Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC)
SSM Institute of Engineering and Technology has established Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) in 2013. The Cell is managed by faculty members of SSMIET.
Regarding entrepreneurship as a career option, the main objective of EDC is to create awareness among the students and educated unemployed youth of south India. It also aims at conducting training programmes and guest lecturers for skill development, entrepreneurship related courses to be incorporated in management and engineering programs and also to provide guidance and facilities to entrepreneurs during gestation for the first time.
The EDC cell organizes Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes and Faculty Development Programmes in the region by conducting research work and survey to identify entrepreneurial opportunities. We also guide and assist prospective entrepreneurs on various aspects such as preparing project reports, obtaining project approvals, loans and facilities from agencies of support systems and information on various technologies. For the benefit of students, we organize guest lectures, seminars etc., for promotion and growth of entrepreneurship.