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M.O.P.

VAISHNAV COLLEGE FOR WOMEN (AUTONOMOUS) CHENNAI 600 034

Common to B.Com(Accounting & Finance ), B.Com (Marketing Management) & BBA

SEMESTER IV 2008-2011 ONWARDS

QUESTION BANK

CORE PAPER: ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT SUBJECT CODE

MODEL QUESTION PAPER M.O.P. VAISHNAV COLLEGE FOR WOMEN (AUTONOMOUS) ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT Max. Marks: 100 SECTION A (15X2=30) ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS 1. Define Entrepreneurship. 2. Who is an Entrepreneur? 3. Indicate the functions of an Entrepreneur. 4. What is Entrepreneurial Development? 5. Distinguish between business idea and business opportunity. 6. What is under capitalization? 7. What is a Project? 8. Explain opportunity analysis. 9. Define Pay Back Period. 10. What do you mean by managerial appraisal? 11. Write a short note on Branding. 12. What is market survey? 13. What is Seed Capital? 14. What is working capital? 15. State any four functions of SIPCOT. SECTION-B (6*5=30) ANSWER ANY SIX QUESTIONS 16. Mention the characteristics of Entrepreneurs. 17. Write short notes on (a) Fabian Entrepreneur (b) Drone Entrepreneur. 18. Give a broad classification of the sources of Business Idea. 19. Examine the merits of pay back as a method of project evaluation. 20. Enumerate the functions of SIDBI. 21. Discuss the content of EDP. 22. Identify the problems associated with Women Entrepreneurs. 23 Write in detail the role of commercial banks in promoting Entrepreneurship. 24. Discuss the role played by the Government in Entrepreneurial Development. SECTION-C (2*20=40) ANSWER ANY TWO QUESTIONS 25. Developing countries need imitative entrepreneurs rather than innovative entrepreneur. Do you agree? Give reasons. 26. Explain the role of SISI in the development of small scale industries. 27. What are the contents of a good project report? 28. Explain the various profitability appraisal methods used in evaluation of projects. Duration : 3 Hours

SECTION A
UNIT I 1. Define Entrepreneur. 2. Who is an Intrapreneur? 3. Who is an Adoptive Entrepreneur? 4. Who is an Innovative Entrepreneur? 5. List any 8 qualities of an entrepreneur. 6. Define the term Enterprise. 7. Differentiate Enterprise and Entrepreneur. 8. Mention the internal factors that influence entrepreneurship. 9. Mention the external factors that influence entrepreneurship. 10. Write a short note on risk. 11. Write a short note on uncertainty. 12. List the functions of an entrepreneur. 13. What are Schumpeters views on entrepreneur? 14. What are Mc Clelands views on entrepreneur? 15. Why is Entrepreneurship termed as Gap filling Function? 16. Who are Technocrats? 17. Can Entrepreneurship be induced? 18. List down the factors affecting Entrepreneurship. 19. Give the names of two Indian Entrepreneurs and their business. 20. What is the function of a retail Entrepreneur. 21. Define Fabian Entrepreneur 22. Who are drone Entrepreneurs? 23. Can Entrepreneurship be inherited? 24. List the kinds of entrepreneurs based on motivation. 25. In your Judgement what kind of entrepreneurs do you think India requires? 26. Do programmes like E-vigyan by ITC promote entrepreneurship? 27. List the main barriers to Entrepreneurship. 28. Does Culture influence Entrepreneurship? How?

29. Who is an entrepreneur according to Hayer? 30. Who is a Spin off? 31. What is economic development? 32. List any two of the roles played by entrepreneur in the economic development of an economy UNIT II 33. Write short notes on DIC? 34. List out various institutions promoting entrepreneurship in India (any eight) 35. List out various institutions rendering financial support to entrepreneurs in India (any four) 36. Expand the following(any 4): NSIC, SIDBI, IDBI, SIDO, DI, DIC, SFC, SIDC, NABARD, HUDCO, TCO. 37. What do you mean by single window clearance? 38. Write short notes on ICICI. 39. What do you mean by capital subsidy 40. Write a note on PMRY UNIT III 41. List the sources of technical business ideas. 42. List any 4 market source for business ideas. 43. What is synectics? 44. Differentiate between focus group and brain storming methods. 45. Write a short note on problem Inventory. 46. Write a short note on Taguichi method. 47. Write a short note on Gordon method. 48. Write a short note on Brain storming 49. Write a short note on morphological analysis. 50. Write a short note on parametric analysis. 51. What are the kinds of Brain storming methods? 52. What is heuristic technique? 53. What is positioning? 54. What is concept development? 55. Define Test Marketing.

56. Expand and Explain PLC. 57. List five sources of secondary information. 58. Give the formulae for BEP. 59.What is capitalization? List its types. 60. What do you understand by Cost of Capital? 61. What is Venture Capital? 62. What is the application of PERT and CPM? 63. What is Project Life Cycle? List its phases. 64. What is Cost Benefit Analysis? 65. State the essentials of feasibility report. 66. What is under capitalization? 67. Write a short note on trigger sessions? 68. What is capital structure? 69. List the stages of new product introduction.

