ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT

SYLLABUS

UNIT I

Entrepreneur: Who is an entrepreneur? – functions and classifications of entrepreneurs – characteristics of entrepreneur – nature and importance of entrepreneur – entrepreneur vs. professional manager – women entrepreneurs -concepts of MSME and its growth in India – entrepreneurship and environment – policies governing entrepreneurs – entrepreneurial development programmes – institutions for entrepreneurship development.    Read Complete Note

UNIT II

Financial Support to Entrepreneurs: Role of financial institutions – bank finance to entrepreneurs – role of development financial institutions – concept of project and classification of project – identification and project formulation – project report – project design – project appraisal – profitability appraisal – project planning- budget and planning process – life cycle of an entrepreneurial venture – requirements for successful patent grants – steps in obtaining a patent – registration of trademark – copyright and the concept of fair use – protection of intellectual property – live interactions with entrepreneurs.    Read Complete Note