The Economics, Business Studies and Accountancy Departments along with the Enship Club of Delhi Public School RK Puram organised a series of virtual webinars on the topic ‘My Entrepreneurial Experience’ in the month of December and January.
The sixth webinar in the series was organised on January 17, 2021 for the students of Class IX and XI. The guest speaker, Mr. Siddhant Bhansali is an active mentor and advisor to several startups in India. He has been working with technology companies for about 17 years and has mentored over 300 startups across multiple domains.
The webinar was attended by the Principal, Ms. Padma Srinivasan and Headmistress, Ms Rashmi Malhotra, HODs of the Accountancy, Business Studies and Economics Department along with several teachers of the said departments. While addressing the gathering, the Headmistress Ms Rashmi Malhotra spoke of the importance of such webinars to inspire students and instill a love for learning about the entrepreneurial world for their futures.
The compères for the event were Aarushi Gupta (11M) and Mridul Malani (11M). The webinar was conducted in the format of a lecture by Mr. Siddhant Bhansali. During the lecture, he covered a variety of topics ranging from the importance of higher education in an entrepreneurs life to the value of a well structured plan for any new ventures. He offered very pertinent and valuable insight into the world of entrepreneurship, explaining technical terms and covering all broad aspects of starting a venture in a manner that the students could relate to and understand easily.
This was followed by a Question & Answer session conducted by Aditya Mathur (11M) where Mr Bhansali answered questions asked by the students of Classes IX and XI. Answering one of the questions, Mr. Bhansali advised all budding entrepreneurs that an entrepreneur’s job is not to create need for his services , rather to provide services according to the consumers’ needs.
This was followed by encouraging words from the Principal Ms. Padma Srinivasan. She shared her views on the vitality of such talks and invited Mr Bhansali to return for a follow up talk with the students. Ms. Anita Singhal, HOD Economics department proposed the vote of thanks.
The technical support for the event was provided by Mr Mukesh Kumar and his team and the event was organised by Ms Shelly Malhotra.