UNIT IV 70. What is an EDP? 71. List the features of an EDP 72. List the objectives of an EDP 73. List the importance of an EDP 74. What is meant by networking? 75. Give the meaning of franchising 76. What do you men by dealership? 77. Distinguish networking from franchising 78. State any two differences between franchising and dealership? 79. Differentiate franchising from networking 80. What are the types of franchising? 81. List any two advantages of buying a franchise 82. . State any two disadvantages of buying a franchise 83. Give examples of any two successful franchisees.

UNIT V 84. Who is a woman entrepreneur? 85. Who is a woman intrapreneur? 86. Name any two successful women entrepreneurs and their related area of entrepreneurship? 87. What is rural women entrepreneurship? 88. Who are the target groups?

SECTION B UNIT I
1. Innovation is the hallmark of entrepreneurship- Discuss critically. 2. Analyze critically Schumpeters view on entrepreneurship. What do you understand by Intrapreneurship? How does it differ fro entrepreneurship? 3. Who is an Entrepreneur? Distinguish between entrepreneur and enterprise. 4. Differentiate entrepreneurs fro managers. 5. Discuss the main functions of an entrepreneur. 6. Distinguish between: (a) Invention and innovation. (b) Fabian entrepreneur and drone entrepreneur. 7. How did economists work at Entrepreneurship during its historical growth? 8. Explain the factors which motivate people to become Entrepreneurs. 9. Distinguish between Entrepreneur, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship. 10. Detail the qualities of a true Entrepreneur according to Tandon. 11. What is Entrepreneurship? Distinguish between Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship. 12. Explain the main characteristics of Entrepreneurship. 13. Discuss Mc Clellands contribution to Entrepreneurship. 14. Explain Libenstiens formulation regarding Entrepreneurship. 15. Bring our John Kaos conceptual model of Entrepreneurship. 16. Draw out a structural framework on factors affecting Entrepreneurship. 17. Elaborate on the classification of Entrepreneurs as used by Danhof. 18. How are Entrepreneurs classified based on their types of businesses? 19. Elaborate on Richard Cantillions theory of Risk bearing.

UNIT II
20. Discuss the role of IDBI in financing small enterprises in the country.

21. What are the main functions of SIDBI? 22. Discuss the support provided by NSIC. 23. Discuss the role played by Government in Entrepreneurial Development. 24. Enumerate the functions of IFCI. 25. Narrate the two schemes of commercial banks for promoting Women Entrepreneurship. 26. Discuss briefly about SIDO. 27. What are the objectives of SISI? 28. Write short notes on Sub contract exchange. 29. Write a note on government store purchase program. 30. Write a short note on NSICs procedure for hire purchase of machinery. 31. Write a short note on Mahila Udayam Nidhi scheme.

UNIT III
32. Give a broad classification on sources of business ideas. 33. Explain the market source for business ideas in detail. 34. Describe the internal and external innovative opportunities. 35. Explain the sources of innovative opportunities. 36. How is the working capital requirement determined? 37. Explain the concept of breakeven point and its importance. 38. Write a note on make or buy decision sighting an example. 39. Discuss the use of project appraisal techniques. 40. Discuss the relevance of PERT and CPM in project time estimation. 41. What is project classification? 42. Explain the utility of network analysis. 43. What is the need for project formulation? Explain. 44. Examine the merits of Payback period method with an example. 45. What is feasibility analysis? Explain its objectives. 46. Examine the merits and de merits of discounted cash flows technique as a method of project appraisal. 47. What is economic viability? Explain. 48. Location of the enterprise is a critical decision- Discuss. 49. Discuss the role of consultants in various feasibility studies. 50. Discuss the various classifications of projects.

51. Discuss the different phases of Product life cycle. 52. Distinguish between PERT and CPM with the help of diagrams. 53. Discuss the various managerial skills required by an Entrepreneur. 54. What are the methods of Project Appraisal? 55. Enumerate the importance of market survey. 56. Discuss the various methods of marketing offered by the Government. 57. What are project constraints? Explain both internal and external constraints of a project.

UNIT IV
58. Entrepreneurs are not born but made-Comment. 59. Explain the impact on socio-economic factors on ED. 60. Explain the human resource factors that influence Entrepreneurial success. 61. How EDPs can be made more effective? 62. Describe a few institutes engaged in EDPs. 63. What are the various problems faced by EDPs? 64. Examine the role of development banks in India in ED. 65. What do most of the EDPs provide to a prospective Entrepreneur? 66. How do social, cultural and economic factors encourage development of Entrepreneurs? Give suitable examples. 67. What kind of behavioral changes are expected in the participants the development/training phase of an EDP? 68. Discuss briefly the criteria to evaluate an EDP. 69. What are the objectives of NIESBUD? 70. List the main activities of NIESBUD. 71. Write a brief note on EDII. 72. Examine the role of development banks in entrepreneurship development. 73. Explain briefly the essential components in the selection of potential entrepreneurs. 74. Write a brief note on Technical Consultancy Organizations.

