IGNOU has launched a new BA program in micro, small, and medium enterprises for students who have passed the 10+2 examinations. The program focuses on youth and enhances their skills and knowledge required to establish a business venture. This new education program was launched on the eve of World MSME Day. Interested students can apply to the program until 31st July. Once the application process is over, IGNOU will offer admission to students for the July 2022 session. The BA program in micro, small, and medium enterprises is also supposed to enhance job opportunities for the youths.
IGNOU has designed the program for anyone who wants to enhance their understanding of MSME. Moreover, the BA course is also helpful for anyone who wants to become an entrepreneur. The program will also provide insights into recognizing a business opportunity, market study, innovation and implementation, developing marketing strategies and connections, investment opportunities, planning a new project, and obtaining licenses for setting up a business venture. Equal opportunities are given to unskilled workers and practicing entrepreneurs. To provide practical insights into the program, IGNOU has contacted various industry experts and successful entrepreneurs. These experts will help future entrepreneurs understand what they can do to establish a successful business venture.
History of IGNOU
IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University) is a central open learning university established under the Indira Gandhi National Open University Act, 1985. It is the largest university in the world providing education to more than 3 million students. The institute was established to provide quality education to students through online and distance education programs. Apart from teaching and research, the institute also serves as a national resource center. To provide quality education and reach maximum students, IGNOU has partnered with various institutions. It also launches different courses to provide the best to its students. For example, IGNOU has partnered with the Retailers Association of India to offer a BBA in retail distance learning course.