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Published on September 21, 2008

Author: amasters

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Enterprise

Enterprise “ The process by which new businesses are formed and new products and services are created and brought to market. Enterprises are usually led by an entrepreneur.”

“ The process by which new businesses are formed and new products and services are created and brought to market. Enterprises are usually led by an entrepreneur.”

Entrepreneur “ An individual who has an idea which they develop by setting up a new business and encouraging it to grow. They take the risk and the subsequent profits that come with the success or the losses that come with failure.”

“ An individual who has an idea which they develop by setting up a new business and encouraging it to grow. They take the risk and the subsequent profits that come with the success or the losses that come with failure.”

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TASK 1 Read the case studies about a range of entrepreneurs. 2 On a sheet of paper create a mind map showing the ideal entrepreneur. You will need to list the skills which you feel they should possess then draw them demonstrating those skills in some way.

Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs Determination and persistence Passion Determination and persistence Spot and take advantage of opportunities Relevant skills and expertise Vision, creativity and innovation Motivation to succeed Not daunted by failure Takes risks Entrepreneur

Homework You need to be able to: 1 Define the term enterprise 2 Define (and spell!) the term entrepreneur 3 List 6 attributes of a successful entrepreneur

You need to be able to:

1 Define the term enterprise

2 Define (and spell!) the term entrepreneur

3 List 6 attributes of a successful entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Research Task You will be allocated an entrepreneur from http://www.growingbusiness.co.uk/06959143452540574871/entrepreneur-profiles.html or from http://www.startups.co.uk/6678842911672125365/famous-entrepreneurs.html In your group you must produce a short presentation about that person. You will need to cover some of the following facts: Who they are What business they run The history of their start up The key opportunity they capitalised on Their key strengths Any other useful information

You will be allocated an entrepreneur from http://www.growingbusiness.co.uk/06959143452540574871/entrepreneur-profiles.html or from http://www.startups.co.uk/6678842911672125365/famous-entrepreneurs.html

In your group you must produce a short presentation about that person. You will need to cover some of the following facts:

Who they are

What business they run

The history of their start up

The key opportunity they capitalised on

Their key strengths

Any other useful information

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