Entrepreneurship and an entrepreneurial perspective, economics and entrepreneurship, significance of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship in relation to small business and corporate venture; Entrepreneurship and innovation: creativity, innovation –technological innovation and scientific knowledge, success factors for entrepreneurship; Business planning for a new venture: the concept of a planning paradigm, the four stage growth model, fundamentals of feasibility plan, steps/common elements; Marketing analysis and competitive analysis, strategies; Forms of business enterprises, Sole proprietorship, partnership and corporations; Financial resources- Project financing: fixed and working capital requirements, equity financing , securities market, venture capital ; debt financing, banks and financial institutions and other non-bank financial sources., Government programmes : direct loan assistance and subsidies, Appraisal of project financing by banks and financial institutions in India. Managing growth and transition: the organization life cycle; The entrepreneur’s perspective, changing roles.
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Academic Complex Block F Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati, Assam, 781039