Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad in association with CBSE will be conducting a six-day online training program for teachers of CBSE affiliated schools on entrepreneurship teaching. The teachers will be trained on the various aspects of Entrepreneurship Idea Generation, Business Opportunity Identification, Feasibility Studies, Business Plan Preparation, Project Planning & Development. They would also be guided on mentoring students about entrepreneurship as a career. The first batch of the programme, which shall be attended by 1000 school teachers, will commence from August 16, 2021 and continue till August 21, 2021. Three more batches of 1000 teachers each shall subsequently be imparted training on teaching Entrepreneurship.
After the completion of the programme, an online test will be conducted and based on that participants will be awarded a certificate of successfully completing the ‘Training on Entrepreneurship Teaching.’
Entrepreneurship plays an important role in the economic growth and development of the country. It has emerged as a significant career option for the students in the present scenario. Thus, there is a need to sensitize the students so that they learn and understand the basic ideas and concepts of Entrepreneurship and adopt this discipline as a career. In this regard, CBSE and Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) have joined hands to promote entrepreneurship training. The online training programme for teachers is a part of their collaboration.
EDII is a National Resource Institute in the field of entrepreneurship training, teaching, education, research and institution building.
In the sphere of education, the Institute offers two flagship programmes – the Post-Graduate Diploma in Management – Business Entrepreneurship (PGDM-BE) and Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Venture Development. EDII also offers pioneering doctoral level ‘Fellowship Programme in Management’ (FPM) with focus on preparing thought leaders in entrepreneurship.
EDII has sought to put in place interventions that aid in bolstering entrepreneurship across India and at the global level, and has been working in close association with various departments/ Ministries of the Govt. of India and state governments. Its involvement in the various schemes of the Government to give a fillip to entrepreneurship, such as; the ‘Start Up India, Stand Up India’, ‘Make in India’, ‘Digital India’ among others, have led to several landmark milestones.