MBA Course in Rural Entrepreneurship

Seva Mandir has collaborated with a team of consultants for a short course (6 months) on Rural Entrepreneurship, Administration and Management. As a part of this course, a two day assessment workshop was organized during 8 -9 February 2011 in Udaipur. 35 entrepreneurs from different enterprises like Daal Mill, Fisheries, Soy processing, goatery, handicraft, ornamental fisheries, vegetable cultivation, Daliya making etc. participated in the workshop. The purpose of this workshop was to screen and select the final list of participants for the course. A group of 20 entrepreneurs were selected for this course after screening test.

The first training under the course was started from 22 to 27 March 2011. The training focused on basic mathematics and business accounting. 21 people (including 10 SHG in-charges) from all the 7 blocks participated in this programme. 5  consultants of the CREAM team conducted the training

The second training under the course from 22-26 April 2011. The training focused on business finance and accounting which included discussion on viability of business, opportunity cost, different types of profit, income statement and cash flow analysis, working capital, types of cost etc. 19 people including 10 SHG in-charges and 9 rural business entrepreneurs from all the 7 blocks participated in this programme. 5 consultants of the CREAM team conducted the training.

The third training under the course from 21-25 May 2011. The training focused on sales and marketing. 17 people including 9 staff and 8 entrepreneurs from all the 7 blocks participated in this programme. 3 consultants of the CREAM team conducted the training.

The fourth training under the course from 18-22 June 2011. The training focused on operation management. It taught us various aspects of operations like the three basic flows of operation, working capital management, inventory management and interlinking of operational flows etc. 15 people including 8 staff and 7 entrepreneurs from all the 7 blocks participated in this programme. 3 consultants of the CREAM team conducted the training.