Proforma for Submission of Proposal

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 / organization engaged in entrepreneurship training having vast experience in the field of entrepreneurship development. The organization 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.


2 weeks (preferably residential programme). 

Suggested Schedule for Faculty Development Programme (FDP)

Session I
Session II

Session III
Session IV

1st Day

Programme Objective & Orientation
Historical Background - Indian Values vis-a-vis entrepreneurship & the present scenario

2nd Day
Why Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship- Concept
Ist Session  to be continued..

EDPs-methodologies & strategies-promotional work & developmental inputs
IIIrd session to be continued.

3rd Day
EDPs in India- role of DST (NSTEDB) and other promotional institutions
Profile of an entrepreneur

How to Identify and Select Potential Entrepreneurs: various tool and techniques
Individual Counseling Techniques

4th Day
Business Environment Scanning
Market survey: tools and techniques

Project Identification & opportunity guidance
IInd session to be continued..

5th Day
How to start a SSI unit (general concept about the govt. formalities, rules & regulations etc.)
Agencies involved in promoting & assisting SSI units

Role of Supporting  Agencies- DIC, SIDC, etc- A panel discussion
Role of Financial Institutions Banks / SFC etc- A panel discussion

6th Day
Achievement Motivation Training (AMT) :  how to develop achievement motivation
Ist session to be continued..

Ist session to be continued..
Ist session to be continued..

7th Day
Technical aspects of  SSI unit
Environmental/Pollution control and Energy saving / Non-conventional energy sources aspects

Technology assistance from R&D labs & other institutions
Promotion & Support to Technology Development Schemes of DST & other agencies including Venture Capital Fun

8th Day
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

Marketing management & marketing support available to SSI units
IIIrd session to be continued.

9th Day
How to prepare a Business Plan (Project Report)
Ist session to be continued.

Problem solving & decision making
Problems & Issues in the management of SSI units

10th Day
Factory Visit
Factory Visit

Factory Visit
Factory Visit

11th Day
Communication skills- interacting with people for better results
Managerial Aspects (Including Labour Legislation Commercial Acts etc)

How to make proposal for EACs and EDPs and how to organising an EAC, EDP
Interface with successful entrepreneur & success stories

12th Day
Action Plan and Feed Back