Fellow Programme in Management

Fellow Programme in Management

Against the backdrop that the country needs entrepreneurs to ensure economic development and to create job opportunities, it is only prudent to introduce research programmes in entrepreneurship education to create scholars and thought leaders who can in turn, promote entrepreneurship widely. With this objective, EDII launched the first-of-its-kind, ‘Fellow Programme in Management’ with emphasis on entrepreneurship in year 2014. The Institute is announcing the seventh batch, i.e. 2020-24, of the said doctoral level programme.

The programme is designed to address the gaps in the availability of trained educators, researchers, business consultants and resource persons in entrepreneurship at higher learning institutions/professional organisations/ government departments/industry in India. The cadre of academicians thus created will raise the standards of education and research, thereby ensuring wider acceptance of entrepreneurship as a career option in thesociety.

The FPM shall highlight on the following :
  • Foundation of the oretical, empirical and applied aspects in major areas of Entrepreneurship.
  • Professional ethics and intellectual honesty.
  • Interdisciplinary research and training of high quality.
  • Proficient activities and joint academic efforts.
  • Networking with leading entrepreneurship and research institutions globally.

Objectives of the Programme

The programme will be offered with the following objectives:
  • To groom potential scholars and make them competent and innovative researchers and educators in various facets of entrepreneurship.
  • To encourage inter-disciplinary high calibre research studies in entrepreneurship with policy implications.
  • To investigate synergy between theory and practice of entrepreneurship as relevant to the Indian context; and accordingly strengthen entrepreneurship education and research ecosystem in the country.
  • To fulfil the gaps in availability of indigenously trained educators, researchers and resource persons in entrepreneurship at higher learning institutions in India.
  • To motivate scholars to take up the oretical and empirical research work leading to policy papers and publications in journals of repute.

Areas of Specialisation

  • Entrepreneurship Education and Research
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Organisation Behaviour and Human Resources
  • Family Business Management
  • Women Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation, Incubation, Clusters and Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Finance andControl
  • Minority, Tribal and Dalit Entrepreneurship
  • Law, Policy and Governance
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Enterprise Creation andGrowth
  • International Entrepreneurship