In today’s world, it is important to have fledgling skills in entrepreneurship, whatever be your age, gender or vocation. Because today’s is a highly market driven world where all skills more or less come to how well one is able to sell and market them. Hence a knowledge of starting small time entrepreneurial ventures is very useful in life. Specially for women who wish to restart their careers after several years of domestic life or people from marginalized backgrounds in need of economic and financial independence and sustenance, entrepreneurship is almost like a life-saving jacket for many. Increased entrepreneurial courses help assist industry formation that can come of use for several of the country’s underprivileged. Here are some colleges in India that have very well developed entrepreneurial diploma, certificate courses or degree courses.
XLRI, Jamshedpur – Post Graduate Program for Certificate in Entrepreneurship Management (PGPCEM)
This is a full-time six-month Post Graduate Program for Certificate in Entrepreneurship Management (PGPCEM) through XLRI’s Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC). The primary aim is to encourage entrepreneurship in Jharkhand and also of course the rest of the country. Conceptual and operational aspects linked to the execution and development of entrepreneurial ventures are covered through the course that ropes in top notch guest lecturers as well as patent staff.
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI), Gandhinagar – Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Business Entrepreneurship (PGDM-BE)
A two-year, full-time, residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management-Business Entrepreneurship (PGDM-BE) is offered by the EDI.The institute is presently in its sixth year of delivering entrepreneurial education to the country’s people. An attempt to promote critical and original thinking, fostering young aspirations, and providing new ventures through a practical learning experience was the idea behind starting the course.
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai – Full-Time Master of Business Administration (Entrepreneurship & Family Business), Part-Time MBA (Social Entrepreneurship)
The course at NMIMS is mainly designed to help young successors of family business adapt to changing times of modern entrepreneurship and carry forward family businesses inherited by them to further their enterprises. The Part Time MBA in Social Entrepreneurship is offered by the Center for Sustainability Management & Social Entrepreneurship, NMIMS. It has some charitable usage as it may come of use for social work professionals who wish to further their knowledge, social sector volunteers in need of professional insight regarding management of the social sector, as well as managers who deal with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the corporate climate.
S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai – Start Your Business Certification Program (SYB), Grow Your Business Certification Program (GYB), The Entrepreneurial Manager (TEM)
One of the five founding institutions of National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) in India is The Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED) of SPJIMR. Among its major highlights is the fact that the course facilitates new venture creation and commercializes grass-roots inventions. CED had helped start more than 20 new ventures by the year 2011. Elective courses and weekend certification programs such as Start Your Business Certification Program (SYB), Grow Your Business Certification Program (GYB), The Entrepreneurial Manager (TEM) and Managing New Business Initiatives (MNBI) are also offered at the Institute.
These institutes provide top notch courses and have helped guide a lot of budding entrepreneurs in their journey to success.