Science and Commerce are the main streams available to
school students of 11th and 12th standard in India. Udgam School, Ahmedabad has
decided to widen the subject options for Commerce students. It will introduce
‘Entrepreneurship’ as a subject in 2012-13 for Class XI and in 2013-14 for
The subject aims at providing the basic concepts of
entrepreneurship, equipping students with entrepreneurial values, attitudes,
motivation and competencies so that they can pursue a career that calls for
creativity and innovation.
The present students of Udgam School showed a keen interest
in Entrepreneurship as a taught subject when they attended a day-long workshop.
This prompted the school to seriously consider including this subject as one of
the options for the Commerce stream.
This subject exposes students to the practical aspect of
“commerce” and hence their learning increases in related subjects
like economics, accounting, and organizational management.