Learning Components

The components of TEP can be broadly categorised into three areas: Online courses, Practicum and Build your Business Plan.
  • Online Course Modules:
    The online modules which are spread over two years 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 TEP
    Strategies to Protecting Innovation
    Entrepreneurial VisionBM Element 1: Business Value Propositions
    Overview of EntrepreneurshipBM Element 2 & 3: Customers & Customer Validation
    Life of an EntrepreneurBM Element 4: Channels
    Opportunity IdentificationBM Element 5: Revenue Models
    Design ThinkingBM Element 6: Partnership & Suppliers
    Case DiscussionsBM Element 7, 8, 9: Resources, Activities & Costs
     B-Plan and Pitching
    Year 2
    Term 3Term 4
    Strategic ManagementProject Management for Start-ups
    Basic AccountingForecasting for New Products
    Legal ComplianceNew Product/Technology Adoption/Diffusion
    FinancePricing Models
    Start-up Core TeamMarketing 101
    Usability, Aesthetics and FunctionalityAcquiring and Mobilising Resources - Building the Team
    Innovation and CreativityAcquiring and Mobilising Resources - Financing
    New Product Development 
    *BM - Business Model

The Practicum includes activity based learning through:
  • Human Centric Design Thinking Workshops 
  • Prototype Building Exercises
  • Idea to Market boot-camps

Build Your Business Plan:
In the second year, a series of boot-camps and mentor clinics are conducted to assist students in building their own business plan. 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.