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Courses In Entrepreneurship Management

“Wow, you’ll start your own business? Oh man, I have to work for others.” That’s the kind of response that entrepreneurship elicits. People think that having your own business means freedom, excitement and above all, flexibility in work timings and schedules. The only challenge they see is, arranging the capital. Well, on the contrary, capital is by far the easiest and simplest decision as compared to the other decisions involved. It is the other managerial aspects that make entrepreneurs cringe in their otherwise comfortable seats. The long working hours, the level of involvement and commitment required coupled with the mundanity of the routine requires more than just capital. It requires passion and if you think you’re up for it then the following details may help.  
Entrepreneurship Management Courses
Course Details
Entrepreneurship management courses are generally post graduate or certification courses. The graduate level courses are more general in their approach. Some courses and their eligibility criteria are:

Advanced Diploma in Enterprise Management

  • Duration: 6 months
  • Eligibility: Graduation, preferably with work experience of 5 - 10 years. 

Diploma/Certificate Courses in Entrepreneurship

  • Duration: 6 months- 1 year
  • Eligibility: Graduation/ Diploma/10+2 with 3 yr. Exp 

PGDBA – Entrepreneurship Management

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Graduation 

PGDBM – Entrepreneurship

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Graduate 

Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship Management (PGDEM)

  • Duration: 9 months
  • Eligibility: middle level executive 

Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship Management (PGDEM)

  • Duration: 6 months
  • Eligibility: Graduation
Details Of Course Curriculum
  • The Entrepreneurial Manager
  • Fundamentals for the Entrepreneurial Manager
  • Finance
  • The Entrepreneurial Development Perspective
  • Entrepreneurship Development and Government
  • Creating Entrepreneurial Venture
  • Managing Uncertainty and Growth
  • Project Management
  • Realizing Value
  • Why do Entrepreneurs fail - The FOUR Entrepreneurial Pitfalls
  • Women Entrepreneurs


Entrepreneurial Business Creation And Management
  • Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Managing Change 
  • Managing for Creativity, half-course 
Entrepreneurship: A Historical Perspective
  • The Coming of Managerial Capitalism: The U.S. 
  • Entrepreneurship and Global Capitalism 
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership: Past, Present and Future 
Entrepreneurship In Specific Contexts:
  • Building Business in the Context of a Life 
  • Doing Business in China in the Early 21st Century 
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership in Turbulent Times
  • Entrepreneurial Management in a Turnaround Environment 
  • Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital in Healthcare 
  • Entrepreneurship in Education Reform
  • Executing Strategy 
  • Field Study Seminar: Building Green Businesses 
  • Field Study Seminar: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Shaped by Crises 
  • Field Study Seminar: Evaluating the Entrepreneurial Opportunity
  • Field Study Seminar: Innovating in Health Care
  • Financial Management of Family and Closely Held Firms 
  • Founders' Dilemmas: Money and Power in Entrepreneurial Ventures 
  • International Entrepreneurship 
  • Inventing Breakthroughs and Commercializing Science 
  • Law and the Life Cycle of a Business - Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship, half-course 
  • Law and the Life Cycle of a Business - Operating As a Public Company, half-course 
  • Leading Innovative Ventures 
  • Managing Innovation 
  • Managing Networked Businesses 
  • Private Equity Finance 
  • Real Estate Development, Design, and Construction 
  • Real Property 
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity 

Skills Required 

Technical Skills
  • Specific Operation Technology
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Organizational ability
  • Coordinating Team members
  • Environmental Observation
Management Skills
  • Planning
  • Formulating Goals
  • Decision-making
  • Motivating
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Negotiation
Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Inner Discipline
  • Risk-seeking
  • Innovation
  • Change Receptiveness
  • Persistency
  • Vision
Career Prospects
Although entrepreneurship management is an ideal for individuals who intend to start their own venture in life, some individuals may also attend this before venturing into their family business despite having family business management as an alternative. The choice is made by individual who seek to redefine their existing businesses completely.

Best Institutes

Top Global Schools To Offer Entrepreneurship Courses Are:
  • Babson College F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business, MA
  • University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, Los Angeles, US
  • Drexel University, Bennett S. LeBow College of Business Entrepreneurship, Philadelphia, PA
  • Tulane University, Freeman School of Business, Levy Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship, New Orleans, LA
  • Rice University, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business Entrepreneurship, Houston, TX
Top B-Schools In India Offering Entrepreneurship Management Courses:
  • Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Gujarat
  • FICCI, New Delhi
  • Small Industries Service Institute, New Delhi
  • National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development, New Delhi
  • National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), New Delhi

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