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Entrepreneurship: Women Enterprises, Agri-Enterprises, Food Enterprises, and Home-Based Enterprises

Download BEGINNER'S GUIDE-SEMINAR/eLearning Program 5 ENTREPRENEURSHIP for detailed instructions

Module 1

(eLearning Program 5: Entrepreneurship-An Introduction)

Define Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship


  1. Entrepreneurship: An Introduction
  2. SEVEN Rules for Start Ups
  3. TEN Productivity Principles
  4. Fears of an Entrepreneur
  5. SEVEN Habits of a Web Entrepreneur
  6. 7 Rules for Success
  7. Positive Attitude for Success
  8. Positive Beliefs for Success
  9. Positive Values for Success
  10. Building an Organization


Book References

20 Books for Personal Development 

The Art of Perfect Living: 7 Personal Powers for Perfection 

Managing Stress Naturally

Module 2

(eLearning Program 5 A: Entrepreneurship-Foods and Beverages Enterprises)

Foods and Beverages Enterprises



  1. Beverages: An Introduction 
  2. Fruit Beverages

Canning of Fruits and Vegetables 

  1. Starting a Commercial Cannery
  2. Canning of Fruits and Vegetables
  3. Containers for Canned Products
  4. Quality Control of Canned Foods
  5. How to Utilize Food Waste from a Cannery

Food Safety 

  1. Food Safety for Fresh Foods 
  2. Food Colours Permitted for Food Enterprises
  3. Food Additives Permitted for Food Enterprises
  4. Food Contaminants

Food Packaging

Lesson 1: Advanced Packaging Technologies for Food Enterprises: An Introduction

Lesson 2: Polymer-Based Packaging Solutions for Food Enterprises

Lesson 3: Modern Innovations in Food Packaging

Lesson 4: Manufacturing Process of Food Packaging Materials 

Lesson 5: How to Choose a Proper Packaging for Perishable/Fresh Produce?

Lesson 6: Packaging Designs for Perishable/Fresh Produce 

Lesson 7: CODEX Standards for Fresh Produce

Lesson 8: Modified Atmosphere Packaging for Fresh Produce 

Lesson 9: Controlled Atmosphere Packaging for Fresh Produce 

Lesson 10: Modified Interactive Packaging for Fresh Produce 

Lesson 11: Active and Intelligent Packaging for Perishable/Fresh Produce

Lesson 12: Global Suppliers of Packaging Technologies

Genetically Modified Crops

  1. Genetically Modified Crops: An Introduction
  2. Herbicide Resistance in GM Plants
  3. Pest and Disease Resistance in GM Plants 
  4. Antibiotic Resistance in GM Plants 
  5. Golden Rice: A GM Rice
  6. Genetically Modified Vegetables 
  7. Genetically Modified Fruits 
  8. Genetically Modified Corn and Canola
  9. Genetically Modified Cotton
  10. GM: Some Myths 

Beginner's Guide for eLearning Program 5A

PDF References 

  1. Current Packaging Practices
  2. Paper & Wood Based Packaging Materials
  3. Polymer Based Packaging Materials: Polyethylene
  4. Polymer Based Packaging Materials: Vinyl Polymers
  5. Polymer Based Packaging Materials: Polystyrene
  6. Polymer Based Packaging Materials: Polyester
  7. Polymer Based Packaging Materials: Polypropylene & Polyamides
  8. Eco-Friendly Packaging Materials
  9. Modern Innovations in Packaging Materials

Book References

Advanced Packaging Technologies for Perishable Foods  

Genetically Modified Crops

Module 3

(eLearning Program 5 B: Entrepreneurship-Agri Enterprises)

Agriculture/Agribusiness Enterprises

Agriculture: An Introduction 

  1. Overview of Food & Agriculture Sector
  2. Agro-Climatic Zones in India
  3. Gardening and Horticulture Enterprises: An Overview
  4. Rules of Fertiliser Application 
  5. Precision Farming: An Introduction 
  6. Fertigation and Chemigation 
  7. Plasticulture 
  8. Protective Horticulture 
  9. Centers of Origin of Popular Crop Plants 

