Higher Education and Knowledge Transfer: Key to Entrepreneurial Development International Conference on Information Security and Management(ICMIS2010 )- IIIT-Allahabad ( January 21 st - 24 th 2010). Dr. Ajay Singh (MIET, Meerut) Dr. Shashi Singh (MIET, Meerut)
Higher Education and Knowledge Transfer:Key to Entrepreneurial DevelopmentInternational Conference on Information Security and Management(ICMIS2010)- IIIT-Allahabad(January 21st - 24th 2010)
Dr. Ajay Singh(MIET, Meerut)
Dr. Shashi Singh (MIET, Meerut)
Dr. Kiran Singh(University of Allahabad)
“Entrepreneurship is the process of creating something new with value by devoting the necessary time and effort, assuming the accompanying financial, psychic, and social risks, and receiving the resulting rewards of monetary and personal satisfaction of independence.”… Robert Hisrich
“Entrepreneurship is an act of initiative, drive, commitment, diligence, perseverance, organized effort, and achievement outlook, to undertake some specific functions of performing productive activities and the capacity to bear and associated with the investment”.
Economic Policy Paper on Entrepreneurship Development through Educational Reform-Bangladesh
Health & Primary Education
Higher Education & Training
Goods & Labour Market Efficiency
Innovation & Entrepreneurship:
R& D Transfer etc
National Economic Growth
(Jobs &Technical Innovations)
Ministry of MSME-GOI
1. Centre for Innovation, Incubation&
Entrepreneurship (CIIE) - IIM Ahmedabad
2. Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE)- IIT Bombay
3. Cell for Tech Innovation, Development & entrepreneurship support- IIT Chennai
4. Society for Innovation and Development (SID) - IISc, Bangalore
5. The SP Jain Centre for Entrepreneurship Development- SPJIMR
6. Technology Business Incubator (TBI) - BITS Pilani
7. Technology Incubation and Entrepreneurial Training Society (TIETS) – IIT Kharagpur
8. Nirma Labs, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
The National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) is a network of academic institutions across India performing research & developing and delivering world-class education, skill-building programs, networking activities and company-starting assistance to new, high-growth entrepreneurs.
UGC-NAAC (Panning Commission Vol. 2 p-22)
Despite such growth, India’s Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) of around 11% is very low compared to theWorld average of 23.2%, 36.5% for countries in transition, 54.6% for the developed countries, and 22% for Asian countries.
“Since a vast majority of our graduates are getting taught in colleges that are affiliated to some university, it should be clear that if the quality of higher education is to be improved, this system of affiliating university has to be reformed.”
Importance of a Mentor
One thing is quite clear. A mentor can ease the process of building up a business from scratch. When 20-year old Kolkata-based Karan Walia attended a one-month management and entrepreneurship course at the London School of Economics in August last year, he was heavily influenced by Ian Richardson, a faculty member at LSE. Even before his plane had landed in Kolkata, he was determined to start a brokerage on his own.
Menon, N., “Class room CEOs” Economic Times, 13 June 2008, p11
(21st January 2010)