"What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone, know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed."
In 2014, the Government of India initiated the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’. Fast forward 4 years – Subodh Kar and Saravanan V.A – cohorts of the Executive MBA at the Institute of Product Leadership, have designed a business model called ‘mPower’ to make a greener and cleaner India.They plan to generate electricity for the common areas in big apartments by utilising the wet waste and in the process, optimise waste management. Their start-up pitch was selected as the best idea and won a cash prize from the elite jury of 15+ members. Such business models are the need of the hour and are a holistic boost for the ‘Make In India’ and ‘Skill India’ initiative. Innovative solutions for real world problems is at the heart of IPL’s ‘Skillathon’ initiative, which is a unique combination of new age skills put to the test in a Hackathon. This motto was actualised at the 3rd skillathon of the season, conducted at the IPL Whitefield Campus, Bangalore on 17th March, in front of a live jury, which consisted of alumni members and industry experts.
Institute of Product Leadership is Asia’s First Business School providing accredited degree programs and certification courses exclusively in Product Management and Marketing, Data Science and Technology Management.