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Entrepreneurship education helps students develop a range of skills and competencies that are valuable in both their personal and professional lives. It teaches them how to think creatively and critically, how to identify and solve problems, and how to take calculated risks.

Entrepreneurship education teaches students important life skills, such as:

  • Collaborating and working with a team
  • Speaking in public and prepare an effective presentation (digitally and in-person)
  • Collecting, analysing, and using data 
  • Using social media for promotion and/or advocacy 
  • Handling real, complex problems that don’t have a definitive answer
  • Using curiosity and creativity to find an innovative approach to difficult problems. 

Students learn what it takes to develop a product or service, create their own unique business proposals, and give multiple pitch presentations.

Entrepreneurship education does not just benefit those entering the fields of science, technology, and business. Students interested in the arts, social sciences, and similar fields can also develop their imagination and learn how to apply creative thinking skills to real-world problems.

Here are five benefits of schools teaching entrepreneurship:

  1. Prepare your students for an uncertain future.
  2. Students develop their creativity and collaboration skills
  1. Teach students how to identify and recognize problems
  2. Help students become resilient.
  3. Encourage students to make the world a better place.

 

Author: Catherine Perri ( Jump Trainer)