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The various steps involved in setting up a business enterprise will be most
complex when it relates to an industrial enterprise. The steps in setting up a
Small enterprise are:

1. Deciding to go into business

This is the most crucial decision a prospective entrepreneur has to take. The
person should decide whether to take salary based employment or opting for
self employment/entrepreneurship

2. Analysing strengths/Weaknesses

Having decided to become an entrepreneur, one has to analyze his/her
strengths/weaknesses. This will enable him/her to know what type of and
size of business would be most suitable. This will vary from person to person

3. Training

Quite possibly the above analysis may reveal glaring deficiencies which are
required to be made up through training. Such training could be:

I. Developing skills and change attitudes-

Entrepreneurship and Business Management Training skills

II. Developing Technical /work skills for proposed product/project

 4. Environmental scanning

It is essential to study the environment in which you shall operate to ensure
enterprise success. Get to know the business opportunities and threats in
the environment. This will assist proper project identification and selection.

5. Product Selection

The next step is deciding what business to venture into. The range of
products shall be taken up for manufacture and in what quantity. The level
of activity will help in deciding size of business and form of ownership .One
could generate number of project ideas through environmental scanning,
Short list a few items, closely examine each of them and zero in to a final

6. Market Survey

It is easy to manufacture an item but difficult to sell. So it is prudent to
survey the market before embarking upon production and ensure the
product chosen is in sufficient demand
Ascertain changes in product design required; determine demand supply lag,
extent of competition, potential share of the market, possible pricing and
distribution policy etc. The principle is to produce what people demand in a
form and quantity that can be easily sold.

7. Form of Ownership

A firm can be constituted as sole proprietorship, partnership; limited
company (Public/Private) cooperative society etc. This will depend upon the
type, purpose and size of your business. One may also decide on the form of
ownership based on resources on hand.

8. Location

The next step will be to decide on the place where the business is to be
located. Will it be hired or owned, the size of plot covered and open area and
the suitability of site will have to be decided The enterprise can be located
based on the availability of skills, resources, market etc

9. Technology

To manufacture a product requires various processes. The information on
various types of technology should be collected. This will be very useful in
determining the type of machinery and equipment to be used.

10. Machinery and Equipment

Having chosen the technology, the machinery and equipment required for
manufacturing has to be decided, suppliers identified and their cost

11. Business Registration

Having known various opportunities, the prospective entrepreneur will have
to register his/her business entity by way of filing a memorandum in
duplicate with the designated office for this purpose.

12. Project/Business Report

After deciding on the form of ownership, location, technology for
manufacturing, machinery and equipment one is ready to prepare a
feasibility report or ones’s project report. The economic and technical
viability of the project has to be selected as to be established through
project report. This will be useful to obtain financial support from financial

13. Finance

An entrepreneur has to follow specified procedures to obtain finance from
Financial Institutions/Banks.

14. Technical Know how

In quite few cases technical know how of the envisaged project/business
may be required or arranged. This can be arranged through Technology
supporting institutions and private consultants

15. Power Connection

The site chosen should have adequate power connection. One can calculate
the total power requirement, voltage, [phase- single or three], determine
the nearest pole from which power will be given to you as it can materially
determine installation cost

16. Installation of Machinery

Having arranged for finance, work-shed, power etc., the next step is to
procure the machinery and begin its installation. This should be preferably as
per plant layout.

17. Recruitment of Manpower

Once machines are installed manpower will be required to run them. So the
quantum and type (skilled, semi skilled, unskilled, administrative) of the
labour has to be determined, source of getting desired labour has to be
identified and recruited.

18. Raw materials

The labour requires raw materials to work upon the installed machines. The
raw material required maybe available locally or outside. Systematic
arrangement must be done to ensure constant supply of raw materials to the

19. Production

There should be not any wastage of manpower, materials or machine
capacity installed.

Production of the proposed items should be taken up in two stages:

a) Trial Production
b) Commercial Production

Trial Production will help tackling of problems confronted in production and
test marketing of products. This will reduce the chances of losses in the 
eventuality of mistakes in project/business conception. Commercial
production should start after successful trial production.

20. Marketing

Having produced the products/services, the stage comes to sell it. The
entrepreneur should consider various aspects on how to reach customers,
distribution channels/commission structure, pricing advertising/publicity etc

21. Marketing Research

Once the products/ have reached the market, the periodic market research
should continuously be done to collect information from customers using the
products, this may cause the firm to change the design, taste and make
necessary diversification that appeal customer’s need and demand.

22. Monitoring

The prospective entrepreneur should make a periodic monitoring of all
components of the business to ensure the growth and take immediate
measures in case of any dwindling in sales, profitability for taking possible
corrective measures.

 Rasalkhaimah, ras, al, khaimah, dubai, university, salford, manchester, @hishamsafadi, hisham, safadi, European, medical, center, business, entrepreneur, startup, economy, money, motivation, education, Leadership,  Transactional,  analysis, emotional, intelligence, organisations,  development,  innovative, technology,  care, health, investor, investment, production, shark, tank, sharktank, USA, UK, London, group, european, canada, india, china, japan, KSA, projectmanagement, datascience, bigdata, IOT, internetofthings, cloud



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