Women and Entrepreneurship
Sshailesh L. Prajapati, FCA, MBA
Women and Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship Perspectives
Sshailesh L. Prajapati
• Entrepreneurship- A Favourable career for women.
• Flexibility needed by women eg, Leaves, working time etc.;
• Women ar...
• Qualities of Women Entrepreneur
• Endurance among women
• Responsibility
• Managerial Acumen
• Financial Skills
• Commun...
• Weaknesses of Women Entrepreneur
• Lack of Assertiveness
• Limited understanding of legal issues
• Emotional in business...
• Problems of Women Entrepreneurship in India
• Shortage of Finance
• Marketing problem and exploitation from Middlemen
• ...
• Problems of Women Entrepreneurship in India
• Patriarchal Society
• Lack of Entrepreneurial training
• Legal Formalities...
• Challenges facing by Women Entrepreneurs
• Not being taken seriously
• Letting fear stand in the way ( Fear of failure e...
• Suggestions to overcome problems
• Finance Cells
• Marketing Co-operatives
• Supply of Raw-Materials
• Educational and a...
• Suggestions to overcome problems
• Hiding from Cash flow issues
• Getting too close with employees
• Build Relationships...
• Role of Government to develop women entrepreneurs in India
• In the 7th
year plan, special chapter on “Integration of wo...
• Special programs by GOI in 8th
FYP.
• PMRY
• “Women in agriculture” Scheme
• Women Co-operative schemes for agro-based
I...
• Special programs by GOI in 9th
FYP keeping in mind future
SSIs.
• TREAD for Rural , Urban and semi-urban areas
• Swarna ...
• Support schemes from 10th
year Plan
• Support for Training and Empt. Prog of Women (STEP)
• Devpt of Women and childrend...
• Differentiate between Male and Female Entrepreneur
Motivation
Impetus ( Drive )
Sources of funds
Occupational Background...
Sshailesh L. Prajapati; FCA, MBA
Compiled from various Books
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Women & entrepreneurship

  1. 1. Women and Entrepreneurship Sshailesh L. Prajapati, FCA, MBA
  2. 2. Women and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Perspectives Sshailesh L. Prajapati
  3. 3. • Entrepreneurship- A Favourable career for women. • Flexibility needed by women eg, Leaves, working time etc.; • Women are excellent in managing finances; • They are trained to be good entrepreneurs and good managers from chidhood itself as compared to men. • Entrepreneurship profession is with high elasticity. • They can earn profit with less involvement of time. • There are certain light Professions where they can easily make their career like, Jewellery Designing, Fashion Designing, etc. Women and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Perspectives Sshailesh L. Prajapati
  4. 4. • Qualities of Women Entrepreneur • Endurance among women • Responsibility • Managerial Acumen • Financial Skills • Communication Skills • Good Co-ordination Capacity • Capable of incubates new Ideas • Faith in herself and able to solve problems under a pressure. Women and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Perspectives Sshailesh L. Prajapati
  5. 5. • Weaknesses of Women Entrepreneur • Lack of Assertiveness • Limited understanding of legal issues • Emotional in business decision • Lack of exposure • Emotional Attitude • Managing Cash Flows • Lack of practical approach Women and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Perspectives Sshailesh L. Prajapati
  6. 6. • Problems of Women Entrepreneurship in India • Shortage of Finance • Marketing problem and exploitation from Middlemen • Shortage of Raw Materials • Stiff Competition from Organised Industries and male Entrepreneur • Limited managerial ability • High Cost of Production • Low risk taking ability • Family Conflicts Women and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Perspectives Sshailesh L. Prajapati
  7. 7. • Problems of Women Entrepreneurship in India • Patriarchal Society • Lack of Entrepreneurial training • Legal Formalities • Travelling • Credit Facility and support from Banks • Absence of Entrepreneurial Aptitude ( Innovation, Risk bearing etc) Women and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Perspectives Sshailesh L. Prajapati
  8. 8. • Challenges facing by Women Entrepreneurs • Not being taken seriously • Letting fear stand in the way ( Fear of failure etc) • Wanting to please every one (Nature of being calm, pleasing,“people pleasures” seeking approval of others etc. ) • Wearing too many Hats. • Women and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Perspectives Sshailesh L. Prajapati
  9. 9. • Suggestions to overcome problems • Finance Cells • Marketing Co-operatives • Supply of Raw-Materials • Educational and awareness towards negative social attitudes • Training Facilities • Develop a blue print • Team Building • Under pricing themselves Women and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Perspectives Sshailesh L. Prajapati
  10. 10. • Suggestions to overcome problems • Hiding from Cash flow issues • Getting too close with employees • Build Relationships • The above is Inclusive list and not exhaustive list. Women and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Perspectives Sshailesh L. Prajapati
  11. 11. • Role of Government to develop women entrepreneurs in India • In the 7th year plan, special chapter on “Integration of women in development” was introduced by Govt. with following suggestion: • Specific Target Group • Arranging Training Facilities • Developing new equipments • Marketing assistance • Decision making process Women and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Perspectives Sshailesh L. Prajapati
  12. 12. • Special programs by GOI in 8th FYP. • PMRY • “Women in agriculture” Scheme • Women Co-operative schemes for agro-based Industries like, daily farming, poultry, animal husbandry, horticulture etc. with full financial support from GOI. • Other Schemes like IRDP,TRYSEM to alleviated Poverty. 30-40% is reserved for women. Women and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Perspectives Sshailesh L. Prajapati
  13. 13. • Special programs by GOI in 9th FYP keeping in mind future SSIs. • TREAD for Rural , Urban and semi-urban areas • Swarna Jayanti gram Swarojgar Yojna and Swarna Jayanti Sekhari Rojgar Yojna to encourage them to start new venture • Schemes started by SIDBI • Mahila Udyam Nidhi • Mahila Vikas Nidhi, Marketing Devpt Fund for Women. • Women Enrepreneurial Devpt Program Women and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Perspectives Sshailesh L. Prajapati
  14. 14. • Support schemes from 10th year Plan • Support for Training and Empt. Prog of Women (STEP) • Devpt of Women and childrend in developed areas (DWCRA) • Small Industries Service Institute (SISI) • State Financial Corporation • National Small Industrial Corporation • District Industrial Centres • Loan under Mahila Vikas nidhi Women and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Perspectives Sshailesh L. Prajapati
  15. 15. • Differentiate between Male and Female Entrepreneur Motivation Impetus ( Drive ) Sources of funds Occupational Background Personality Characteristics Background Support Groups Nature of Venture and Size of Venture. Women and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Perspectives Sshailesh L. Prajapati
  16. 16. Sshailesh L. Prajapati; FCA, MBA Compiled from various Books Sshailesh L. Prajapati

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