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B-schools are enabling students from less privileged backgrounds to become entrepreneurs

B-schools are enabling students from less privileged backgrounds to become entrepreneurs

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Indian youth from low-income families typically face challenges such as lack of confidence, inadequate communication skills, and lack of access to education that will help them bridge the gap between their abilities and the skills currently in demand, as well as lack of adequate finances to avail such an education. They also need support to develop their personalities and training in skills such as communication, critical and analytical thinking, problem solving, professionalism, and collaboration, all of which contribute to successful entrepreneurship,” says Mumbai-based Akhil Shahani, MD, Thadomal Shahani Centre of Management, (TSCFM) and director, SAGE Foundation, pointing out that the best way to help the students is to develop programmes that address their needs beyond only academics and provide soft skills training as well. Earlier this month, SAGE Foundation and TSCFM announced 75 scholarships for under-resourced youth in Mumbai and Pune for the Professional Diploma in Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance programme (PDBFSI).

Read Full Article: https://www.educationtimes.com/article/campus-beat-college-events/93902552/b-schools-are-enabling-students-from-less-privileged-backgrounds-to-become-entrepreneurs

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