MUSSOORIE, April 15th
Three days’ workshop that began on 13th concluded at Oak Grove School Auditorium on Sunday.
The chief guest Shridhar Sampath, ex-Oakgrovian, International Motivational speaker, Author, Corporate Educator, coach and CEO of Motivaluate Consulting from Dubai during the workshop took the students into a journey of entrepreneurship. The students of Class-IX to XII participated in the workshop.
Sridhar stated that the vision of the Young Entrepreneurs Program is to help create a community where young people are empowered to take responsibility for their personal and professional future through creating and developing their own business plan to achieve financial independence. Sridhar further added that the mission of the Young Entrepreneurs workshop is to promote entrepreneurship opportunities to our students, encouraging them by providing the knowledge, resources and support necessary to create their own small business, which in turn will enhance our local economy. By empowering our students through this program, they will be transited into a workforce with a better chance to achieve their financial and professional goals. Yuvraj – ex-Oakgrovian and CEO of B-shed cafe- a fast growing restaurant chain based in Delhi and Gurgaon. He spoke to the students about his inspiring business journey, from being a aspiring fighter pilot to student of Political science to corporate executive turned entrepreneur.
The program concluded with presentation by students of their business plans – from mobile phone apps to innovative ideas to recycle waste, they presented their business plans with lots of confidence and enthusiasm. The icing on the cake was a motivational speech by Shridhar Sampath titled “Dreams to success – how to be a star performer” motivating the students to find their passion and achieve their full potential.
J.P. Pandey, Principal, Oak Grove school said that “The alumni of Oak Grove School are a great source of inspiration and we are privileged to be able to harness their goodwill to conduct this program. With this program, we are giving our students a taste of the real world and enhancing their life skills. He further added that the mission of the Young Entrepreneurs workshop is to promote entrepreneurship opportunities for young people, to create small businesses and enhance the local economy, to improve the community by empowering students as they transit into a workforce to achieve their financial and professional goals, and to provide the knowledge, resources and support necessary for their success.
Dr. Sanjay Dube, Head Master, Oak Grove Boys’ school, Rekha Sangal, Headmistress, Oak Grove Girls’ school, Dr.Atul Kumar Saxena, Vinay Kumar, R.K Nagpal, Dhairya Nagpal , Anupam Singh and other faculty members of the school present in the workshop.