Businesses are the backbone of the economy. Entrepreneurs play an important role in developing the economy through providing the needed products and services including the solution to the problem of unemployment.
Entrepreneurship is encouraged by the economy because it can provide a lot of opportunities for the unemployed people. It will increase per capita income, improve standard of living and increase individual savings, provide revenue to the government in the form of income tax, value added tax, export duties, import duties, and balanced regional development.
After reading this module, the learners should be able to:
1. discuss the relevance of the course;
2. explain the key concepts of common competencies;
3. explain the core competencies in Entrepreneurship; and
4. explore job opportunities for Entrepreneurship as a career.ENTREP12_Q1_M1_INTRODUCTION-TO-ENTREPRENEURSHIP