E CELL FINAL

E-Cell Activities 2019-20

Startup Formun

Date:Fortnightly
About: 

Objective:
The Startup Forum was designed to build a strong eco-system that nurtures and motivates innovation and startups in the institution.

  • Outcome:
    • Generation of startup ideas by students.
    • Discussion of ideas with other like-minded students.
    • Getting insight about the flaws and also alternative suggestions for your ideas.
    • Experiential learning from other startups.
  • Proceedings:
    • Students meet fortnightly to discuss on startups or feasible startups with other students.
    • Discussion allows suggestions as well as identification of flaws and corrective measures to help the growth of the ideation.

Personal Productivity Blueprint Workshop

Date:28th February,2020
Venue:Seminar Hall
Judges:Mr.Parag Gadhia Founder & Director of DEEP ABILITY CONSULTING

About: 
Objective:
This workshop is been designed to help everyone who feels need to improve the way they manage their time and themselves.

  • Outcome:
    • Dealing with lot of clutters and bogged down by it.
    • Facing difficulty in concentrating and frequently getting distracted with what’s happening around you in college and in personal life.
    • Feeling yourself unorganized.
    • Facing difficulty to prioritize the task.
    • Suffering from habit Delaying the stuff which should have been done long back leading to stress.
    • Trying to figure out where you are loosing out on been productive.
    • Learn to have the productive morning routines.
    • Learn to avoid wasting time on computers.
    • Get things done with the proven system which can be easily implemented.

Brand Challenge Competition

Date:5th March 2020
Venue:BMM CR-4 (C- wing)
Judges:Abhijeet Patil, Tanisha Lobo

About: 
Objective:
The event is designed such that participants are assigned a failed brand and it is up to the student to turn the fortunes of the brand around

  • Outcome:
    • Students will be able to devise marketing and branding strategies.
    • Students will learn how to make maximum use of a limited resource,
    • The gap between Marketing and Engineering will be reduced significantly.
  • Proceedings:
    • Participants have been assigned a failed brand.
    • They will present the brand with a new marketing strategy and other criteria in the form of a pitch.
    • Judges will question the participants on the basis of the pitch.

Budget Making Competiton

Date: 28th February,2020
Venue:
Seminar Hall
Judges: Mr. Devarajan Ramanathan (Founder R Devarajan Co),Mr. Vikram Hande (Faculty DBIT-MMS)

About: 
Objective:
Budget Making Competition is a competition which motivated students to use creativity & design thinking skills to develop a budget. This is a competition where participants get a chance to prepare an annual budget for a business.

  • Outcome:
    • Students learn to manage Capital
    • Students learn about various tax parameters for different business
    • Students comes to know how profits are generated in a particular industry/business
    • Students learn to make a budget.
  • Proceedings:
    • Participants are given a question statements regarding a particular business.
    • They will come up with a Budget plan and idea to improve income in their plan as a solution towards the question.
    • Participants then had to pitch their budget paln in front of a panel of Judges
    • Judges will question the participants on the basis of the pitch.

Stock Market Simulation

Date: 2nd to 5th March 2020

About: 
Objective:
A virtual stock market competition where students trade stocks with the sole objective of maximizing their profits in accordance with market-index. Students will trade stocks with respect to Bombay Stock Exchange

  • Outcome:
    • The purpose of the Competition is to help teach how the stock market works using virtual money and real stock market statistics.
    • The Stock Market Competition Teaches You How the Market Works.
  • Proceedings:
    • It was an online competition for which DSIJ Stock game application was downloaded by all the participants
    • All the participants were assigned with a play money of ₹ 10,00,000 in their portfolio and the one with maximum money in their portfolio at the end of competition wins.

Stock Market Talk

Date:27th February 2020

Venue: BMM Seminar Hall

Speakers:Mr. Kalpesh Gohli,Mr. Sadique Raza

About: 
Objective:
To teach students the basic of stock market.

  • Outcome:
    • Students got to learn the basic strategies on how and when to invest in real Stock Market.

Intership Expo

Date:7th October 2019

Venue: Seminar Hall

About: 
Objective:
Platform for students to get an internship of various job roles.

