Entrepreneurship programme at Bachelors level provides students a unique opportunity to gain the competencies to start/ develop a small business venture, to engage in social entrepreneurship and to pursue a career that requires entrepreneurship or one that provides professional expertise to manage small enterprises.
What is the significance of EDII REVA University Collaboration?
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B.B.A. Entrepreneurship Programme is a joint initiative of REVA University and Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) under an MOU. REVA University signed an MOU with EDII to jointly organise various programmes including Degrees, Diplomas, Certification courses, Faculty Development Programmes at REVA University under a dedicated entity- School of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise (SEFE).
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), an autonomous and not-for-profit institute, set up in 1983, is sponsored by apex financial institutions - the IDBI Bank Ltd., IFCI Ltd., ICICI Bank Ltd. and the State Bank of India (SBI). The Government of Gujarat pledged 23 acres of land on which stands the majestic and sprawling EDII campus. In the international arena, efforts to develop entrepreneurship by way of sharing resources and organising training programmes, have helped EDII earn accolades and support from the World Bank, Commonwealth Secretariat, UNIDO, ILO, British Council, Ford Foundation, European Union, ASEAN Secretariat and several other renowned agencies.
B.B.A. Entrepreneurship Programme has been designed with a three-fold objective-
- Train and develop well rounded first-generation entrepreneurs who can establish and run their own businesses
- To groom the younger generation members of business families and prepare them to take the reigns of the family business
- To prepare well-trained management professionals and equip them to run start-ups and small businesses as managers
What makes REVA University B.B.A. Entrepreneurship Programme Unique?
REVA University EDII academic partnership
REVA University and EDII entered into an Academic Partnership by signing an MOU. Under this partnership students will experience world-class learning from both campuses. EDII, being an academic partner, provides the state of the art training facilities to students with a strong focus on practical and real time experiences. During internship Programmes and students will stand the benefit mentoring support from EDII Faculty during such Internship programmes
Visiting Faculty from EDII:
EDII faculty will be visiting REVA University campus and engage in teaching several courses related to entrepreneurship and family business in addition to organizing workshops, training programmes, seminars and conferences from time to time.
Cutting Edge High Quality Educational Experience:
REVA University and EDII association will be providing cutting edge, high quality education with great emphasis on experiential and practical learning.
Innovative Teaching and Learning Experience:
REVA University is at the forefront of innovative learning methods and is committed to the use of new technologies in and outside the classroom. Students will benefit from personalized mentoring, tailored education with the opportunity to transfer between REVA and EDII campuses to enjoy the unique learning culture in each diverse location.
Summer cum Internship Training Sessions:
The Summer Cum Internship training sessions are unique learning opportunities to students through real time learning experience and work with Start-ups and SMEs during two Summers in the three year B.B.A. Programme.
Highly qualified and experienced faculty:
The faculty resource at REVA University comprises of highly qualified and professionally active faculty members giving an insight into current business trends as well as access to a global professional network.
Innovative Experiential and Technology Driven Education:
The innovative learning methods like flip classrooms, blended learning etc., by faculty with industry experience and successful entrepreneurs with international network will lead to an innovative learning experience.
University Start-up Hub:
REVA university is setting up a Start-up Hub which will facilitate students set up their businesses on the campus.
What are innovative learning experiences at REVA University making B.B.A. Entrepreneurship unique?
Innovative Entrepreneurship Learning Experience at REVA University:
- Learning by doing: The courses have field based and project based content which makes students to learn by working on real time projects
- Student Companies: Students can set up their companies in the Final Year of the Programme) - Incubation and Mentoring support would be provided by experienced professors
- Business Labs: Business Labs is a unique initiative where students can learn about Business activities under simulated business conditions.
- Blended Learning: The courses contain several contextual online certifications which will provide students to learn in their own pace and earn certifications.
02Language – II
- Additional English
05Management and Entrepreneurship
07Indian Constitution and Human Rights
08SDC-1-Entrepreneurial Personality Development
02Language – II
- Additional English
04Fundamentals of Marketing
05Entrepreneurial Competency Development
07Environment Studies and Public Health
08SDC2 Entrepreneurial Communication
02Production and Operation Management
03Understanding Business Opportunities
05Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship
07Ethical Values for Business (offered by School of Management to other schools)
08Skill Development Course
09Soft Skill Training (Placement Department)
01Family Business Management
02Business Research Methodology
04Soft Skill Training (Placement Department)
05Self-Study Component (Online Course)
06Skill Development Course
02Business Policy and Strategy
- ED - Soft Core Courses - 1
- ED - Soft Core Courses - 2
06Soft Skill Training (Placement Department)
07Skill Development Course
01Total quality Management
02Operational Research for Managerial Decision
- ED - Soft Core Courses - 1
- ED - Soft Core Courses - 2
05Skill Development Course
06Major Project (Based on Specialization)
Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)
Graduate after successful completion of the Programme will be able to Establish and manage one own business activities and acquaint sound knowledge of human resources, finance, operations, marketing and such related business functions
Graduates after completion of the programme will be able to work with diverse teams and are expected to take up Challenging tasks and take better decisions in complex situations.
