What is Enterprise?

Enterprise is more than just starting a business and making money.

Being enterprising gives an individual a positive outlook, an ability to see the glass as half full rather than half empty, and is a valuable attribute for life.

It's about:

  • Innovative thinking and opportunity spotting
  • Problem solving
  • Communicating
  • Project management and budgeting
  • Risk taking and building resilience

Enterprise is about a positive attitude and equipping people with the confidence to develop a career and vocational interests.

Developing enterprise skills and capabilities creates self-belief that starting a business is a viable career choice and one of the most exciting and challenging things a person will ever do. It is a skill that is highly sought after by many national recruiters.


What is Entrepreneurship?

Entrepreneurship is the ability to apply the above skills to starting and running a business. 

“Enterprise education aims to produce graduates with the mindset and skills to come up with original ideas in response to identified needs and shortfalls, and the ability to act on them.” The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education 2012

Take a few minutes to be inspired with some thoughts on entrepreneurship in the video below.


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