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Entrepreneurship Development in

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Approaches to ED
 HR Development

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 EDP means programme designed to help a
person in strengthening his entrepreneurial
motive and in acquiring skills and capabilities
necessary for playing his entrepreneurial role

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The Need for EDP
 Speed the process of activating the factors of
 Leading to higher rate of economic growth
 Dispersal of economic activities
 Development of backward and tribal areas
 Creation of employment opportunities
 Involvement of all sections of the society

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Misconception about EDP
 EDP is solution for all problems
 EDP means only training
 Higher the number, better the EDP
 EDP success is the sole responsibility of
Trainer- motivators

Combined course may help

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Objectives of the Programme
 To promote and development of SME that
would encourage self employment
 Stimulate new venture and expansion of
existing activities of SME in rural areas.
 Upgrade managerial skills of existing
entrepreneurs and develop potential
capabilities for potential entrepreneurs

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ED Training should focus on
 Entrepreneurial behaviors
Taking initiative, grasping opportunity, Managing
autonomously, solving problems creatively, Netwoking Etc
 Entrepreneurial attributes
Achievement orientation, self confidence, self esteem, high
internal locus of control, hard working, determination
 Entrepreneurial skills
Creative problem solving, negotiating, selling, strategic
thinking, intuitive decision making under uncertainty

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Importance of
 Ensures availability of skilled manpower at all management levels

 Enhancing abilities, potential among entrepreneurs

 Increase efficiency

 Maintain and enhance product quality

 Minimize wastages in production process

 Minimize accidents on the job

 Reduce fatigue and increase speed of work

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 Standardization in industry and internal processes
Methods of Training
 Individual instruction

 Group instruction

 Lecture method

 Demonstration method

 Written instruction method

 Conference

 Meetings

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Structuring EDP
 Survey of entrepreneurial opportunities
 Selection of entrepreneurs
 Experiences in EDP abroad

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Pre requisites of EDP
 Selection of entrepreneurs

 Inputs for EDP

 Support system

 Follow up

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Phases of EDP
 Select area from existing government policy guidelines/socio-
economic reports

 Techno-economic survey of the selected area; feasibility study

 Identify potential and existing entrepreneurs interested in starting

new business/expansion/diversification

 Training

 Follow up and consultancy services

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Selection of entrepreneurs for EDP
 The programme is well publicized and promoted to attract maximum
applications for screening

 Selection of top 25 to 30 applicants only

 Applications screened for:

 Demographics and socio cultural data – age, education, work exp,

financial resources, type of business etc

 Motivation factors – pull factors, source of encouragement, credibility,

endurance, concreteness of plans

 Psychological test results- traits like risk taking, need for

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Features of EDP
 Identification and careful selection of entrepreneurs for
 Developing the entrepreneurial capabilities of the
 Equipping the trainee with the basic managerial
understanding and strategies.
 Ensuring a viable industrial project for each potential
 Helping him to secure the necessary financial,
infrastructural and related assistance; and
 Training cost is highly subsidised and only token fee is

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Issues in EDP
 Structure and Composition of EDP

 Areas of operation

 Fixing Priorities

 Lack of specialists’ support

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The operational problems
 Inherent inability
 Diverse opinions
 Poor strategy
 Lack of institutional commitment
 Lack of local support
 Non availability of inputs
 Poor follow-up
 Inadequate research facilities
 Ill planned training methodology
 Lack of creativity and commitment
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Institutions in Aid of
Entrepreneurship Development

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National Institute for entrepreneurship and Small
Business Development (NIESBUD),New Delhi
 Established by Government of India in 1983

 An apex body for coordination and supervison on activities of

various institutes engaged in entrepreneurial development

 Helps evolution of EDP, model syllabi, effective training

strategies, methodology, manuals and tools

 Activities undertaken:
 Organise and conduct training programmes
 Coordinate training activities of various agencies/institutes
 Provide affiliation to such institutes
 Hold examinations and confer certificates to trainers and trainees
Small Industries Service
Institutes (SISI)
 Three months part time evening courses in management

 4-6 weeks part time courses in intensive training in functional

areas (marketing, finance)

