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An analysis of the personal entrepreneurial competencies of students: implications to curriculum designing of entrepreneurship program

Ernesto Laforteza Bumatay, Evangeline C Sulabo, & Oscar Ragus

Institute of Community Education, College of Public Affairs University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Abstract

A study on the personal entrepreneurial competencies of students highlighted the entrepreneurial skills, technical skills, and business management skills. The top outstanding strengths or abilities identified were human skills, tenacity, management competency, knowledge/ education, being motivated/ driven, and intellect/ wisdom as well as skills in persistence, systematic planning/ monitoring, and opportunity sensing.

The proposed entrepreneurship program has the structure of economics (3 courses), finance (2 courses), marketing (3 courses), accounting (2 courses), management (4 courses), business law (1 course), information technology (3 courses), business math (2 courses) and other related courses (5 courses).

Business management skills that have to be enhanced by the program comprised planning and goal setting, human relations, decision making, management, control, negotiation, finance, marketing, managing growth, accounting and venture launch. Entrepreneurial skills include inner control/ disciplined, innovative, visionary leader, persistent, change oriented and being a risk taker.

 

Key words: business management, entrepreneurial competencies, entrepreneurship curriculum, skills

 

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