Duration: 3 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Duration : Part-time course on Entrepreneurship:

Course Duration : 3 Months

Course Objectives:

  • To provide students with an understanding of the concept of entrepreneurship and its role in economic development
  • To enable students to identify and evaluate business opportunities
  • To help students prepare a comprehensive business plan and feasibility study
  • To familiarize students with different sources of financing for new ventures
  • To provide students with the knowledge and skills required to launch and manage a new venture

Course Overview: This course is designed to help students develop the knowledge and skills required to start and manage a new venture. It covers the various aspects of entrepreneurship, including opportunity recognition, business planning, financing, and launch. The course also focuses on the characteristics of high-growth ventures and strategies for growth.

Teaching Methodology: The course will be delivered through a combination of lectures, case studies, group discussions, and practical exercises. The lectures will provide students with the theoretical framework for understanding entrepreneurship, while the case studies and group discussions will enable them to apply this knowledge to real-world situations. The practical exercises will help students develop their business planning and management skills.

Importance for Learners: The course is aimed at students who are interested in starting their own business or becoming self-employed. It will provide them with the knowledge and skills required to evaluate business opportunities, prepare a comprehensive business plan, and launch and manage a new venture. The course will also be beneficial for students who are interested in working in the entrepreneurship ecosystem, such as venture capitalists, angel investors, or consultants.

Course Contents:

Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Meaning and concept of entrepreneurship
  • History of entrepreneurship development
  • Role of entrepreneurship in economic development
  • Agencies in entrepreneurship management
  • Future of entrepreneurship

Business Opportunity Identification
  • Business ideas
  • Methods of generating ideas
  • Opportunity recognition

Preparing a Business Plan
  • Meaning and significance of a business plan
  • Components of a business plan
  • Feasibility study

Financing the New Venture
  • Importance of new venture financing
  • Types of ownership securities
  • Venture capital
  • Types of debt securities
  • Determining ideal debt-equity mix
  • Financial institutions and banks

Launching the New Venture
  • Choosing the legal form of new venture
  • Protection of intellectual property
  • Marketing the new venture
  • Characteristics of high-growth new ventures
  • Strategies for growth
  • Building the new venture capital

Note: The contents of the course can be modified based on the requirements of the learners or the location.

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