PROGRAMME SEMESTER  COURSE NAME COURSE CODE 
BBA.LLB (Hons.) 5Yr. IV Entrepreneurship  

Entrepreneurship

Objective of the Course structure: The course explores key entrepreneurial concepts and the challenges of building and managing a successful organisation. This course also helps students to get an insight into launching and managing small business ventures. It seeks to build the necessary competencies and motivation for a career as an Entrepreneur. The course also aims at giving an understanding of the legal and regulatory concepts that are an integral part of decision making from the time an entrepreneur conceives and builds his own enterprise.

Module 1: CONCEPTS IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Evolution of the concept of Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur Vs Intrapreneur, Entrepreneur Vs Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur Vs Manager, Characteristics of a successful Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurial Culture. The Entrepreneurial decision process, Role of Entrepreneurship in Economic Development 

Module 2: CREATING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURE 

Environment Analysis,  Preparing the Business Plan, Venture Financing and role of Venture Capitalists, Understanding various start up business models. Creating and Starting the Venture: Sources of new Ideas, Methods of generating ideas, creating problem solving, product planning and development process. 

Module 3: LEGAL ASPECTS AND ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT  

Overview of basic Corporate, Contract, Intellectual Property, Employment and Securities law issues encountered by start-up and early stage companies. 

Role of Central Government and State Government in promoting Entrepreneurship in terms of incentives, subsidies, grants and tax concessions, Role of several agencies in India constituted for Entrepreneurship and small business development – DIC, SISI, EDII, NIESBUD, NEDB,, SIDBI etc., 

Module 4: SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES 

Concept of Small Business enterprise, Government policy for promotion of small and tiny enterprises in India, Sickness of Small business enterprises and its rehabilitation in India.

 

Module 5: ENTREPRENEURIAL CHALLENGES

Entrepreneurial OpportModuleies in contemporary business environment, The reason why Entrepreneurs fail, Women Entrepreneurs – role, problems and prospects, Case studies of Successful Entrepreneurial Ventures, Failed Entrepreneurial Ventures and Turnaround Ventures.

Suggested Reading:

Dynamics of Entrepreneurial Development and Management – Vasant Desai

Entrepreneurship Development and Small Business Enterprises – Poornima M Charantimath

Entrepreneurship – Successfully Launching New Ventures – Bruce R. Barringer ,  R.Duane Ireland

Entrepreneurial Development – S.S.Khanka

Entrepreneurship – Robert D Hisrich; Madhurima Lall & Shikha Sahai