Customers
    Opportunity IdentificationBM Element 2 & 3: Customer Validation
    Intellectual PropertyBM Element 4: Channels
    Design ThinkingBM Element 5: Revenue Models
    Introduction to lean start-upBM Element 6: Partnership & Suppliers
    Business Model CanvasBM Element 7, 8, 9: Resources, Activities & Costs
    BM Element 1: The Business Value PropositionsB-Plan and Pitching
    Year 2
    Term 3Term 4
    Usability, Aesthetics, FunctionalityAcquiring & Mobilizing Resources - Financing
    Project Management for StartupsMarketing 101
    Forecasting for new productsAcquiring & Mobilizing Resources – Building the team
    Product/Technology Adoption/Diffusion
    Competing with incumbents - 1
    Pricing ModelsHarvesting the opportunity – Exit Options & Strategies
    Basic Accounting 
    *BM - Business Model

  • Practicum:
    Hands on activity based learning through Human Centric Design Thinking Workshop, Engineering Design Challenge, Mentor workshops/boot-camps and industry visits.
  • Build Your Own Venture:
    In the second year, a series of boot-camps and mentor clinics are conducted to assist students to build their own venture. Additionally, classroom sessions on topics like marketing strategy, negotiations and other  management related topics, are held to prepare students be pitch ready for Demo Day with prospective investors.