  • Outcome:
    • Students get a chance to get an in-campus internship.
  • Proceeding:
    • Companies will be staged in three rooms.
    • Students have to walk-in with their resumes, sit for an interview at the company they want to intern with and was selected if they fulfiled the company’s criteria.

ISDI Session

Date:25th July, 2019

Venue: Mondini Hall

Speakers:Mr. Omkar Pandharkame, Mr. Vishal Samal

About: 
Objective:
The objective of the event was to motivate students to design and emphasize on the importance of innovation in the present world.

  • Outcome:
    • Students gained insight on various entrepreneurial skills and how to achieve them.
    • The various reasons for the failure of startups were focused on.
    • Students learnt about the market and how the market influences innovation.
    • Students knew the feasible market sectors for future innovation.

Any Body Can Do Entrepreneurship

Course Duration:30hr

About: 
Objective:
The course is designed in a manner to convey the fundamental steps that any budding entrepreneur should take to translate it from ideation to execution.This is a course conducted by Navayuvak Entrepreneurs in association with the E-Cell of DBIT.

  • Outcome:
    • They will have their business model and the initial steps of their venture ready in front of them.
    • The lifelong guidance from mentors will ensure their steps on their startup journey is firm.
  • Proceedings
    • The course is designed to teach the fundamentals of entrepreneurship from scratch.
    • 90% of the course was taught with the help of practical cases and applications, the remaining 10% was theoretical.The programme was be conducted by industry experts and veterans who will be lifelong mentors for the participants.

BSE Impact

Date: 9th August, 2019

About: 
Objective:
The event is designed such that participants will understand the basics of business design and Pitching.

Objective:
The event is designed such that participants will understand the basics of business design and Pitching.

  • Outcome:
    • Students will be able to devise various business strategies.
    • Students will learn the various factors that affect the Design Thinking phase.
    • Students will learn how to pitch a business idea.
  • Proceedings
    • Participants will choose a problem statement.
    • They will come up with a design and business plan as a solution towards the problem.
    • Particpants then had to pitch thier idea in front of a panel of Judges.
    • Judges will question the participants on the basis of the pitch..

E cell Inauguration

Date: 1st August 2019

Venue: Mondini Hall

Speakers:Mr. Gaurav Mishra, MD of Navayuvak Entrepreneurs

Objective:

  • Interactive session to help students gain insights on various opportunities that the ecell provides. 
  • Insights on how Navayuvak Entrepreneurs helps student to develop an entrepreneurial Mindset.

E-Cell Activities 2018-19

When Engineer Meets Entrepreneur

Date: 3rd August 2018

Venue: BMM CR-5, C-Wing

Speaker: Mr Raj Dhiravani, Innovation catalyst at Riidl, Mumbai.

Objective:

  • Interactive session to help students gain insights on pros and cons of working and job vs being an entrepreneur
  • Insights on how an entrepreneur's life is vs that of a 9-5 job.
  • Create awareness of alternative opportunities post engineering

InnovatioNext Workshop

Date: 30th August 2018

Venue: D-wing, 7th Floor

Speaker: Mr Pravin Rajpal, Founder, InnovatioNext & Top 30 Influential Leaders in India.

Objective:

  • How to bulletproof an idea
  • Convert idea to a tangible product
  • Importance of Innovation and Collaboration

RIIDL Field Visit: Design Thinking Workshop

Date: 26th September & 4th October 2018

Venue: Riidl Labs, Mumbai

Speaker: Mrs Hetal Doshi

Objective:

  • Help students cultivate skills in the direction of Design Thinking
  • Tackle a real life problem and find as well as design multiple feasible solution to it
  • Learn about various types of Fabrication and rapid Prototyping methods to bring your design to life.

