Diploma Courses with Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU)
One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Retail Management Course
Qualification: Graduate, Course fee: Rs. 16,000/, Registration Fee: Rs. 330, Prospectus: Rs. 100/-. Class Sessions: Sunday, 12-00 noon to 4-00 pm
One year Diploma Courses in Travel & Tourism
Qualification: Minimum HS passed. Course Fee: Rs. 7000/. Registration Fee: Rs. 330, Prospectus: Rs. 100/-. Class Sessions: Each Sunday, 12-00 noon to 4-00 pm
Diploma Courses in Entrepreneurship Development & Small Business Management
Qualification: HS passed. Course Fee: Rs. 7000/. Registration Fee: Rs. 330, Prospectus: Rs. 100/-. Class Sessions: Each Sunday, 12-00 noon to 4-00 pm
Entrepreneurship Development Activities
EDI has been gradually expanding its activities. The Institute provides support to both existing and prospective entrepreneurs covering different target groups like women, rural and urban poor, unemployed youth, science & technology persons, voluntarily retired persons, ex-servicemen, retiring service men, minorities, field and middle-level executives of SMEs in Kolkata & in the districts of West Bengal.
i) Entrepreneurship Development Programs (2 to 6 weeks duration) for certain target groups like women, unemployed youth, rural and urban poor, ex-servicemen, voluntarily retired persons, science & technology persons etc. as sponsored by various Govt and other organizations. Special Entrepreneurship Development Programmes on specific trade like jute, floriculture, handicrafts, plastic, food processing, biotechnology, travel and tourism, pisciculture etc are also being conducted.
EDI has been conducting EDP training for the selected candidates under PMEGP, BSKP and other schemes as sponsored by the KVIC, DICs and KVIB.
ii) Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps (1 to 3 days duration) in the Universities, Colleges, Technical/ Management Institutes and NGOs as sponsored by Govt. agencies or the above organizations/ Institutes.
iii) Entrepreneurship Motivation Programme: 2 to 4 days programme for unemployed youth in all districts through Employment Exchanges.
iv) Faculty Development Programme on entrepreneurship: 1 to 2 weeks duration for the faculties/ teachers of colleges, Technical Institutes, NGOs etc
iv) Trainer’s Training Programme (entrepreneurship): 2 to 4 weeks programme for representatives of NGOs, teachers, Govt. officials etc
v) Capacity building Programme : 2 to 5 days for NGOs, Business Associations etc
vi) Vocational Training on Fashion Garments, Diversified Jute Products, Silk screen Printing, Batik Printing, fabric Printing, Block Printing, candle making etc.
Courses for Defence personnel
(Sponsored by Directorate General Resettlement, Ministry of Defense, Government of India)
a. Certificate course on Entrepreneurship Development and Small Business Management (with the Netaji Subhas Open University)
b. Certificate Course on Travel & Tourism Management (with the NSOU)
c. Training in Export-oriented Floriculture & Horticulture Business.
a. NGO Management/ Social Enterprise Development Programme
b. Family Business Development Programme