ABC’s of Entrepreneurship

  • 1. Entrepreneur or Employee

    Provokes thoughts of being an entrepreneur instead of an employee and to explore different types of entrepreneurs.

  • 2. The Big Idea

    Demonstrates creative ways to generate business ideas through personal stocktaking and brainstorming.

  • 3. Research

    Introduces the importance of planning and market research before starting a business.

  • 4. Understanding Risks

    Examines at some of the characteristics necessary to be an entrepreneur, particularly risk taking, when your idea is challenged.

  • 5. Business Basics

    Helps you understand and choose the right business structure for you before you get started.

  • 6. Feasibility

    Shows that not all business ideas work and that failure is a part of the life of an entrepreneur and needs to be accepted and learned from.

  • 7. Finances

    Explores dealing with service providers and introduces various financing options available to start-up businesses.

  • 8. Mentors & Investors

    Demonstrates the importance of having a mentor to provide guidance, accountability, and connections to people who can help grow your business.

  • 9. Leadership

    Explores some of the issues associated with growing the business. Namely, leadership, organizational structures and separation of roles.

  • 10. Networking

    Discusses the importance of contracts, relationships with suppliers and some of the other aspects of starting and running a business, including the help that is available to entrepreneurs.

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Power Quote
“There’s lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it’s to change the world.” – Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote.

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