Learners will be able to:
- Evaluate the principles and practice of entrepreneurship in a range of business and social innovation environments
- Evaluate current concepts of business and social entrepreneurship, to include a comparative assessment of each and with reference to other methods of administration and management
- Reflect on how the concept of entrepreneurship has evolved nationally and internationally, to include examples of historical and modern entrepreneurship
- Complete a self-assessment of entrepreneurial skills, values and attributes, to include consideration of how these can be applied in a particular industry, social environment or organisation
- Promote entrepreneurial skills, values and attributes in others, to include members of a project team
- Adopt an entrepreneurial approach to ongoing projects and work, to include identifying skills requirements, current issues and obstacles, innovative solutions, and strategies to handle risk and/or failure
- Plan a new venture or project, to include details of required human, financial, physical and technical resources
- Seek funding and other resource requirements to support progress and success
- Manage ongoing projects and tasks, to include adjusting strategies and proposed solutions as required
- Monitor the short- to medium-term impact of the entrepreneurial approach adopted, to include areas for improvement and opportunities for further growth
This course is assessed through a number of assignments which students must complete to demonstrate their understanding of various topics.
Skills demonstration 50%
- Following successful completion, you will receive a QQI Level 6 component Certificate in Entrepreneurship (6N1941)
QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland.