‘Women entrepreneur can succeed with back-up plan’

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Apr 2017 09:59:23


Business Bureau,

THE Entrepreneur Forum of Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) organised a talk on ‘25 Business Ideas for Women Entrepreneur’ by renowned consultant, trainer and motivator Sharad Khandelwal.


Khandelwal who has over 25 years of experience in the field of IT and management and is also an accomplished corporate trainer having worked with companies like Toshiba, Wipro, Acer, PCL etc. During the course of his career, he has done extensive studies on women entrepreneurship.


Khandelwal the founder of WITS Incorporation, gave a list of 25 ideas which any women interested in entrepreneurship can take up and spin it into a booming business. An out of the box thinker, Khandelwal, elaborated the ways and means for women entrepreneurs to enhance productivity in challenging business environment. He presented 25 business ideas for women entrepreneurs, who want to start their business but lack an idea.


Khandelwal divided the ideas into four broad categories of home based business model (6 ideas), flexi hours business model (6 ideas), low investment model (5 ideas) and nurturing talent model (8 ideas). Khandelwal said, “If an idea is taken forward diligently and sincerely, it can definitely become a sustainable business.”He also suggested how existing business like laundry services, tutorial classes, cleaning services, cookery classes can be reinvented and turned into profitable business ventures.


Khandelwal emphasised that no business is without hurdles. “Each business however small will eventually come across challenges and competition and the only way a good women entrepreneur can succeed is by having a back-up plan to face any eventuality in business,” he said.


Akash Agrawal, Chairman of Entrepreneur Forum spoke about the significance of women entrepreneurship globally and how women can effectively contribute to national building by taking up entrepreneurship as a profession. The programme was chaired by Dr Suhas Buddhe Secretary of VIA, spoke about the importance of women entrepreneurship.


Ashit Sinha, former Vice President of VIA proposed the vote of thanks. The programme was conducted by Anita Rao, Convenor of Entrepreneur Forum.