This assignment aims to explore and reflect on entrepreneurial traits and mindset, helping students recognize their own potential for entrepreneurial success. Through self-assessment and research, students will identify key traits and cultivate a deeper understanding of the entrepreneurial mindset.
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- 1. Trait Identification:
List and define five key entrepreneurial traits. Examples may include risk-taking, resilience, creativity, adaptability, and vision. Provide brief explanations for each trait and why it is considered essential for entrepreneurial success.
- 2. Self-Assessment:
Reflect on your own strengths and weaknesses in relation to the identified entrepreneurial traits. Discuss instances where you have demonstrated these traits in your personal or academic life. Identify areas for improvement and growth.
- 3. Research and Case Studies: Choose one from the below: A) or B)
A) Case Study: Select two successful entrepreneurs and conduct brief research on their journeys. Focus on how they exhibited the entrepreneurial traits mentioned earlier. Discuss specific examples or challenges they faced and how their mindset contributed to overcoming obstacles.
B) Interview: Arrange an interview with a local entrepreneur (family/friend) or use online resources to find interviews with successful entrepreneurs. Ask questions related to the entrepreneurial traits, such as how they developed these traits, overcame challenges, and the role these traits played in their success.
- 4. Entrepreneurial Mindset Journal: Keep a journal for one week, recording instances where you observe or apply entrepreneurial traits in your daily life. Reflect on the outcomes and consider how embracing these traits can positively impact your academic and personal pursuits.
- 5. Mindset Challenges: Identify one specific challenge or goal you are currently facing. Develop a plan on how you can apply entrepreneurial traits to address and overcome this challenge. Discuss the potential benefits of adopting an entrepreneurial mindset in your approach.
Presentation (5-10 minutes)(10 marks): 1. Prepare a 3–5-slides presentation powerpoint pitching your research, real-world examples, and self-reflection.
2. Highlight the importance of entrepreneurial traits in the business world and how they contribute to success.