By IE&M Research
The government has appointed online learning platform UpGrad as the official educational partner in its ‘StartUp India’ learning programme. UpGrad, cofounded by Ronnie Screwvala, Mayank Kumar, Ravijot Chugh, and Prabhav Phalgun, will offer a four-week course -varied from its flagship
15 week programme which will guide aspiring entrepreneurs as well as those who are already two-three years into their startup journey. The course will include case studies, insights from leading startups as well as structured interactive sessions for creating vision, strategy, size of market, team building, business plans, etc. Screwvala said the objective of the learning module is to educate aspiring entrepreneurs about the challenges in their entrepreneurial journey and inform them of the key steps required to set up their venture. The program will begin in English and then will be launched in multiple vernacular languages. The program will not have any selection process. Anyone can apply, take up the course and get through it.