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Rationale

This course aims to equip students with the skills and know-how of stage wise venture creation process. The first term will be focused on the basic ideation process. The second term will encompass concepts on business foundation process and third term will aid in the process of the business model development. The aspirant will be well verse in the concepts of basics of the new venture development by means of concept-based action learning modules. Further, the introduction of startup garage will help gain practical experience within that trimester.

The program has been designed in a way that all the subjects fall within one of these four core elements - Entrepreneurship, Venture Fundamentals, Startup & Innovation and Project. The minimum total amount of credits that are required to be allocated to compulsory subjects should be 104.0 as per AICTE guidelines. The suggested course architecture is in accordance with the guidelines with total compulsory course credit of 105.0 and total optional course credit of 54.0.

First Year

Induction Module
(September: 2 Weeks)

Sr. No.

Course Name

1.

Entrepreneur Interactions and Learning, Entrepreneurial Career and Aspirations

2.

Optional Preparatory Courses: 

Business Communication / Business Basics / Basics of Spreadsheet and Analysis

3.

Universal Human Values/Special Lectures  

Trimester I

(Sept-November)

S.No.

Course Name

Credits/Hours

Category 

Entrepreneurship/ Venture Fundamentals/ Startup ,Innovation 

1.

Opportunity Identification and Evaluation  

3.0/30

Compulsory

Entrepreneurship

2.

Innovator’s Blueprint to Entrepreneurship

3.0/30

Compulsory

Entrepreneurship

3.

Startup Ecosystem 

3.0/30

Compulsory

Startup, Innovation

4.

Contemporary Technology Tools & Trends

3.0/30

Compulsory

Venture Fundamentals

5. 

Ideation: Generation, Articulation and Testing of Ideas 

1.5/15

Compulsory

Startup, Innovation

6.

Startup Garage: 1 

  • Opportunity Mapping 
  • Proof of Concept
  • Network with Startups 

4.5/45

Compulsory

Project

Total

18/180

Language Lab: The Language Laboratory will be used for language tutorials for those who voluntarily opt for Remedial English classes. The Language Laboratory sessions also include word games, quizzes, extemporary speaking, debates, skits etc.

Trimester II

(November-January)


S.No.

Course Name


Credits/Hours

 

Category 

Entrepreneurship/ Venture Fundamentals/ Startup ,Innovation

1.

Entrepreneurial Behavior & Leadership

3.0/30

Compulsory

Entrepreneurship

2.

Organizational Design and Management

1.5/15

Compulsory

Venture Fundamentals

3.

Fundamentals of Financial Management during Venture Development

3.0/30

Compulsory

Venture Fundamentals

4. 

Accounting Information for Decision Making 

3.0/30

Compulsory

Venture Fundamentals

5.

Market Estimation & Forecasting  

3.0/30

Compulsory

Venture Fundamentals

6.

Startup Garage: 2

  • Design Studio: Designing Products based on Consumer Needs  
  • Value Proposition Canvas

4.5/45

Compulsory

Project

Total

18/180

Trimester III

(Feb -April)

S.No.

Course Name

Credits

 

Category 

Entrepreneurship/ Venture Fundamentals/ Startup, Innovation

1.

Business Model Innovation 

3.0/30

Compulsory

Startup ,Innovation

2.

Art of Engaging and Convincing

3.0/30

Compulsory

Venture Fundamentals

3.

IPR and Technology Commercialization 

3.0/30

Compulsory

Startup ,Innovation 

4.

Pricing Strategy for New Products and Unit Economics

3.0/30

Compulsory

Venture Fundamentals

5.

Global Markets and Competitive Advantage of Firms

1.5/15

Compulsory

Entrepreneurship

6.

Startup Garage: 3 

  • Business model canvas
  • Cost sheet submission
  • Outline of proposed new venture

4.5/45

Compulsory

Project

Total

18/180

Summer Internship

(April-July)

Startup Internship: 3.0 Credits

It will involve activities pertaining to either work on own startup/ idea or working in association with an emerging startup.

Second Year

Trimester IV
(July-October)

Sr. No.

Course Name

Credits

Category

Entrepreneurship/ Venture Fundamentals/ Startup, Innovation

1.

