Pune University Entrepreneurship and Business Planning Previous Exam Paper

Pune University Entrepreneurship and Business Planning Previous

Exam Paper

B.E. (Electronics Engineering) ENTREPRENEURSHIP & BUSINESS PLANNING (2008 Pattern)

(Elective – II) (Sem. – I)

Time :3 Hours]                                                                                              [Max. Marks :100

Instructions to the candidates:-

1)            Answer 3 questions from section I and 3 questions from section II.

2)            Answers to the two sections should be written in separate answer books.

3)            Neat diagrams must be drawn wherever necessary.

4)            Pigures to the right indicate full marks.

5)            Assume suitable data, if necessary.


QIA a) Define Entrepreneurship? Explain types of entrepreneurial businesses in brief.   [9]

b)           Identify the characteristics of successful Entrepreneurs. What are the challenges faced by different Entrepreneurs in the present scenario. [9]


Q2) a) Define the concept of supply and demand?                                                         [6]

b)            How does the market structure affect the price of a good or service? [6]

c)            Discover how different types of costs affect the prices entrepreneurs charge. [6]

Q3) a) What are different forms of ownership? Explain in Brief.                                [6]

b)            What is Franchise? State its advantages and disadvantages.                     [6]

c)            What is the role of government in entrepreneurial development? [4]


Q4) a) What is SWOT analysis? Explain in brief in the context of entrepreneurial businesses.  [4]

b)            What are the issues in setting up of business.                                               [4]

c)            Define Business plan? Discuss a typical business plan with a case study.



Q5) a) What is product Marketing? Explain with a example.                                       [8]

b)            Why are channels of distribution different for different types of businesses.



Q6) a) What is the importance of advertising? Explain different types of advertisements.                                                                                                   [6]

b)            What is inventory? What are different types of inventory?                       [6]

c)            How do you reduce the inventory cost.                                                          [4]


Q7) a) Categorize business risk. Identify security precautions to protect your business from different types of theft.                                                            [6]

b)            Explain the different types of insurance you may need for your business. [6]

c)            What are the alternatives to hiring permanent staff.                                    [6]


Q8) a) Define leadership qualities, explain in brief.                                                       [6]

b)            What are the different methods of record keeping? Explain the advantages and disadvantages of each.                                                                             [6]

c)            Define and explain Break even Analysis.                                                      [6]

Q9) a) What is the role of computer technology and Internet in business?                [6]

b)            Explain the services provided by a financial advisor.                                 [4]

c)            Explain in brief financial management.                                                         [6]


QIO) a) Explain in brief the regulations that promote competition.                            [8]

b)            What are the laws of protect business.                                                           [4]

c)            Explain in brief Ethics of Business management.                                        [4]

Qll)a) What are green business opportunities, explain in the context of Environmental Threat and Opportunity Profile (ETOP).                           [8]

b) What are the responsibilities entrepreneurs have to suppliers, customers and community.                                                                                                                     [8]


Ql2)a) Explain business idea with an example.                        [6]

b)            Explain different business ideas for a start up business.                             [6]

Cash flow management.     [4]

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