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Diploma program in Entrepreneurship

Diploma program in Entrepreneurship

Diploma Program in Entrepreneurship


Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management & Entrepreneurship was established at JNU with the twin purpose of providing Management education through MBA programme as well as Entrepreneurship education through suitable mode – degree or Diploma or other short-term courses/programmes.


As MBA Programme has already started in the session 2019-20 and with faculty selection process in place, it is considered opportune to start one-year Diploma Programme in Entrepreneurship now. The main objective behind devising this programme is to provide Entrepreneurship education to the potential entrepreneurs who intend to initiate their own start-ups or being a part of other’s ventures. The Diploma Programme aims to impart appropriate education and offer training with expert faculty which will instil confidence in the trainees. In the current business environment, entrepreneurship is probably of the highest priority for the nation as newer technologies are putting pressure on business to innovate for ensuring socio-economic equilibrium. The proposed Diploma in Entrepreneurship is intended to cater to this need and fill the vacuum in entrepreneurship education and training.


The fee proposed for the one-year Diploma is Rs. 50,000 per Semester.


For successful completion of Diploma Programme, a student must earn a minimum of 40 credits during the 2 semesters. This is consistent with the UGC regulations.

The first two letters ‘DP’ define Diploma (in Entrepreneurship).

The first numeral stands for the type of the course: 1 for Compulsory course; 2 for Tool Course

The second digit stands for the number of credits assigned to the course

The third digit of the course number stands for the semester of course offering.

The last two digits refer to the specific course in the respective semester.





Course no.

Course Title



DP 13101

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice


DP 13102

Business Economics


DP 13103

Business Opportunity Identification


DP 13104

Accounting for SMEs


DP 13105

Marketing Management


DP 13106

Financial Management


DP 12107

Project Management



DP 13201

Innovations and Intellectual Property Rights  for SMEs


DP 13202

Business Legislations for Entrepreneurial Ventures


DP 13203

Human Resource Management for SMEs


DP 13204

Production and Operation Management


DP 12205

Indian Economy and Policy


DP 12206

Management and Globalization of  Family Business


DP 24300

Diploma Project



Total Credits



Diploma - detailed syllabus


A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.