EDII offers an outstanding and comprehensive array of academic programmes pertaining to Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Research. These include two Post Graduate Diploma Courses related to Business Development and Development Studies, one Doctoral Course on Management and one Short Term Programme on Entrepreneurship.
Every year, the institute organises convocation function to award diplomas to its PG students and invites leading personalities from business and industry to share their experiences with the students. Distinguished Chief guests of various PG convocations were as below.
Our students are groomed to become successful leaders to launch social ventures in a way that they can generate impact, seed first generation social entrepreneurs in last mile communities, and also catalyze the influence and resources of business, government and facilitating institutions towards fostering an economic growth.
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Research on topical entrepreneurship related subjects with special focus on applied research are taken up to act as a crucial link between theory and practice in the field of Entrepreneurship. The aim is to offer a thorough practical knowledge in the field of Entrepreneurship apart from the theory.
In order to broaden the frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, EDII has established a Centre for Research in Entrepreneurship Education and Development (CREED), to investigate into a range of issues surrounding small and medium enterprise sector through its publication, "The Journal of Entrepreneurship". CREED also establishes a network of researc
GEM research project is first-of-its-kind, revolutionary effort at assessing the levels of entrepreneurial activity prevalent in different nations of the world and linking them to the entrepreneurial framework conditions of the country on the one hand and projected economic growth on the other. The project was initiated in 1999 by the London Busine
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The main objective of the working paper series of EDII is to help faculty members/researchers share their research/study/project findings with colleagues, as well as test and receive feedback from them at pre-publication stage.
EDII seeks to develop knowledge that encourages innovation and replicable models through various Government and Corporate Sponsored projects. These projects include those assigned by the Central and the State Governments, development organizations and public enterprises.
EDII acts as a catalyst in building an individual’s skills and knowledge base to a greater capacity towards entrepreneurial success. Our main aim is to reach various target groups and provide value added services and build their capacity and help them set up independent enterprise.
The youths underwent focussed learning along with hands-on experience to gain knowledge, skills and the confidence needed to enter the market either as an employee or as a micro entrepreneur. To ensure that the youths do not begin with an ill-defined business model, they were introduced to opportunities in the automobile sector; self-employment in
Effective, accountable and inclusive institutions are essential to achieving sustainable development goals. EDII realised this need to create a network of Entrepreneurship Development (ED) institutions to ensure a ripple effect in India and abroad.
The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India As EDII moved on to adopt the role of a national resource institute in the field, it realised the need to create a network of ED institutions that could adopt this activity and make it widespread. This institutionalisation also enabled EDII to make a decisive dent into other areas backed by furth
EDII vision also advocates the strategy of institution-building for forging entrepreneurship as an International Movement. The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India had assigned to it the prestigious task of setting up EDII-like Entrepreneurship Development Centres (EDCs) in Lao PDR, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Myanmar (CLMV nations).
PGDM-BE, 2011 - 13
Director, Ravim Polyplast
Gopal Bhuva, alumni of EDII (Batch 2011-13) joined Ravim Polyplast India Private Ltd, his family business which was engaged in manufacturing of plastic processing machinery since 1978.
Bhuva was committed to contributing to his family business and growing it to the next level. With his efforts and support from family, he made an exemplary foray in the form of forward integration and strategic expansion to cater to the diverse packaging needs of all industries by offering packaging solutions in the form of PET/PP preforms, bottles and jars.
Founder & CEO, Duro Green
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is running across India progressively. Inspired by this movement EDII alumni Nishank Shah (PGDM-BE 2012-14) has started an innovative start-up called Duro Green Zero Waste Project.
Nishank saw that no one was managing and treating the waste generated from the institutes, households, industries, corporates and other places at source. He saw a business opportunity and decided to treat dry waste and food waste at source.
The young start-up is successfully churning wealth out of waste. Nishank has become a well-known brand ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission and is invited at various reputed forums to share his experiences now.
Founder & CEO, Muvr.in
MUVR.in is a technology-based logistics solution providing company. MUVR has a revolutionary approach that makes pick-ups and delivery thoroughly efficient and reliable. The start-up satisfies customers’ requirements using varied fleet of vehicles under their command with utmost care, offering high-end goods moving services at reasonable prices with real-time tracking service.
MUVR had only 135 SCV owners on its platform when it started in June 2015. Less than a year later, it has around 1,600 SCV owners and gets 80 per cent of its business from the commercial segment i.e. retailers, wholesalers, traders, distributors and SMEs. The rest comes from households.
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