Title of the Session: Seminar on “Food Business Ideas for First Time Entrepreneurs”
Organizer : Marine Catering and Hotel Management  
Date : 22.11.2022 Time: 9.30 P.M to 11.30 (120 Minutes)
Mode of the Session : Physical Venue: Seminar Hall
Theme(If Applicable) : Entrepreneur
Expert / Speaker Details:
Name: Mr. R. Karthikeyan Designation:  CEO
Organisation: Jeyaram Bakery, Madurai
Objectives of the activity: 

·         To train students in food Industry including managerial aspects.

·         To train the entrepreneurs about the nuances  in bakery and confectionery

·          To train entrepreneurs in marketing of products, export as well as quality control.

·         To generate employment directly or indirectly.

Highlights of the Session:

The Resource Person Mr. R. Karthikeyan, CEO of Jeyaram Bakery, spoke to the students about the importance of hygiene in food units, the license required to start a food business, the availability of bank loans and how to approach the bank manager for a loan, the importance of food safety certificate, the employee’s provident fund, the ESIC facility for workers, the importance of hard work, and accepting and learning the latest technology in your industry. This seminar enhanced the development of the concept for sustaining the food business and made it a memorable experience.

Outcome(s) of the activity:

·         Students were able to plan a business, describe the competition, target customer and financial expectations for their business concept.

·         Student revealed the results of their business to the class, as ‘GO’ or ‘NO GO’ business idea.

1.          Students will have a business plan that can be used to create their own business.

Participants Details:

v Total No. of students participated: 85

v Total No. of staff (Teaching / Non-Teaching) participated: 7