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Why Be Enterprising

Why Be Enterprising

Many successful businesses today were established by students while they were still in university or just after completing university. Many argue that there is never a better time to start a business than at university. Some examples are Google, Facebook, Time magazine, Dell and many more. 


Take part in this masterclass to find out how you can get involved and how to go about starting your own  business. We will focus on what it means to be enterprising and the skills you need to become a successful entrepreneur. You will learn about the benefits of being self-employed and hopefully we will motivate you to put your business idea into action. 

This workshop will outline key personality traits and areas which are essential to develop in order to run a business. There will be a chance for self-reflection and using the Facets Model, you will get a chance to analyse how entrepreneurial you are based on your skill-set.

 
Activities 
 
Activity 1 - Am I Enterprising? Download Quiz Here.
 
Activity 2 - Think about your strengths and weaknesses and complete a SWOT analysis. How might you be able to use these to your advantage? Download the template here.
 
Activity 3 - Take the Enterprise Catalyst Quiz and download your entrepreneurial profile here.
 
Resources 
  
Becoming Self-Employed Guide
 
Be Enterprising Video 1 
 
Be Enterprising Video 2 
 
Enterprise Events
 
Enactus Student Society
 
Start-up Donut
 
Ask About Business
 
 
Page Updated: 4th September 2017 (HLB)