When the entire nation has been gripped by the entrepreneurship spirit, XLRI School of Business & Human Resource, Jamshedpur also thought of something similar. XLRI School of Business & Human Resource, Jamshedpur has launched a full time six-month certificate program in entrepreneurship administration designed to provide competency-based education with a view to promoting entrepreneurship in the country.
The program – ‘Post-Graduate Program for Certificate in Entrepreneurship Management (PGP-CEM)’, targeted to enterprising individuals and those who run their family businesses will commence on July 2012. The total fee for the program is Rs 55,000, can be paid in two equal installments. The last date for applying to this program is May 30th, 2012.
Speaking on the new program, Fr. E. Abraham S.J., Director, XLRI said, “This program launched by the Entrepreneurship Development Centre aims to encourage entrepreneurship in the country. The program will be extremely beneficial to all the enterprising individuals, who wish to kick-start their own businesses.”
The program, which starts from July this year, aims to encourage critical and lateral thinking and integrate theory with practice. According to the Director, the objective is to help develop effective and successful entrepreneurs who have an inclination and desire to create new enterprises, and to also enhance the skill-sets of those who are currently managing their own entities.
According to the institute, the core curriculum has been designed carefully in order to ensure that courses included in the program does not only contain the usual inputs on functional areas of business like finance, marketing, strategy and human resource, but also fields of specific interest in the context of entrepreneurial development in India like family business, women entrepreneurship, agri-preneurship and social enterprises.
Graduates from any recognized University are eligible to apply for this program. According to the institute, the applicants will be subject to a process of personal interview and, if necessary, group discussion for admission into the program.
Post Graduate Program for Certificate in Entrepreneurship Management was launched by the Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC) of XLRI in March 2010 to encourage entrepreneurship and social consciousness. After encouraging response for the two batches, XLRI has launched the third round of this program.