 Special courses in quality control, HR, production planning,

product development etc

 Mobile workshops imparting training on correct usage of tools

and equipment

 Helps with preparation of plant layouts

 Helps individual firms on specific problems faced

Small Industries Development
Organisation (SIDO)

 Runs EDP in collaboration with financial

institutes, directorate of industries

 Giveson the job training on shop floor

(carpentry, electrical devices)

 Sendsits officials/trainers to organisations to

update their knowledge
National Small Industries
Corporation (NSIC)
 Provides apprenticeship for 2 years

 Training supervisory staff of SSI up to 2 years

 Training to engineers up to 2 years

 Training workmen for 12 months

 Training to set up own venture

 Advice on machinery and components

 Production of technologically advanced machines

Entrepreneurship Development Institute
of India (EDII),Ahmedabad.
 Develops programmes for entrepreneurial training and

 Develops innovative training techniques for trainers

 Focused attention on women entrepreneurs with first such

EDP in 1988

 EDP for rural entrepreneurship development in U.P and


 Famous for organising camps on entrepreneurship

 Condusted EDP in Sri Lanka, Nepal, Ghana, Kenya etc

National Alliance of Young
Entrepreneurs (NAYE)
 Contribution in encouraging women entrepreneurship

 Set up women’s wing in 1975

 This wing assists women in:

 Getting better access to resources, infrastructure, markets

 Identify investment opportunities

 Attending to problems of individual industries

 Sponsor participation in trade fairs, exhibitions, conferences

 Organise seminars, training programmes, workshops

Objectives of the Centre for entrepreneurship
 To provide a variety of services, on a non-profit basis, to
encourage, plan for, and link up entrepreneurs, firms,
and organizations in India and abroad
 To offer facilities and networking to entrepreneurs under
an Outreach Program
 To train students aspiring to be entrepreneurs
 To render services and training that may facilitate
entrepreneurs to operate in emerging areas
 To serve as a platform for various national international

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Institute of Entrepreneurship Development

 IED Odisha was established in the year 1987 with an aim to inculcate the value of
entrepreneurship to the educated unemployed youth in the state and to motivate
them to enter into the field of self employment.

 Since its inception the institute has trained more than one lakh entrepreneurs in
various fields with success rate about 30%.

 Presently the institute is focusing on skill based training for the youth.

 mission is to promote micro, small and medium enterprises through innovative and
need based entrepreneurship trainings.

 The institute has to act as a national pace setter in the field of entrepreneurship
education, consultancy, research study, training and development.

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National Science & Technology
Entrepreneurship Park (STEP)
 The Science Parks and similar initiatives help in
creating an atmosphere for innovation and
entrepreneurship; for active interaction between
academic institutions and industries for sharing
ideas, knowledge, experience and facilities for the
development of new technologies and their rapid
transfer to the end user.

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 To forge a close linkage between universities, academic
and R&D institutions on one hand and industry on the
 To promote entrepreneurship among Science and
Technology persons, many of whom were otherwise
seeking jobs soon after their graduation.

 To provide R&D support to the small-scale industry

mostly through interaction with research institutions.
 To promote innovation based enterprises.

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Centre for Entrepreneurship

Objectives of CED:
 To promote self-employment and Entrepreneurship
culture .
 To enhance employability of educated youth through
industry specific skill training
 Women empowerment
 NGO Capacity building for mass employment generation
in the rural areas.
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Activities of CED
 To conduct Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps in the colleges
 To conduct Sector Specific Entrepreneurship Development
 To conduct Faculty Development Programme in Entrepreneurship
 To conduct Bankers / Development Officials Sensitization Programme
on Small Industry
 To conduct Women Entrepreneurship Development Programme
 To conduct Skill Development Courses in Catering Technology,
Fashion Technology and Information Technology.
 To conduct NGO Capacity Building Programme
 To undertake Industry consultancy services
 To undertake research assignments
 To collaborate with other agencies / organizations for mutually
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Thank you…..
that’s it..

