Inspite of implementing several economic and social development policies and programmes, India is being confronted by challenging situations of over population, unemployment, under empployment, poverty and the like.
Entrepreneurship is an intangible factor and is the moving force of development. Major socio-economic problems confronted by the country can be solved by encouraging entrepreneurs. In India, entrepreneurship is constantly equated with the establishment and management of small business units. The development of small-scale industry, which is the alternative name for entrepreneurship in India, can solve the problems such as concentration of economic power in few hands, regional imbalances and exploitation by monopolists.
Considering the importance of entrepreneurshipwhich is challenging and rewarding, particularly for youths, many universities in the country have introduced "Entrepreneurship development" in the course matrix of B.Com., BBM, BBA and other business education courses. The study includes (i) meaning, nature, qualities and types of entrepreneurs, (ii) small-scale industries as a domain for entrepreneurship development, (iii) preparing project reports for small business and (iv) assistance of regulatory bodies to develop entrepreneurship and such other related issues. This study will inculcate entrepreneurship aspects in young minds and prompts them to take to entrepreneurial activities in their future walk of life.
This book is prepared covering the said aspects of entrepreneurship development to satisfy the needs of curriculum of BBM on this subject of various Universities including Bangalore University. The content is written in a simple style for better understanding of the students.
In this back drop, this title "Entrepreneurial Management" has been placed in the hands of students and other readers. This work explanins the basics of entrepreneurship, which exhibits the inherent skill of individuals and prompts the person to take self-employment to provide innovative goods and services to the society. The title focuses on Entrepreneurship and its development, establishment of small-scale industries, establishing a small industry, preparing the business plan, implementation of the project and sickness in SSIS. The work is produced in an easily understandable manner to reach the students and others who want to estalish small business. A basic module of entrepreneurial management is taught to graduate and undergraduate students of business education in all the Universities including Bangalore University.
1. Enterpreneurship - Historical Overview
3. Types and Characteristics
4. Small-Scale Industries
5. Capital Investment
6. Ownership Patterns
7. SSI - Problems
8. SSI - Policies
9. Small Industry - Start-up Issues - I
10. SSI - Start-Up Issues - II
11. Business Plan
12. Non-Financial Assistance
13. Financial Institutions (For SSIs)
14. Other Supporting Institutions
15. SSI - Sickness and Remedies