Training

Faculty Development Programme (FDP)

A Faculty Development Programme (FDP) is designed to train and develop professionals in entrepreneurship development so that they can act as resource persons in guiding and motivating young S&T persons to take up entrepreneurship as a career. Through each FDP, 15-20 faculty members of Science and Engineering colleges, Polytechnics and Entrepreneurship Development Organisations are trained for a duration of 2-3 weeks.


The FDPs provide inputs on process and practice of entrepreneurship development, communication and inter-personal skills, creativity, problem solving, achievement motivation training, inputs on resource and knowledge industries. The training methodology includes case studies, group discussion, games and simulation exercise, field visits and classroom lectures.

Guidelines for Conducting Faculty Development Programme (FDP)

Programme Objective

Faculty Development Programme (FDP) aims at equipping teachers with skills and knowledge that are essential for inculcating entrepreneurial values in students and guiding and monitoring their progress towards entrepreneurial career. 

Who can conduct?

Institutes / organisation engaged in entrepreneurship training having vast experience in the field of entrepreneurship development. The organisation should have in-house training experts for conducting FDPs.

Target Group

Teachers of Science & Technology Colleges/Institutions, persons from the organisation engaged in entrepreneurship development.

Duration

2 weeks (preferably residential programme). 

Suggested Schedule for Faculty Development Programme (FDP)

Day
Morning 
Session I
Session 
Session II
 
Afternoon
Session III 
Session
Session IV
1st
Registration
Inauguration
 
Programme Objective & Orientation
Historical Background - Indian Values vis-a-vis entrepreneurship & the present scenario
2nd
Why Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship- Concept
Ist Session  to be continued..
L
EDPs-methodologies & strategies-promotional work & developmental inputs
IIIrd session to be continued.
3rd
EDPs in India- role of DST (NSTEDB) and other promotional institutions
Profile of an entrepreneur
U
How to Identify and Select Potential Entrepreneurs: various tool and techniques
Individual Counseling Techniques
4th
Business Environment Scanning
Market survey: tools and techniques
N
Project Identification & opportunity guidance
IInd session to be continued..
5th
How to start a SSI unit (general concept about the govt. formalities, rules & regulations etc.)
Agencies involved in promoting & assisting SSI units
C
Role of Supporting  Agencies- DIC, SIDC, etc- A panel discussion
Role of Financial Institutions Banks / SFC etc- A panel discussion
6th
Achievement Motivation Training (AMT) :  how to develop achievement motivation
Ist session to be continued.. 
H
 Ist session to be continued..
Ist session to be continued..
7th
Technical aspects of  SSI unit 
Environmental/Pollution control and Energy saving / Non-conventional energy sources aspects
B
Technology assistance from R&D labs & other institutions
Promotion & Support to Technology Development Schemes of DST & other agencies including Venture Capital Fun
8th
 Financial aspects of SSI units: Project cost, Source of finance, Cost of production & Profitability
Financial Aspects of  SSI Unit- financial projections, BEP, working capital assessment etc
R
Marketing management & marketing support available to SSI units 
 IIIrd session to be continued.
9th 
How to prepare a Business Plan (Project Report) 
Ist session to be continued.
E
Problem solving & decision making
Problems & Issues in the management of SSI units
10th 
Factory Visit 
Factory Visit 
A
Factory Visit 
Factory Visit 
11th
Communication skills- interacting with people for better results
Managerial Aspects (Including Labour Legislation Commercial Acts etc)
K
How to make proposal for EACs and EDPs and how to organising an EAC, EDP
Interface with successful entrepreneur & success stories
12th
Action Plan and Feed Back
Valedictory 
 

 

 
 
 

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