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Significance and role of
Environment on ED
 Entrepreneurs are not born…….they are
made right from the childhood
 The environment around the entrepreneur
makes an entrepreneur

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Environmental factors
 Parents
 Friends
 Teachers
 School atmosphere
 Neighbourhood
 Society around him

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 Entrepreneurship is the result of the
interaction and assimilation of different social
and environmental factors

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Entrepreneurial Environment
 Entrepreneurial Environment is a combination of
factors that play a role in the development of
 First, it refers to the overall economic, socio-
cultural, and political factors that influence
people’s willingness and ability to undertake
entrepreneurial activities.
 Second, it refers to the availability of assistance
and support services that facilitate the start-up

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The available literature on entrepreneurial
environments can be grouped into three broad
 general environmental conditions for entrepreneurship;
 environmental conditions of a particular country or
region; and
 the role of public policy in shaping the entrepreneurial

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General Environmental
 General environmental conditions that may
influence entrepreneurship include:
 legal and institutional frameworks for efficient
functioning of private enterprises
 presence of experienced entrepreneurs and skilled
labor force
 accessibility of suppliers and customers or new
 high degree of competition among firms
 favorable government policies
 provision of training and support services
 supportive infrastructure
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 Inaddition, the literature suggests that the
characteristics of people, their skills, experience, and
motivation, play important roles in new venture

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Country/Region Specific Environmental
 Countries that keep rules and regulations at a minimum,
offer tax and other incentives, and provide training and
counseling services to start-up entrepreneurs increase
the likelihood of new venture start-ups.
 Furthermore, factors such as availability of financial
resources, large size urban areas, and presence of
universities for training and research are found to be
very important to increase the rate of new venture

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Studies also show that entrepreneurs face several
obstacles, such as lack of financial assistance, lack
of information on various aspects of business,
excessive taxation, and high rate of inflation.

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Role of Public Policy
 Scholars that focused on the role of public policy suggest
several policy options for developing entrepreneurship.
 These policy options include provision of
 venture capital funds
 tax-based incentives, and government procurement
 protection of proprietary ideas and innovations
 investment in education and research
 explicit recognition of, and support for, entrepreneurship by
government agencies
 fostering of entrepreneurship by educational institutions
 and minimization of entry barriers.

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Entrepreneurial motivation
Positive environment

Encourages entrepreneurial development and


This is called entrepreneurial motivation

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Greatest Motivation……


It is not alone that inspire an entrepreneur

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Other motivating factors are:
 Internal
 External

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Internal factors
 Family background
 Education background
 Training and work experience
 Desire for achievement
 Desire to head a unit

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External Factors
 Availability of inputs or raw materials
 Demand of the product and large profits
 Availability of infrastructure and finances
 Availability of technology
 Short supply of the product
 Government initiative and assistance
 Ready availability of sick units

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Role of Infrastructural Network

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 The basic infrastructure at the place of the
project help in
 speedy implementation of the project
 Reduce costs
 Increase profitability

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 Better or rapidly improving infrastructure in a
particular area may attract more
entrepreneurs and see enhanced
entrepreneurial activities

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Basic infrastructure requirements
Certain infrastructural elements seem to make
substantial impact on the entrepreneurial

 modern transport and communication facilities that

provide easy access to suppliers and customers
 Road Network
 Connected to Rail
 Ports
 Airport

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 location decisions of based on the community’s
ability to supply trained and capable workers and
on the proximity to research and development

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 existence of universities and research and
development programs
 a well-educated and technically skilled labor

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 Supporting industries
 Climatic conditions
 Logistic support
 Electricity
 water

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Role of Infrastructural Network
 Most commercial operations such as venture
capital firms and commercial banks tend to
exhibit greater interest in concentrated, urban
areas that usually have a well-developed
infrastructure and concentrated demand for
 They also favour areas where businesses are
easier to supervise and monitor and the cost
of supervising and monitoring loans is
relatively low
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 The basic infrastructure at the place of the
project help in
 speedy implementation of the project
 Reduce costs
 Increase profitability

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 Better or rapidly improving infrastructure in a
particular area may attract more
entrepreneurs and see enhanced
entrepreneurial activities

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