NEW DELHI: The National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), an organization of the Ministry of MSME, has partnered the Sun Online Learning India Pvt. Ltd. for promoting the e-learning initiative (www dot careerstrokes dot com) developed by the company for career planning and career enhancement.
NIESBUD is engaged in training, research and other interventions with the objective of promotion of entrepreneurship and development of small and micro enterprises in the country.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was inked between Arun Kumar Jha, director general, NIESBUD and Kris Srikkanth, the former Captain of the Indian Cricket Team and Director of the company.
There are two modules in the digital learning package, namely Employability Skills and Entrepreneurship Skills. The modules have been designed with an aim to equip students and professionals with the skill sets required to make them employable and/or successful entrepreneurs.
As on September 30, 2012, NIESBUD has provided training to 1,27,768 persons via 4,764 different training programmes since its inception in July 1983.