Entrepreneurship Class 11 Syllabus

The syllabus is divided into 7 units: (i) Entrepreneurship: Concept and Functions (ii) An Entrepreneur (iii) Entrepreneurial Journey (iv) Entrepreneurship as Innovation and Problem Solving (v) Understanding the Market (vi) Business Finance and Arithmetic (vii) Resource Mobilization.

Exam Structure

S. No.  Unit Marks 
Entrepreneurship: Concept and Functions 15  
An Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurial Journey 20  
4 Entrepreneurship as Innovation and Problem Solving
5 Understanding the Market 15 
6 Business Finance and Arithmetic 20  
7 Resource Mobilization
  Total 70

Unit 1: Entrepreneurship:  Concept and Functions

Competencies: Vision, Decision making, Logical, Critical and Analytical Thinking, Managing Skills

  • Entrepreneurship - Concept, Functions and Need
  • Why Entrepreneurship for You
  • Myths about Entrepreneurship
  • Advantage and Limitations of Entrepreneurship
  • Process of Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship - The Indian Scenario

Unit 2: An Entrepreneur

Competencies: Need Achievement, Motivation, Ethics, opportunity seeking, Passion, Independence

  • Why be an Entrepreneur
  • Types of Entrepreneurs
  • Competencies and Characteristics
  • Entrepreneurial Values, Attitudes and Motivation
  • Intrapreneur: Meaning and Importance

Unit 3: Entrepreneurship Journey

Competencies: Scanning the environment; Information seeking; creativity; Innovativeness; divergent thinking; Perseverance 

  • Generation of Ideas
  • Feasibility Study and opportunity assessment
  • Business Plan: meaning, purpose and elements
  • Execution of Business Plan

Unit 4: Entrepreneurship as Innovation and Problem Solving

Competencies: Risk taking; Determination; Initiative; problem solving ability; Adaptability to changing technologies

  • Entrepreneurs as problem solvers
  • Innovations and Entrepreneurial Ventures - Global and Indian
  • Role of  Technology - E-commerce and Social Media
  • Social Entrepreneurship - Concept

Unit 5: Understanding the Market

Competencies: Task oriented, Opportunity seeking, resourcefulness, organizational skills, Analytical and logical reasoning

  • Market: Concept, Types
  • Micro and Macro Market Environment
  • Market Research - Concept, Importance and Process
  • Marketing Mix

Unit 6: Business Finance and Arithmetic

Competencies: Arithmetic skills, critical analysis, decision making, self-confidence, problem solving

  • Unit of Sale, Unit Price and Unit Cost - for single product or service
  • Types of Costs - Start up, Variable and Fixed
  • Break Even Analysis - for single product or service

Unit 7: Resource Mobilization

Competencies: Resourcefulness; Collaboration; Managing Risk; Organizational Skills; Informed Decision Making

  • Types of Resources - Physical, Human, Financial and Intangible.
  • Selection and utilization of human resources and professionals like Accountants, Lawyers, Auditors, Board Members, etc.
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