iBuD - Exposure Tours
While India is dreaming of reaping benefits of its demographic dividends, large section of our youth are unaware of their potential and the opportunity that they have in the current circumstances. Material aspirations, and the charm of consumerism that they can afford to enjoy, creates a huge dilemma, obfuscates the path to growth and advancement, and has the dangerous probability of being led up the wrong path leading to non-utilization of available opportunity and avoidable wastage of the talent inherent in the young.
On the other hand the older generation in business had faced many adverse situations, had taken risks in setting up and running the businesses, crossed geographical boundaries and achieved their own share of success. They perhaps deserve to enjoy their satisfaction, ownership and attachment to their present business, wanting to grow in the same one, wanting their younger family members to take over the same show, and run it in the same way that they have hitherto done it.
While there are instances that our forefathers in the business community migrated from one location to the other – reaching to the remotest of places, taking advantage in business because of meager means of communication and transportation, they have made sure to pass on the businessmindset& traits and substantial financial comfort to many of our youngsters. Today's youth have inherited this advantage from the previous generation which can be explored as the launching pad for attaining the next level, and quite possibly, to go beyond. It should not be a scenario where comfort of money and easy access to materialistic pleasures may hold our youth back from capitalizing on this legacy, duly strengthened by the reverse advantage of communication, transportation and technology that they can make work in their favor today.
BJS started deliberating on this on this dilemma that today's youth are up against, and as in other spheres of its activity, came up with iBuD, (Igniting Business Development), yet another innovative intervention especially directed at the youth from the Jain community to begin with, in the form of a seven day tour of interaction and exchange of experience, thoughts and ideas, designed and launched to guide our youngsters on search for newer and bigger destinations of success, to assist in extending the boundaries of thought and action, help them to think big and make them eager to set out for newer horizons.
The society and the country cannot afford any available talent to go waste in its quest for development and progress. When the gap in Haves and Have-Nots is getting increasingly widened, the businesses and entrepreneurship owes it to the society to create employment generation. When the natural resources are being exploited in the name of growth, it is imperative to think of innovative and impacting entrepreneurship that will drive the sustainable development for our future generations. And more importantly, when the values are being compromised left, right and center, it is a responsibility to create and run the values-based models.iBuD, the seven day tour of interaction and exchange of experience, thoughts and ideas, is a step towards this.
In this 7-days tour, participants meet the role models of our generation who have demonstrated all this through their action and achievements. They are the real architects of India today. They also meet the best of the Academic Gurus who have evaluated past, present and future and have happily extended their support to guide us in our individual endeavors. BJS is confident that this iBuDprogram is going to be a life changing experience for the participants, who with their minds open willimbibe the learning and resultantly grow in mindset, attitude, plans and dreams. The ways to achieve the dreams will follow!