RATIONALE Development of school curriculum is a dynamic process responsive to the society and reflecting the needs and aspiration of its learners. Fast changing society deserves changes in educational curriculum particularly to establish relevance to emerging socio-economic environment; to ensure equity of opportunity and participation and finally promoting concern for excellence. In this context the course on enterpreneurship aims at instilling and stimulating human urge for excellence by realizing individual potential for generating and putting to use the inputs, relevant to social prosperity and thereby ensure decent means of living for every individual. OBJECTIVES • • • • • Acquiring Entrepreneurial Spirit and resourcefulness. Familiarization with various uses of human resource for earning dignified means of living. Understanding the concept and process of entrepreneurship - its contribution and role in the growth and development of individual and the nation. Acquiring entrepreneurial quality, competency and motivation Learning the process and skills of creation and management of entrepreneurial venture.
THEORY Total Marks: 70
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Entrepreneurship and Human Activities
Concept, Functions and need Entrepreneurship : Characteristics and Competency
Relevance of Entrepreneurship to Socio-Economic Context: Generating National Wealth, Creating Wage and Self -Employment, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Optimizing Human and Natural Resource, Collaboration to build enterprising Personality and Society. Process of Entrepreneurship Development. Nature, Purpose and pattern of Human Activities: Economic and Non-Economic, Need for innovation. Rationale and Relationship of Entrepreneurial pursuits and Human Activities.
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Entrepreneurial Pursuits and Human Activities:
Unit II: Acquiring Entrepreneurial Values and Motivation