IGNOU launches bachelors programme in micro, small, and medium enterprises

Eligible students can apply for the BA MSME programme at ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in. Last date to register is July 31.

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Vagisha Kaushik | Jul 5, 2022 - 1:51 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a bachelor's programme in Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (BAVMSME) on the eve of World MSME Day 2022 for the youth of the country. The School of Vocational Education and Training will offer the BAVMSME programme from the July session. Eligible students can apply on the official website of IGNOU admission - ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in. The last date to apply is July 31.

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The eligibility criteria for the BA MSME programme is Class 12 passing certificate. The course is also useful for those who want to make a career as an entrepreneur and would like to update their existing knowledge and skills in the field of micro, small or medium enterprise.

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“The programme will cater to the present needs of a young entrepreneur and will aid in developing their knowledge and skills to establish a business venture. The programme will also aid in increasing job opportunities among the youth in India,” said an official statement from IGNOU.

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The BAVMSME programme would help to inculcate knowledge for recognizing business opportunities, market study, innovation and implementation; planning and designing of a new project; exploring investment opportunities; development and maintenance of business, marketing and social networking; taxation and obtaining licenses.

The programme will create opportunities for unskilled workers as well as practicing entrepreneurs to get trained and upskill their experience. The programme will enhance skills as per industry needs. Industry experts and successful entrepreneurs will share their experiences to provide practical insights, as per the IGNOU statement.

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The main objectives of the programme are to enhance knowledge, skill and competencies to start one’s own business venture; to study the market demand before initiating a business enterprise; to successfully and profitably operate one’s own enterprise; to inculcate managerial skills for setting up a new enterprise; to enhance interpersonal skills and leadership skills for empowerment of self and others and to provide Innovative and competency-based approach in the area of entrepreneurship, the statement further said.


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