Fundamentals Of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Fundamentals of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

 

Date of First GET2SCORE       ___________________________

Student Name     ____________________________________________________

Student ID            ___________________________________________________

Major                   ____________________________________________________

Current Year of study ________________________________________________

Age                       ____________

Gender  (circle one of the following options)                 Female                      Male

Country of Birth _____________________________________________

Nationality (if dual nationality, list both) _________________________________________________________________________________

Do you have entrepreneur parent(s)?     (Circle one of the following options)    Yes                 No      

Do you own a business?   (Circle one of the following options)    Yes                 No      

Do you intend on starting a business? _________________________________________________

If Yes, what type of business do you intend on starting? __________________________________

Have you studied an entrepreneurship program or attended any entrepreneurship training/workshop before, if so, please mention the names of the program and where you have undertaken these?______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Why did you enroll on GED 140? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

GET 2 SCORE (FIRST ROUND)

OVERALL GET 2 SCORE (FIRST ROUND)

 

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DO YOU FEEL THIS WAS AN ACCURATE REPRESENTATION OF YOUR ENTERPRISING TENDENCIES, PLEASE EXPLAIN WHY?

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Section 1

  • What are your goals (career and/or educational) after you leave your university?

 

 

 

  • What is your vision, your values and your mission?
    • Vision: the long-term destiny of the [Individual].
    • Mission: a formal summary of the aims and values of an [Individual].
      • a description of the course of action to implement the vision.
    • Values: WHAT ARE YOUR UNIQUE BENEFITS?

 

  • List the 3 questions that guide your choices.
    • Essential questions to direct your life and work.

 

  • Example: How can I have impact? What do I love? What do I fear? What engages my passions? How do I want to be remembered?

 

 

  • The answers to these questions may well change over time, but when the questions are fundamental they tend to last a lifetime

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section 2: Marketing and Implementation Strategy

 

  • Create your market positioning statement (about YOURSELF). This may be directed at a hypothetical employer, industry, organization, or the world at large.

 

  • What compelling value will you offer to your employers and society?

 

 

  • How will you differentiate from other UAE students? How about from the broader population?

 

 

  • Positioning statement
    • For (target customer)
    • Who (statement of need or opportunity)
    • (product name) is a (product category)
    • That (statement of benefit)
  • Differentiation
    • Unlike (primary competitive alternative)
    • Our product (statement of primary differentiation)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Positioning Map

You may choose adapt these categories.

 

Entrepreneurial Aspirations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Low Enterprising                                                                                                                 High Enterprising

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Aspirations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 3

  • What are the key milestones and checkpoints in your plan?
    • Your plan: What are your goals (career and/or educational) after you leave your university?
    • Milestone: a significant stage or event in the development of something.
  • How will you measure/determine if you have successfully attained these milestones? How do you define success?
  • What external factors might affect (positively or negatively) your attaining success?

 

Management process for developing a strategy (to modify to apply to yourself and your future)

  1. Describe the [Individual]’s core competencies.
  2. Describe the industry and context for the [Individual] and its competitors.
  3. Determine the [Individual]’s strengths and weaknesses in the context of the industry and environment.
  4. Describe the opportunities and threats for the [Individual]
  5. Identify the key factors for success.
  6. Formulate strategic options and select the appropriate strategy.

 

  • Share one failure experience from your past

 

  • Tell me what you have learned from it.

 

  • How will it help you in the future?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STEP 4 Entrepreneurial Ethics

  • How do you plan to practice ethical principles in your daily actions?

 

  • If you could assemble any 3 people to advise and mentor you, who would they be?

 

  • They may be alive or dead, family or world leaders, friends or strangers.
  • Why would you choose each?
  • Is it their wisdom, their accomplishments, their words, their creativity, their character, their heroic deeds

 

  • Summarize your project in 6 words (e.g., humanist, engineer, global citizen, caring teacher”).

 

The following survey must be completed at the END of the program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GET 2 SCORE (SECOND ROUND)

 

OVERALL GET 2 SCORE (Second Round)

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SECOND ROUND SCORES

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AUTONOMY CREATIVE RISK TAKING CONTROL

 

DO YOU FEEL THIS WAS AN ACCURATE REPRESENTATION OF YOUR ENTERPRISING TENDENCIES, PLEASE EXPLAIN WHY?

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Please specify what you have enjoyed the most about this course?

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Any suggestions?

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