INDIAN MODELS IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Course Objectives

  • To introduce students to the models of Indian entrepreneurship and its global acceptance.
  • To help students to understand the dynamics of business incubator and it’s working.
  • To expose students to types of entrepreneurship and its success and failure patterns.
  • To evaluate the course through analyzing the individual entrepreneur’s success and failure decisions.

UNIT I

Overview of entrepreneurship – India’s startup revolution– trends–imperatives–benefits– Ecosystem – early pioneers–going global from India – India’s consumer and informal sector

UNIT II

Business incubators – impact of business incubators – evaluating business incubators – technology business incubators – key operational issues – global case studies

UNIT III

Rural entrepreneurship – rural unemployment in India – importance of self employment – role of banks and financial institutions –legal and regulatory framework

UNIT IV

Women entrepreneurs – development of women entrepreneurs – challenges and opportunities – feminism and gender – status of women empowerment in India

UNIT V

Startup in India – specific problems – Indian challenge – healthcare – financial inclusion – education – Case studies – Tata – Birla – Kirloskar

Learning Resources

  • Soum Paul, Flight of the Unicorns: Lessons from India's Startup Bubble, Harper Collins, 2017
  • Priyanka Sharma Gurnani, Women Entrepreneurship: Emerging Dimension of Entrepreneurship in India,Educreation Publishing, 2016
  • RustamLalkaka, Technology Business Incubation: A Toolkit on Innovation in Engineering, Science and Technology, Volume 255,UNESCO, 2006
  • OECD, Business Incubation International Case Studies: International Case Studies, OECD Publishing, 1999

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