Demonstrate mastery of skills and execute completely all activities
Demonstrate basic understanding of skills and execute completely most activities
Does not demonstrate mastery of skills and does not complete assigned activities
Participant comprehend what it means to think entrepreneurially by demonstrating key skills: problem recognition, opportunity and assets awareness, risk-taking openness, obstacle management, solution creation.
Participant understands the fundamental approach to transform an idea into a business possibility by generating ideas, planning a feasible business model and plan for implementation
Participant identifies successful entrepreneurs in a local community and develop a collaborative support system to include at least two local agencies, entrepreneur mentors, and business advisers.
Participant explain the key benefits of entrepreneurship as a local economic development strategy.
Participant recognizes community economic issues that can be addressed through an entrepreneurial approach
Participant creates the basic framework (value proposition, customer segment and relationships, channels) and elements (key partners, activities, and resources, cost structure, revenue streams) to test his/her preferred idea in the market place.