SK Associates & Group organized an International Conference on, “Opportunity Recognition & Evaluation in Entrepreneurship; Experts shared their views


Hyderabad: 18 January 2023 :: SK Associates & Group had organized an International Conference on, “Opportunity Recognition And Evaluation in Entrepreneurship” from January 15-17. The Conference was hosted online & streamed LIVE on their YouTube channel from 7- 8:30 PM IST on all 3 days. The Top 16 eminent and noteworthy Entrepreneurs and Professors of Entrepreneurship from APAC and EMEA were invited to speak at the event.

SK A & G is an ISO certified management consulting firm registered under MSMED Act 2006 with the Government of India. We are a strong team of 6,000+ Professionals from various backgrounds such as Chartered Accountants, Company Secretaries, Advocates, Professors, Mediators, Arbitrators, Formal Bureaucrats & Judges & Entrepreneurs turned Consultants. We aim to strengthen the global economic growth by providing pro- bono consulting services to budding student entrepreneurs and help them build their startups across various industries. All the Guest Speakers were awarded with a Certificate of Honour and the Attendees were given Participation Certificates.

The Synopsis of the speeches given by the Guests is stated as follows:

Problem solving is the most essential trait in any budding entrepreneur which helps them develop exciting solutions. Startups are built to commercialize a solution for a problem which impacts a lot of people.

  • Dr Jeff Hoffman
    Global Entrepreneurship Network

From logistics to supply chain, things have evolved a lot in the healthcare sector thanks to a lot of innovative entrepreneurs. Startups are here to create a new solution for every problem and must be encouraged.

  • Dr Ayan Chatterjee
    Assistant Professor
    Adamas University (Barasat)

The startup culture has created more employment and business opportunities across the world. Young entrepreneurs are mostly trying to make a change in this world via their ideas and potential abilities.

  • Dr Mourad Mansour
    Assistant Professor
    KFUPM Business School (Saudi Arabia)

Opportunities are many in the market but it takes a good research and analysis to discover them. Later on, entrepreneurs can provide products and services according to the clients requirements.

  • Manjeera Ravipati
    BNP Paribas

Opportunities must be created for community impact and development purposes. Extensive market research can lead to discovery of new opportunities for growth.

  • Dr Devasheesh Mathur
    Assistant Professor
    Goa Institute of Management

Machine Learning, Automotive Tools, Additive engineering and manufacturing has great opportunities growth. Startups must focus in these areas also as the manufacturing industry too plays an important role in the economy.

  • Dr Tushar R Dandekar
    Research Associate
    IIT Bombay

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. Victory comes from finding opportunities in problems. A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity and an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

  • Dr. Ravi Chatterjee
    Assistant Professor
    IMT Business School

There is a wonderful quote by Henry Ford: When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the plane takes off against the wind, not with it. Every entrepreneur must live by it.

  • Shibin Mohamed
    Assistant Faculty
    Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

Choice of words and your approach of looking at things in a holistic way greatly matters for an entrepreneur. Choose your words wisely and have a polite tone while addressing others. These are the pillars of soft skills that every entrepreneur must aspire for.

  • Dr. Karthiga SV
    Assistant Professor
    SRM University

Entrepreneurship promotion and training should not be limited to evaluating economic viability but also improving passion and desire for achievements and other non- economic rewards. Developing a strong desire and passion for financial and non-economic gains can encourage self- efficacy, motivation, and entrepreneurial persuasion for business ventures.

  • Dr. Tahseen Anwar Arshi
    American University of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE)

My advice for everyone would be to keep challenging yourself and never settle for less. The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect.

  • Dr. Subodh Shrivastava
    Greymetre Consultants Pvt Ltd.

Self- introspection of one’s personal qualities and skill sets is a must before embarking on an innovative and passionate journey of entrepreneurship. This holds even more importance due to the ever- changing competitive environment.

  • Dr. Hariom Puniyani
    HOD & Professor
    Hislops College Nagpur

Entrepreneurs must search for change, respond to it and exploit it as an opportunity. Dream big and make it happen.

  • Dr. Priyanka Priyadarshini
    Assistant Professor
    Amity University Jharkhand

Never run to be the next unicorn. Simply focus on your business, remember that hard work always pays off and let time do its magic.

  • Priya Mandleshwar
    PhD Scholar
    IIM Indore

Face challenges and keep heading on towards your goals. They are gifts that force us to search for a new centre of gravity and discover our hidden potential.

  • Dr. Preeti Tiwari
    Assistant Professor
    OP Jindal University

Entrepreneurs must have an eye which other people usually miss. An out of the box thinking and the ability to feel the pulse well ahead in time is very crucial. To be able to convert his vision into opportunity is exactly what an entrepreneur is made of.

  • CS Tanvee Srivastava
    MR & Associates

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