Farm Management and Farm Business 

  1. Farm Management: An Introduction
  2. Farm Management: As a Science
  3. Farm Business Analysis

Agriculture Enterprises for Aspiring Entrepreneurs 

  1. Starting an E-Business Unit in Agriculture Sector
  2. Starting an Export Unit
  3. Cold Storage Construction
  4. Starting a Mushroom Growing Unit
  5. Starting Mushroom Processing Unit
  6. Starting Tomato Processing Unit
  7. Starting a Plant/Horticultural Nursery
  8. Starting and Managing Fruit Orchards and Plantations

PDF References

  1. Starting an Horticulture Business Center
  2. Warehouse Construction

Book References

Website Guide for Agribusiness and Horticulture Concepts 

E-Business Models and Web Strategies for Agribusiness

Mushroom Farming 21 Rules for Success

Growing Edible Mushrooms


Jerusalem Artichoke 

Growing Herbs for Aromatherapy 

Module 4

(eLearning Program 5 C: Entrepreneurship-Women Enterprises)

Women Enterprises

  1. Women Entrepreneurship: An Introduction
  2. Support Organisations for Women Entrepreneurs 
  3. Funds and Financial Schemes for Women Entrepreneurs in India
Beginner's Guide for eLearning Program 5C

Module 5

(eLearning Program 5 D: Entrepreneurship-HBEs)

Home-Based Enterprises

  1. Home-Based Enterprises(HBEs): An Introduction
  2. 7 Lucrative Home-Based Businesses
  3. Franchise Business
  4. List of Fruit Products 
  5. List of Vegetable Products 
  6. Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables 
  7. Freezing of Fruits and Vegetables 
  8. Preparation of Jam 
  9. Preparation of Jelly 
  10. Pickle Making Process 
  11. Vegetable Pickles
  12. Raw Fruit Pickles 
  13. Problems in Pickle-Making
  14. Making Vinegar 
  15. Home Based Canning of Fruits and Vegetables
  16. Making Wine
  17. Making Fresh Fruit Juices
Beginner's Guide for eLearning Program 5D

Module 6

(eLearning Program 5 E: Entrepreneurship-Dairy and Livestock Enterprises)

Dairy and Animal Husbandry Enterprises 

  1. Milk: An Introduction 
  2. Composition of Milk 
  3. Properties of Milk
  4. Processing of Fresh Milk 
  5. 10 Types of Processed Milk 
  6. Milk Products: Cheese 
  7. Milk Products: Curd and Yoghurt 
  8. Milk Products: Cream and Ice Cream
  9. Milk Products: Butter, Ghee and Butter Oil
  10. Milk Products: Milk Powder and Condensed Milk 
  11. Indigenous Sweetmeats from Milk
  12. Packaging of Milk and Milk Products 


Book References

Milk and Milk Products 

Module 7

(eLearning Program 5 F: Entrepreneurship-Organic Agriculture and Organic Foods Enterprises)

Organic Foods Enterprises

  1. Fertilizers and Manures for Organic Farming
  2. Organic Certification Process
  3. Organic Certification Internal Control System (ICS)
  4. Organic Farming: An Introduction
  5. Organic Farming in India
  6. Basics of Organic Certification
  7. Organic Certification of Farm
  8. Organic Certification in India
  9. Organic Certification Labelling
  10. Organic Certification of Farmer Groups
  11. Organic Certification: Common Issues
  12. Exports of Organic Products
  13. Organic Growing: Weed Management
  14. Organic Pest Disease Management
  15. Organic Pest Disease Management: Mechanical Method
  16. Organic Pest Disease Management: Biopesticides
  17. Organic Pest Disease Management: Biocontrol Method
  18. Organic Manures and Fertilizers
  19. Organic Manures: Green Manuring Crops
  20. Organic Manures: Vermicompost
  21. Organic Fertilizers: Biofertilizers
  22. Organic Production Practices: An Overview
  23. Processing of Organic Foods
  24. Organic Banana
  25. Organic Blackpepper
  26. Organic Coffee
  27. Organic Cotton
  28. Organic Ginger
  29. Organic Mango
  30. Organic Sugarcane
  31. Organic Red Gram
  32. Organic Rice
  33. Organic Okra
  34. Organic Tomato
  35. Organic Turmeric

PDF References

  1. Starting an Organic Certification Agency
  2. Composting Process
  3. Organic Production of Coffee
  4. Organic Production of Blackpepper

Book References

Organic Food Certification Strategies 

Organic Crop Production Technology

Organic Production of Agronomic Crops

Organic Production of Pepper, Ginger and Turmeric

Organic Production of Coffee, Okra, Tomato, Mango and Banana