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Title: Inculcating Entrepreneurial Skills among College Students
Researcher: Kalpana M
Guide(s): Thilakam M R
Keywords: Entrepreneurship , Capacity building Training, Basic skills training, Students, Case study
University: Avinashilingam Deemed University For Women
Completed Date: 28.12.2017
Abstract: Entrepreneurship is the dynamic process of creating wealth in the society, entrepreneurs will not emerge spontaneously on their own rather imparting entrepreneurial skills among college students will help the society to identify more job creators. Hence, the study entitled Inculcating Entrepreneurial Skills among College Students was an experimental research and a comparative study conducted to identify the entrepreneurial skills possessed by the students from government and private colleges. Hence, the study was conducted in Chennai city in five phases among the three government colleges and three private colleges. In the first phase of the study, 250 students from government colleges and 250 students from private colleges were surveyed using an interview schedule. A pre-tested tool on Entrepreneurship Self-Assessment Scale and Problem Solving Adequacy Scale validated by Vaidya (2004) was used for conducting the study. In the second phase of the study, among the surveyed 500 respondents, one hundred respondents who were pursuing first and second year of degree course were selected from Quaid-E-Millath Government College for women, Chennai for training by purposive sampling method. The training was given in two aspects namely training on capacity building and basic skills. Under the capacity building, a ten days training was given to 70 students (who volunteered as the training was conducted outside the college campus). It was carried out in collaboration with National small industries corporation limited, Chennai. Followed by the capacity building training, skill-based training on jewel making, soft toy making and food preservation was given to all the selected 100 respondents inside the college campus by the experts. In the fourth phase, after the training, the students were motivated to develop their entrepreneurial skills in product development and marketing. In phase five the evaluation of the Impact of the training programme was assessed by post-assessment and case study.
Pagination: 198 p.
Appears in Departments:Department of Resource Management

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