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Business support is one way of promoting entrepreneurship and providing women entrepreneurs with the assistance and guidance necessary for success. Since the turn of the century, the status of women has been changing due to growing industrialization, globalization, and social legislation. With the spread of education and awareness, women have shifted from kitchen to higher level of professional activities. Entrepreneurship has been a male – dominated phenomenon from the very early age, but time has changed the situation and brought women as today’s most memorable and inspirational entrepreneurs. In almost all the developed countries in the world women and putting their steps at par with the men in field of business. The role of Women entrepreneur in economic development is inevitable. In these days women enter not only in selected professions but also in professions like trade, industry and engineering. Women are also willing to take up business and contribute to the Nation’s growth. There role is also being recognized and steps are being taken to promote women entrepreneurship. Women entrepreneurship must be moulded properly with entrepreneurial traits and skills to meet the changes in trends, challenges global markets and also be competent enough to sustain and strive for excellence in the entrepreneurial arena. Mentoring is very important to women, which provides encouragement & financial support of business partners, experiences & well developed professional network. This compendium shows that the coaching is useful particularly as far as it assures the professional development as an effect brought with the coaching.

Coaching for Women Entrepreneurs presents the reviews of the current research and literature on women’s entrepreneurship to address entrepreneurial coaching for women as a development tool. It highlighted the lack of training and education as a barrier to women entrepreneurs and how a training program could solve these problems. It is essentially an investigation into the nature and effectiveness of the Women Entrepreneurship Program (WEP). This Book addressed the training of entrepreneurs and reveals that education and training are crucial for the development and creation of entrepreneurs. Students and scholars of business management, entrepreneurship and gender studies will find the unique perspectives to be of interest. This book will also be valuable tool for small business service providers, women entrepreneurs, policy makers and government officials.