Entrepreneurial Development Programmes

This summary explains about the Entrepreneurial development programmes meaning and also about the role of government and non government agency in development of Entrepreneurs


The EDP's are offered by both the Government organization a well as non government organization. Initially the small industry extension and training institute, Hyderabad selected 52 young person in 1971 from business and industrial community and offered a three month training programme and motivated the participants to be entrepreneurs. This was the humble beginning of a massive programme of entrepreneurial development. At present there are 686 all India and state level financial institution and public sectors bank Indian bank, canara Bank, State Bank of India etc. Conducting EDP's. Joining them Educational institution, conducting short and long term entrepreneurial development programmes. Even private companies have started offering entrepreneurial development programmes. In IT industry, many of the training institute offer specific programmes after which a trainee can start his / her own enterprises. An advertisement given in a news paper describes how private companies attract the entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurial Training:
Entrepreneurial Training is provided through entrepreneurial development programmes. The main objectives of EDP's are to attract people to entrepreneurial development programmes through effective promotion. To make them available business opportunities. To motivate and strengthen entrepreneurial quality. To develop passion and interest in entrepreneurship. To make aware of the various law, procedures, etc, relating to the entrepreneurship.

Course content and curriculum of Entrepreneurial Training programmes:
General Introduction:
Need for entrepreneurship and it's importance in economic of our country. Factors affecting the entrepreneurship. Advantages and benefits of own enterprises. Such details could be furnished.
Motivation training:
The focus should develop motivation through training education. Factors that motivate people become entrepreneurs may vary from individual to individual. Some may be motivated by economic factors like profit and some by self esteem etc.

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