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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 2
Unit No:
A/615/7751
Credits:
2
Guided learning hours:
15 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Aim

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

1

Understand the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur.

Learners must define the term entrepreneur. 

Examples of skills, qualities and attitudes required may include:

  • creativity
  • vision
  • confident in taking calculated risks
  • intuitive
  • able to inspire others

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Explain what is meant by the term entrepreneur.

  • 1.2

    Identify the skills that are needed to be a successful entrepreneur.

  • 1.3

    Identify attitudes and qualities that are needed to be a successful entrepreneur.


2

Understand own strengths as an enterprising person.

Learners must be able to provide sufficient and valid evidence to achieve this outcome.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Describe own strengths in terms of enterprise skills, attitudes and qualities.

  • 2.2

    Evaluate self in terms of ability to set up a successful business/enterprise.


3

Understand ways to develop enterprise skills and knowledge.

Learners must provide sufficient and valid evidence to achieve this outcome. 

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Agree activities to develop or strengthen own enterprise skills.

  • 3.2

    Identify changes in own attitude and behaviour that will help to make the most of enterprise opportunities.

  • 3.3

    Agree ways to bring about changes in own enterprising attitudes and behaviours.


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