What is entrepreneurship competence?
Entrepreneurship competence is a multidimensional issue consisting of combinations of various areas of knowledge, skills and attitudes.
It includes the following:
- Observing and seizing opportunities
- Ability to transform ideas into action that generate economic, cultural, social or societal value
- Ability to plan, set goals and manage activities to achieve these goals
- Creativity, innovation, risk management and responsibility
How to take advantage of entrepreneurship competence in higher education studies?
To mention just a few examples, you can earn credit for business activities, work, engagement in student organisations or other recreational activities!
You can take advantage of your existing entrepreneurship competence by converting your knowledge and skills into ECTS credits through the recognition and accreditation of competence. In higher education institutions, this is referred to as recognition of (prior) learning.
You and your teacher can agree in advance how you can acquire competence related to entrepreneurship or entrepreneurial activities outside your studies. This is referred to as accreditation of learning demonstrated in some other manner.
Remember that, as a student, you must be active in order to receive ECTS credits!
Alternative ways of completing studies
Completing studies according to the study plan
- Selecting studies
- Participation in studies
- Completing studies
Recognition of (prior) learning
You can request for your existing competence to be recognised and accredited directly as ECTS credits
- Mapping competence
- Demonstration of competence
Accreditation of learning demonstrated in some other manner
You can replace some of your future studies with activities accumulating entrepreneurship competence
- Applicable work or activities
- Drawing up a plan
- Accumulation, demonstration and accreditation of competence
ECTS credits coming your way!