Portfolio of Evidence
This unit will help learners understand the meaning of entrepreneurship. They will then have the opportunity to examine the skills, qualities and attitudes needed to be an entrepreneur.
Unit Learning Outcomes
Understand the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur.
Learning Outcome 1: Indicative Content
Learners must define the term entrepreneur.
Examples of skills, qualities and attitudes required may include:
- confident in taking calculated risks
- able to inspire others
Explain what is meant by the term entrepreneur.
Identify the skills that are needed to be a successful entrepreneur.
Identify attitudes and qualities that are needed to be a successful entrepreneur.
Understand own strengths as an enterprising person.
Learning Outcome 2: Indicative Content
Criteria to consider may include those above as well as:
time management skills
interpersonal and communication skills
attitude to risk
Describe own strengths in terms of enterprise skills, attitudes and qualities.
Evaluate self in terms of ability to set up a successful business/enterprise.
Understand ways to develop enterprise skills and knowledge.
Learning Outcome 3: Indicative Content
Learners must be able to provide sufficient and valid evidence to achieve this outcome.
This may be a Personal Learning Plan or a summary of a discussion/coaching session.
Agree activities to develop or strengthen own enterprise skills.
Identify changes in own attitude and behaviour that will help to make the most of enterprise opportunities.
Agree ways to bring about changes in own enterprising attitudes and behaviours.