Entrepreneurship Skills

Entrepreneurship means taking risks in running a business, which serves the needs of a customer and in the process making money.
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This module explains the basics (with more advanced content in later classes) of entrepreneurship development – with a lot of examples and group practice of the following syllabus(Download):

Unit 4: Entrepreneurial Skills - I – 9th Class

Learning Outcome

Theory
(06 hrs)

Practical
(09 hrs)

Total Duration
(15 Hrs)

  1. Identify various types of business activities
  1. Types of businesses – service, manufacturing, hybrid
  2. Types of businesses found in our community Business activities around us

 

  1. Prepare posters of business activities found in cities/villages, using pictures
  2. Discuss the various types of activities, generally adopted by small businesses in a local community
  3. Best out of waste
  4. Costing of the product made out of waste
  5. Selling of items made from waste materials
  6. Prepare list of businesses that provides goods and services in exchange for money

09

2.   Demonstrate the knowledge of distinguishing characteristics of entrepreneurship

  1. Meaning of entrepreneurship development
  2. Distinguishing characteristics of entrepreneurship
  3. Role and rewards of entrepreneurship
  1. Prepare charts showing advantages of entrepreneurship over wages
  2. Group discussions on role and features of entrepreneurship
  3. Lectures/presentations by entrepreneurs on their experiences and success stories
  4. Identify core skills of successful entrepreneur

06

Total

 

 

15

Unit 4: Entrepreneurial Skills – II – 10th Class

Learning Outcome

Theory
(06 hrs)

Practical
(09 hrs)

Total Duration
(15 Hrs)

1.List the characteristics of successful entrepreneur

  1. Entrepreneurship and society
  2. Qualities and functions of an entrepreneur
  3. Role and importance of an entrepreneur
  4. Myth about entrepreneurship
  5. Entrepreneurship

as a career option

  1. Writing a note on entrepreneurship as career option
  2. Collecting success stories of first generation and local entrepreneurs
  3. Listing the entrepreneurial qualities – analysis of strength and weaknesses
  4. Group discussion of self-qualities that students feel are needed to become successful entrepreneur
  5. Collect information and related data for a business
  6. Make a plan in team for setting up a business

15

Total

 

 

15

Unit 4: Entrepreneurial Skills – III – 11th Class

Learning Outcome

Theory
(10 hrs)

Practical
(15 hrs)

Total Duration
(25 Hrs)

  1. Describe the significance of entrepreneurial values and attitude
  1. Values in general and entrepreneurial values
  2. Entrepreneurial value orientation with respect to innovativeness, independence, outstanding performance and respect for work
  1. Listing of entrepreneurial values by the students.
  2. Group work on identification of entrepreneurial values and their roles after listing or reading 2-3 stories of successful entrepreneur
  3. Exhibiting entrepreneurial values in Ice breaking, rapport building, group work and home assignments

 

 

10

2.  Demonstrate the knowledge of attitudinal changes required to become an entrepreneur

  1. Attitudes in general and entrepreneurial attitudes
  2. Using imagination/ intuition
  3. Tendency to take moderate risk
  4. Enjoying freedom of expression and action
  5. Looking for economic opportunities
  6. Believing that we can change the environment
  7. Analyzing situation and planning action
  8. Involving in activity
  1. Preparing a list of factors that influence attitude in general and entrepreneurial attitude
  2. Demonstrating and identifying own entrepreneurial attitudes during the following micro lab activities like thematic appreciation test
  3. Preparing a short write-up on “who am I”
  4. Take up a product and suggest how its features can be improved
  5. Group activity for suggesting brand names, names of enterprises, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

15

Total

 

25

Unit 4: Entrepreneurial  Skills – IV – Class 12th

Learning Outcome

Theory
(10 hrs)

Practical
(15 hrs)

Total Duration
(25 Hrs)

  1. Identify the general and entrepreneurial behavioral competencies
  1. Barriers to becoming entrepreneur
  2. Behavioral and entrepreneurial competencies– adaptability/decisiveness, initiative/perseverance, interpersonal skills, organizational skills, stress management, valuing service and diversity

 

  1. Administering self- rating questionnaire and score responses on each of the competencies
  2. Collect small story/ anecdote of prominent successful entrepreneurs
  3. Identify entrepreneurial competencies reflected in each story and connect it to the definition of behavioral competencies
  4. Preparation of competencies profile of students

10

2.  Demonstrate the knowledge of self-assessment of behavioural competencies

1.   Entrepreneurial competencies in particular: self -confidence, initiative, seeing and acting on opportunities, concern for quality, goal setting and risk taking, problem solving and creativity, systematic planning and efficiency, information seeking, persistence, influencing and negotiating, team building

  1. Games and exercises on changing entrepreneurial behavior and development of competencies for enhancing self-confidence, problem solving, goal setting, information seeking, team building and creativity

15

Total

 

25