Financing Startup

1.5/15

Compulsory

Venture Fundamentals

2.

Designing and Configuring Business Model

1.5/15

Compulsory

Entrepreneurship

3.

Venture Growth Strategies 

1.5/15

Compulsory

Venture Fundamentals

4.

Talent & Team Management 

1.5/15

Compulsory

Venture Fundamentals

5. 

Optional Courses 

6.0/60

Optional 

6.

Startup Garage 4:

Project work and Incubation 

6.0/60

Compulsory

Project Work

Total

18/180

Optional Courses 

Sr. No.

Course Name

Credits

Category

Entrepreneurship/ Venture Fundamentals/ Startup, Innovation


1

Doing Business with Government & Public Sector

1.5/15

Optional

Entrepreneurship

2

Opportunities in Emerging (ASEAN, Africa, Latin America and CIS countries) Markets

1.5/15

Optional

Entrepreneurship

3

Identifying, Starting and Growing a Social Venture 

1.5/15

Optional

Startup, Innovation

4

Business Simulation (Capstone Course) 

1.5/15

Optional

Venture Fundamentals

5

Quality Management System 

1.5/15

Optional

Venture Fundamentals

6

Communicate Corporate Identity

1.5/15

Optional

Venture Fundamentals

7.

Organizational & Persuasive Communication

1.5/15

Optional

Venture Fundamentals

Total

10.5/105

Trimester V

(October-January)

Sr. No.

Course Name

Credits

Category

Entrepreneurship/ Venture Fundamentals/ Startup, Innovation

1.

Startup Garage 4:

Project work and Incubation

6.0/60

Compulsory

Project 

2.

Optional Electives

12.0/120

Compulsory

Total

18/180

Trimester VI

(January-March)

Sr. No.

Course Name

Credits

Category

Entrepreneurship/ Venture Fundamentals/ Startup, Innovation

1.

Startup Garage 5:

Pitching and Venture Funding

6.0/60

Compulsory

Startup, Innovation

2.

Functional Electives – to be selected from the list of  Electives

6.0/60

Compulsory

Total

12.0/120

Electives

Sr. No.

Course Name

Credits

Entrepreneurship/ Venture Fundamentals/ Startup ,Innovation

1.

Integrated Marketing Communications

3.0/30

Venture Fundamentals

2.

Supply Chain and Logistics Management

3.0/30

Venture Fundamentals

3.

Business to Business Marketing

3.0/30

Venture Fundamentals

4.

Creating Service Offerings and Managing Service Enterprise 

3.0/30

Venture Fundamentals

5.

Business Tax Planning

3.0/30

Venture Fundamentals

6.

Computer Aided Accounts and Decisions 

3.0/30

Venture Fundamentals

7.

Digital Marketing for Startups 

3.0/30

Startup ,Innovation

8.

Startup GarageManaging the Early Growth of a Firm

3.0/30

Startup ,Innovation

9.

Lean Sales Strategy for Startup 

3.0/30

Startup ,Innovation

10.

Talent Management: From Startup to Scale up

1.5/15

Startup ,Innovation

11.

Data Visualization and Data Mining 

3.0/30

Entrepreneurship

12.

Spreadsheet Skills and Business Analysis

3.0/30

Venture Fundamentals

13.

Enterprise Resource Planning

3.0/30

Venture Fundamentals

14.

Web Designing and E Commerce 

3.0/30

Venture Fundamentals

15.

Marketing Metrics and Analytics

1.5/15

Entrepreneurship

16.

Managing Digital Innovation and Transformation 

1.5/15

Entrepreneurship

Total

43.5/435

Overall Credit Calculation

Sl no/Tri 

Entrepreneurship

Venture Fundamentals

Startup, Innovation

Project 

Electives 

1

6

4.5

3.0

4.5

 

2

3

10.5

0

4.5

 

3

6

6

1.5

4.5

 

Total I

15

21

4.5

13.5

 

 

Summer Internship 

 

 

3

 

 

Entrepreneurship

Venture Fundamentals

Startup, Innovation

Project 

Electives 

4

1.5

4.5

 

6

6

5

 

 

 

6

12

6

 

 

 

6

6

Total Credit II

1.5

4.5

0

21

24

Grand Total 

I Yr

54

II Yr

51

105