ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT

Course Objectives

At the end of this course the learner is expected to

  • To explain the entrepreneurial development and impact of entrepreneurs in economic development
  • To make the students to understand the international entrepreneurship opportunities

UNIT - I

Entrepreneur - Meaning- Importance-Qualities, Nature, Types,s Traits, Culture, Similarities and Economic - Differences between Entrepreneur and Intrapreneur - Entrepreneurship development- Its Importance- Role of Entrepreneurship in economic Development -Entrepreneurial Environment.

UNIT - II

Evolution of Entrepreneurs- Entrepreneurial promotion - Training and developing motivation : Factors - Mobility of Entrepreneurs - Entrepreneurial change - Occupational Mobility-Factors in Mobility - Role of consultancy organizations in promoting Entrepreneurs-Forms of business for Entrepreneurs.

UNIT - III

Establishing entrepreneurial system – Business Idea – Sources of Idea – Project Identification and Classification – Project Formulation –Feasibility Report –Project Selection – Project Appraisal –– Project report – Content of Project Report – Guidelines for preparing project Report.

UNIT - IV

Creativity –Innovations - Methods to Initiate Ventures - Creating New Ventures- Advantages of acquiring an ongoing Venture – Key Issues - FranchisingLegal Challenges - Sources of Finance -Incentives, Subsidies and Grants - Women Entrepreneurs- Problems and Prospects - Rural Entrepreneurship.

UNIT - V

International Entrepreneurship Opportunities: The nature of international entrepreneurship - Importance of international business to the firm - International versus domestic entrepreneurship - Stages of economic development - Entrepreneurship entry into international business - Exporting - Direct foreign investment - Barriers to International trade

REFERENCES

  • Vasanth Desai " Dynamics of Entrepreneurial Development and Management Himalaya Publishing House.
  • N.P.Srinivasan & G.P.Gupta," Entrepreneurial Development ", Sultanchand &Sons.
  • P.Saravanavelu "Entrepreneurship Development ",Eskapee Publications.
  • Satish Taneja, Entrepreneur Development ", New Venture Creation.
  • Robert D.Hisrich, Michael P.Peters, "Entrepreneurship Development, Tata McGraw Hill edition.

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