EDII Helps Family Businesses Thrive By Developing a Smarter Younger Generation

EDII Helps Family Businesses Thrive By Developing a Smarter Younger Generation

In today’s vastly competitive business world, small family run businesses are struggling to compete and survive. For such businesses to develop and grow, the younger generation needs to step up and take control of the reins. For a youth entrusted with the task of managing his family business, opting for a management diploma in Business Entrepreneurship is an appropriate and helpful choice.

The EDII or Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India offers one such PGDM-BE course which is specially designed to help future entrepreneurs. The EDII is a national resource organisation that was established in the year 1983 with the aim of providing entrepreneurship education, research, training and development studies.


The PGDM-BE (Post Graduate Diploma in Management- Business Entrepreneurship) is a full time residential course which takes a duration of two years to complete. It has been successfully preparing students for setting up their own entrepreneurial ventures for the past eighteen years. This course is designed to encourage lateral thinking and creative problem solving, to nurture entrepreneurial ambitions and to provide valuable practical learning experience.



To be considered eligible for this post-graduate programme, you need to have secured at least 50% in your graduation exams. If you belong to a reserved category, this is lowered to 40%. You also need to have valid XAT/CMAT/CAT/ATMA/MAT scores.

How can you be sure about the quality of this course?

The PGDM-BE at EDII has the following:

1) Approval from AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education)
2) Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities
3) The USASBE Outstanding Entrepreneurship Program Abroad Award 2014
4) Accreditation from the NBA (National Board of Accreditation)

EDII Entrepreneurship Process

At EDII, students go through a process which boosts their creativity, problem-solving capability and refines their entrepreneurial ideas. They are given a chance to develop their own business ideas and taught how to calculate feasibility of such ideas. Our students are taught by specialists in the field and learn how to create a business plan carefully and thoroughly.

EDII gives students a platform to make their ideas and future business plans heard and then helps them to get the required funding from various financial institutions associated with it.

The EDII Entrepreneurship Process includes the following:

• Confidence Building through Entrepreneurial Lab
• Idea Lab and Industry Interface
• Opportunity Identification and Selection
• Funding
• Mentoring and Guidance
• Business Plan: DPR/FYPP
• Enterprise Launching and Management
• Sustenance and Growth

EDII PGDM – BE course is the perfect launch pad for future entrepreneurs who want to make their family business succeed in a global business environment.