The Concept of ‘ Entrepreneurial Studies’ has appreciably changed in nature and content over the years. It is no longer considered an assortment of all sorts of arbitrary facts and figures to choose from. Instead, it is now increasingly becoming more of a systematic, purposeful and objective study a wide range of disciplines, cultural variances , value system and environment around us.
Entrepreneurial development and management has come to be recognised globally as the key to rapid and sustainable economic development as well as the welfare and progress of mankind.
More so, it is the entrepreneurs who have been largely instrumental in forming a strong like between agriculture and industry. Indeed, the entrepreneurs with their vision and innovative qualities lay down a strong foundation for sustainable growth, be it the industry, agriculture, trade or the service sectors. Moreover, sustainable growth is most conducive for a healthy society, i.e., an entrepreneurial society.
The purpose of the book is to describe the essential features of an entrepreneur and entrepreneurship to provide a sense of direction for planners and policy-makers, on the one end, and the emerging crop of young entrepreneurs, both men and women, educated, uneducated professional and non-professional, to reap immense benefits and decide the future course of action, on the other.
1 . Entrepreneurship
2 . Small-Scale Industries
3 . Formation of Small-Scale Industry
4 . Business Plan
5 . Project Assistance