Graduates will be able to incorporate social, ethical and moral principles in professional and personal life.
Programme Outcomes (POs)
The School of Management studies was established in the year 2014 and B.B.A. –Entrepreneurship Programme commenced in the year 2018, since then the School has defined Programme Outcomes for the courses offered during the Board of Studies meeting. Based on the advice and suggestions of the BOS, EIGHT Programme Outcomes have been formulated, keeping in view the Vision, Mission and Programme Educational Objectives.
Description of the Programme Outcomes
Set up new ventures and/or strengthen family business and formulate human resources policies for the organization
Perform project management activity and lead a team to ensure that projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget
Ability to develop Value based leadership Ability
Ability to understand and analyse Global Perspectives of Business
Engage in Research and apply statistical tools and techniques for Problem solving and decision making.
Enhance skills required for a particular domain by integrating practical and theoretical knowledge
Gain knowledge through inter- disciplinary and Multi – disciplinary courses
Apply knowledge of Theory and Practices to solve business problems and incorporate Social and ethical aspects in business
Programme Specific Outcomes
- PSO1: Demonstrate understanding of the basic concepts and theoretical knowledge used in the different commerce and business related areas.
- PSO2: Develop ideas for start –ups through knowledge and skills developed during the course of the degree.
- PSO3: Apply different tools and techniques in solving problems related to Business and in day to day situations during their career
B.B.A. Entrepreneurship programme is designed as a terminal programme. However, students can come back to the University and pursue MBA anytime after completing B.B.A..
After successful completion of B.B.A., the students will be having multiple career paths:
This Programme gives complete knowledge and skillsets to the learners that they can start their own business. The University has created necessary infrastructure for incubating new businesses on the campus Incubation Centre. Students with viable entrepreneurial projects will also be connected with Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors.
Joining Family Business:
Students who come with business background will be equipped with excellent professional knowledge with a focus on emerging business trends and markets and can join their family businesses with refreshing ideas to take family businesses to new trajectories.
Taking up a job as Small Business/ Start-up Professional: Those students who are looking for jobs will find exciting job opportunities in Small Businesses and Start-ups with decent salaries. In fact, start-ups are offering attractive salaries with stock options and partnerships in their new ventures.
Should a student take up a job before venturing into his/her own business?
Taking a job with a start-up or a small business venture provides invaluable learning experience to students and enable them to start their business with more confidence.
What are the typical job roles that a B.B.A. Entrepreneurship student can look for?
Typical Job Roles include:
- Executive Assistant to CEO
- Project Manager
- Finance Manager
- Marketing Development Executive
- Product and Brand Manager
- Business Consultant
- Business Analyst
How REVA University is geared up to provide a strong entrepreneurial platform and what are the specific initiatives that the University has taken in this direction?
Entrepreneurship Development Ecosystem of REVA University: REVA University has a strong ED Ecosystem comprising of: Full-fledged Centre for Entrepreneurship Development; Skill Development Centre and Innovation & Incubation Centre.
How many REVA University students have successfully became entrepreneurs in the recent years ?
Entrepreneurs from REVA University:
During the last three years, the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development(CED) has enabled 79 students of REVA University to start their ventures in the areas of Robotics, E Commerce, IT and ITES sectors, Service sectors like Retail, Tourism, Real Estate, etc.
What is E Club and how is it beneficial to students?
E- Club- a student platform to inculcate entrepreneurial culture at peer levels. The Club has over 500 active members from all Schools of the University.
E- Club provides an opportunity to:
- Be a part of programmes sponsored by various organisations
- Organise and participate in various competitions, seminars/ workshops on Entrepreneurship Development
- Opportunity to network with angel investors and technology experts
What are partnership initiatives of REVA University in the domain of Skill Development?
Skill Development and Training Partners for Entrepreneurship:
- MoU with AITMC , Center of Excellence for Skill Development
- MoU with Electronic Sector Skill Council
- MoU With Telecommunication Sector Skill Council
- MoU NASSCOM
- NSDC Training Partner
- National Entrepreneurship Network Cell – REVA EDC