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Syllabus | B. Tech. Electronics & Communication Engineering | Enterpenureship Developer




Enterpenureship Developer Learning Schedule
Pre-requisites: — 2 0 0 2


Entrepreneurship Development is a challenging, applicable degree program that integrates management concepts in a technical and innovative setting as required by today’s dynamic business environment. It develops graduates with relevant skills preparing students for entry into management careers in business, government, public, or social service organizations. Industry-trained faculty translates theory to practice; advising students through the diversity of the curriculum, project-based learning, and internships.



The objective of the course is to

  1. To make the students aware of the importance of entrepreneurship opportunities available in the society for the entrepreneur.
  2. Acquaint them with the challenges faced by the entrepreneur. 


Upon completion of this course, graduates will be able to:

  1. Explain the major concepts in the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, and management.
  2. Evaluate the legal, social, and economic environments of business.
  3. Describe the global environment of business.
  4. Describe and explain the ethical obligations and responsibilities of business.
  5. Apply decision-support tools to business decision making.


Unit-1 Introduction: Entrepreneur

Evolution, Characteristics, Types, Functions of Entrepreneur – Distinction between an Entrepreneur and a Manager, Concept, Growth of Entrepreneurship in India, Role of Entrepreneurship in Economic Development. Rural Entrepreneurship: Concept, Need, Problems, Rural Industrialization in Retrospect, How to Develop Rural Entrepreneurship, NGOs and Rural Entrepreneurship

Unit-2 Women Entrepreneurship

Concept, functions, Growth of Women Entrepreneurs, Problems, Development of Women Entrepreneurs – Recent Trends, Entrepreneurial Motivation Concept, Theories, factors, Entrepreneurial Competencies Concept, Major Entrepreneurial Competencies Small Enterprises: Definition, Characteristics, Relationship between Small and Large Units, Rationale, Objectives, Scope, Opportunities for an Entrepreneurial Career, Role of small Enterprise in Economic development

Unit-3 Project Identification And Selection (PIS)

Meaning of Project, Project Identification, Project Selection, Project Formulation: Meaning, Significance, Contents, Formulation, Planning Commission’s Guidelines for Formulating a Project Report, Specimen of a Project Report, Network Analysis, Common Errors in Project Formulation, Project Appraisal Concept, Methods of project appraisal, Growth of Business Ideas, Intellectual Property.

Unit-4 Financing Of Enterprises

Need for Financial Planning, Sources of finance, Capital Structure, Term-loan, Sources of Short-Term Finance, Capitalization, Venture capital, Export Finance, Institutional Finance To Entrepreneurs, Preparation of Business Plans, Commercial Banks, Other financial institutions

Unit-5 Bank Institution Support to Entrepreneurs

Need for Institutional support – Small Entrepreneurs: NSIC, SIDO, SSIB, SSICS, SISI, DICs, Industrial Estates Specialized Institutions, TCOs Brief introduction about Marketing of products and services, Human resource issues, Total quality management issues for small enterprises, Growth strategies in small businesses, sickness in small businesses, small enterprises in international business 

Text Books

  1. Roy Rajeev, Entrepreneurship Oxford Latest Edition
  2. Gordon & K. Natarajan Entrepreneurship Development Himalaya 2008
  3. Coulter Entrepreneurship in Action PHI 2nd Edition

Reference Books

  1. C. Jain Handbook For New Entrepreneur Oxford Latest Edition
  2. S. Khanka Entrepreneurial Development S. Chand Latest Edition
  3. Thomas W. Zimmerer & Norman M. Scarborough Essentials of Entrepreneurship and small business management PHI 4th Edition
  4. Vidya Hattangadi Entrepreneurship Himalaya 2007
  5. Vasant Desai Small Scale Industries and Entrepreneurship Himalaya 2008
  6. v. B. Angadi, Dr. H. S. Cheema & Dr. M. R. Das Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Economic IntegrationA linkage Himalaya 2009