UNIT V
75. What is the role of entrepreneur in economic growth? 76. Distinguish networking from franchising and dealership. 77. What are the basic problems faced by Women Entrepreneurs? 78. Suggest few measures to overcome the problems faced by Women Entrepreneurs.

79. Explain some of the outstanding qualities of Women Entrepreneurs. 80. Enumerate the functions of Women Entrepreneurs. 81. Man has not been fair to sex in economic life-Comment. 82. Explain the factors responsible for selection on industry by women entrepreneur. 83. What is the need for developing Women Entrepreneurs? 84. What are the various types of franchising? 85. What are the advantages and disadvantages of franchising?

SECTION-C UNIT I
1. What do you mean by entrepreneur? What are his characteristics? 2. Explain the concept of entrepreneur? Describe his types? 3. Define the term entrepreneur? What are the distinguishing characteristics of a successful entrepreneur? 4. Give an account of advantages that an entrepreneur enjoys and obstacles he faces? 5. What are the qualities a successful entrepreneur should possess? 6. Briefly describe the theory formulated by various authorities on risk-bearing. Innovation and uncertainty as the element of entrepreneurship? 7. Explain briefly the various classification of entrepreneur? 8. write a note on the following: Innovative entrepreneur Drone entrepreneur Trading entrepreneur Professional entrepreneur

9. Briefly discuss the factors affecting entrepreneurship? 10. Discuss the influences of various external factors on entrepreneur? 11. Briefly describe the influences of legal environment on entrepreneurship? 12. Describe the functions of entrepreneur?

UNIT II
13. What are DICs? Why thy have been set up? Describe the functions briefly? 14.Enumerate the progress and functions of NSIC? 15.Enumerate the role of development banks in Indian capital market?

16. Discuss the role played by IFCI fir the industrial development in India? 17. Explain the role of IDBI and its subsidiaries in Indian capital market? 18. Give a brief account of UTI and its role in capital market? 19. Give a brief account of ICICI and its role in capital market?

UNIT III
20. Describe briefly how you generate ideas? 21. What is evaluation of ideas? 22. Define the term opportunity? What are the sources of opportunity? 23. What is product? Explain its classes? 24. What is product life cycle? What are its stages? Explain briefly the strategies followed in these stages? 25. Enumerate briefly the different marketing strategies? 26. What is market feasibility? Describe as to why and how the marketing feasibility of a business idea is tested? 27. What is capitalization? Explain the theories of capitalization? Explain its causes? 28. What is over capitalization? Explain its causes? 29. Define under capitalization? What are the causes of under capitalization? 30. What is capital structure? Explain the factors that influence it? 31. Briefly describe various sources of finance? 32. Explain the merits and demerits of different types of building? 33. What are the various classes of plant-layout? Explain them briefly? 34. What is size of a business unit? Briefly descried how ill you measure it? 35. Enumerate the various aspects that are to be considered while assessing the locational feasibility of a business idea? 36. Describe briefly as to how far the technical and locational feasibility affect the selection of a business idea? 37. What are the various forms of organization? Explain them briefly? 38. How will you assess the managerial as well as legal feasibility of a project? 39. Define the term project? Describe the various methods of appraising a project? 40. What is risk? How will you manage it? 41. What is business plan? Explain the process? 42. Briefly explain as to how will you formulate a business plan?

UNIT IV
43. Discuss the course curriculum of EDP in detail? 44. What are the objectives of EDP? How can it b evaluated? 45. Entrepreneurs are made, not born. Comment? 46. Discuss the need of entrepreneur development in India? 47. Discuss briefly the role of government in organizing EDPs? 48. Discuss briefly the role of promotional agencies in entrepreneur development in India? 49. Explain the role, relevance and achievements of EDPs in Indian context?

UNIT V
50. Discuss the various role of entrepreneur in economic growth? 51. Define SSI. Describe its role in the Indian economy? 52. Briefly enumerate the incentives offered by Indian government to SSI? 53. What is meant by growth strategy? Explain the need for the growth of a business? 54. Discuss the stages of business growth? 55. Discuss the various stages of growth strategies adopted by business firms? 56. write short notes on : a. Expansion b. Diversification c. Joint venture d. Merger e.Sub-contracting 57.Define franchising? Evaluate the merits, demerits and types of franchising? Explain them briefly? 58.What is empowerment? Discuss briefly the empowerment of women through enterprise? 59.What are the factors governing the development of women entrepreneurs? 60.The franchisor- franchisee relationship is a symbolic one. Explain? 61.Write notes on: a.Evaluation of franchising arrangement b.Product franchising c.Manufacturing franchising