Colosseum Events

Brand Challenge Competition

Date: 27th February 2018
Venue: Tejas Lab, Department of EXTC
Judge: Mr. Abhijeet Patil, co-founder of Polynesia


About:
Objective:
The event is designed such that participants are assigned a failed brand and it is up to the student to turn the fortunes of the brand around.
Outcome:
●    Students will be able to devise marketing and branding strategies.
●    Students will learn how to make maximum use of a limited resource,
●    The gap between Marketing and Engineering will be reduced significantly.
Proceedings:
●    Participants have been assigned a failed brand.
●    They will present the brand with a new marketing strategy and other criteria in the form of a pitch.
●    Judges will question the participants on the basis of the pitch.
●    Cash prizes will be awarded to the best 3 strategies as decided by the judges.

Social Entrepreneurship Competition

Date: 28th February 2018
Venue: Tejas Lab, Department of EXTC
Judge: Mr. Ashok Kalbag, Secretary, IUCEE
Objective:
The event is designed such that the participants have to present an idea which has the potential to help the society and present the financial metrics for the same.
Outcome:
●    Platform to pitch a sustainable idea.
●    Quiz round ensures student’s knowledge on business and startups are tested.
●    Financial Round results in students being able to make financial projections and other metrics, thus rounding them up as an entrepreneur
Proceedings:
●    Presentation of idea.
●    Questions to be asked.
●    Quiz round.
●    Presentation of Financial metrics.
●    Aggregate points will be allocated after every round. Participants with highest aggregate wins.
The Top 3 contestants with the highest points were awarded prizes.

Product Design Workshop

Date: 28th February 2018
Venue: Seminar Hall
Speakers: Mr Amit Kundal & Mr David Wittenberg
About:
Objective:
To develop an acumen for pre-emptive thinking and innovation in goods and products.
Outcome:
●    Students will be able to adapt and innovate the design to cater and solve real-life problems.
●    Also, with the help of real-life case studies, they will be solve a problem given by the speakers with the help of stationery.
Proceedings:
●    Workshop is split into two halves, the Product Design half and the Entrepreneurship half.
●    In the first half, students will be learning how to and designing products to solve a particular purpose.
●    The second half comprises of application this knowledge in the field of entrepreneurship.

The Entrepreneurial Bend Talk

Date: 27th February 2018
Venue: Multipurpose Hall
Speaker: Mr Omkar Pandharkame, co-founder at GoCollab                           
Objective:
An entrepreneurship experience especially for those students who have a keen interest in entrepreneurship.
Outcome:
Students will get key insights on what it means to be an entrepreneur, and how to transform an idea into a business.
Proceedings:
The keynote speaker will address the audience in an interactive manner.

Internship Expo

Date: 27th February 2018
Venue: D-wing, 1st Floor
Objective:
Platform for students to get an internship of various job roles.
Outcome:
Students get a chance to get an in-campus internship.
Proceedings:
Companies will be staged in three rooms. Students have to walk-in with their resumes, sit for an interview at the company they want to intern with and will get selected if they fulfill the company’s criteria.

E-Cell Activities 2017-18

Pitch It!

Date: 15th September 2017
Venue: Multipurpose Hall, C-wing, BMM Department
Panelists:  Mr. Ranjit Shetty, Mr. Ujawal Andhari, Mr Sebastian Sequeira, Mr Ravi Banka
Judges: Mr Ashok Kalbag, Mr Venkatesh Prasad, Mr Prasad Padalkar

About: Pitch It was the inaugural E-Cell business idea competition followed by a panel discussion with industry experts and self-made entrepreneurs such as Mr. Ranjit Shetty, Mr. Ujawal Andhari and Mr. Venkatesh Prasad amongst others who were kind enough to grace this event and judge the participant's ideas as well.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Field Visit

Date: 10th October 2017
Venue: Indian School of Design & Innovation, Lower Parel. (ISDI)

Speakers: Mr Omkar Pandharkame, Mr Amit Kundal, Mr David Wittenberg

About: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Field Visit was an initiative taken by the E-Cell to give students an exposure to the subject of Innovation via a series of talks and a hands-on workshop conducted by the faculty of ISDI. Around 50 students enrolled and were taken to India Bulls Centre in Lower Parel to the ISDI campus wherein Mr. Amit Kundal, Mr. David Wittenberg and Mr. Omkar Pandharkame conducted the session. A few glimpses:

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