The country needs entrepreneurs to lead the economic development and opportunities for job creation; it is prudent that there are structured academic programs of stature to create scholars and thought leaders in entrepreneurship education and research. EDI, therefore, proposes distinguished 'Fellow Programme in Management' with emphasis on Entrepreneurship. The programme intends at contributing to the field of knowledge in management & entrepreneurship and extending the same to a chosen field. Accordingly, FPM proposes of two phases over four years. The first phase of the programme would comprise course-work involving Fellow programme level courses followed by a comprehensive qualifying examination while the second phase would consist of Thesis work involving preparation of a Thesis proposal, conducting research stated in the proposal, Thesis development and its examination. However, The Institute would adhere to the norms set by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi for FPM.
The course will be a premier source of rigorous and inter-disciplinary research in major areas of Entrepreneurship & Management like, Entrepreneurship Education and Research; Innovation, Incubation, Clusters and Technology Entrepreneurship; Social Entrepreneurship; Corporate Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurial Finance and Control; Entrepreneurial Marketing; Organisation Behaviour and Human Resources; Minority, Tribal and Dalit Entrepreneurship; Enterprise Creation and Growth; Family Business Management; Law, Policy and Governance; International Entrepreneurship and Women Entrepreneurship, etc.
The FPM at EDI aims at preparing exceptional scholars who will address the policy and practices, challenges associated with management and entrepreneurship. The programme will be offered with following broader objectives:
- To groom researchers and make them competent and innovative inter-disciplinary high calibre scholars and educators in various facets of management and entrepreneurship;
- To investigate synergy between theory and practice of entrepreneurship as relevant to the context; and accordingly strengthen entrepreneurship education and research ecosystem in the country.
- To motivate researchers in conducting theoretical and empirical studies leading to policy papers and publications in scholarly journals/ books.
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