Dr. Priam Pillai, Chief Operating Officer of Mahatma Education Society’s Pillai group of institutions and Founder of Valectus Pvt. Ltd. conducted an Idea Generation Workshop on Friday, 17th September, 2021 for the faculty and students of Pillai Institute of Management Studies and Research. It was conducted as a prelude to the Business Plan Competition 2021-22 announced by the Pillai Centre of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Dr. Priam Pillai is the Founder of Valectus Pvt Ltd, a geospatial analytics firm, that won the Maharashtra State Innovation Society’s startup award in 2020. He founded the Pillai Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in 2015.

The objective of the Idea Generation workshop was to highlight the various aspects to be considered while starting out sustainable and scalable businesses. The Idea Generation Workshop began with Dr. Priam encouraging students to think of the various problems faced by society. He spoke about generating ideas that would be viable as businesses and encouraged students to think about uniqueness, feasibility and competition as well. It was an interactive session where more than 100 students and faculty participated and made it a fun workshop. Some students and faculty shared their ideas and a professional discussion over the steps to take an idea to a business took place over the same.

It was a great learning experience for students and an exciting experience for everybody present there. Students received a valuable insight as to how to think and generate ideas for startups. The session was hosted by MMS student Anushka Shinde.

A talk on “Idea Generation Workshop- First step in Entrepreneurship” by Dr Priam Pillai was conducted at Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai campus on 28th August, 2019. It was an interactive session and the students were asked to think of problems they would like to solve. They were also asked to look into the solutions of those problems that can be converted to a business. The talk was attended by students of PCE, PIMSR and PCACS.

A similar session on Idea Generation was also conducted at the Rasayani Campus on 19th August, 2019 by Dr. Priam Pillai. Over 150 students of PHCET, PHCASC , PHPT and PHIMSR attended the interactive workshop.It was highly appreciated by all.

Idea Generation Workshop on 28th August, 2019 by Dr. Priam Pillai at Conclave, Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai Campus, Panvel

An Idea Generation Workshop was conducted by Dr. Priam Pillai on 20th August, 2018 at the Panvel Campus . Students of PCE, PCACS and PIMSR enthusiastically attended the workshop. Mr. Pillai talked about how businesses should solve the problems of the community around them. Around 100 students attended the workshop.

Idea Generation Workshop at Rasayani Campus by Dr. Priam Pillai on 28th August, 2018. The workshop was conducted for the students of PHCET, PHCASC and PHIMSR who are aspiring to start a business of their own

Dr. Priam Pillai conducted an “Idea Generation Workshop”  on 31st August 2015  at Conclave for members of the Entrepreneurs Club. About 50 students attended this workshop. Dr. Pillai emphasised on the concept of entreprenuers being problem solvers and urged the students to collaborate and work in teams with students from different streams to be able to find solutions to problems. It was an interactive session and appreciated by the students.