Unit 1: Look Before You Leap – A Self Assessment
Entrepreneurship has many definitions, but the term generally refers to the undertaking of new initiatives which are innovative and creative.
Entrepreneurs generally view the world with a positive perspective, seeking new challenges and opportunities with the spirit of adventure. As such, they are the change agents of society. Entrepreneurs are tomorrow’s leaders – they transform vision into reality.
Self-employment allows entrepreneurs the freedom to generate and act upon new ideas that respond to perceived opportunities.
In this unit you will have the opportunity to assess your entrepreneurial characteristics and business skills. You will examine some steps to take before leaping ahead into a venture of your own.
What You Will Learn
This unit is divided into the following sections:
After reviewing this unit you should be able to: