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What are regarded as entrepreneurial skills?
A wide range of competences are seen as entrepreneurial and useful to entrepreneurs, these include knowledge, skills and personal traits:
Many, if not all of these skills and traits are also useful to intrapreneurs, those who are entrepreneurial within an existing organisation (internal entrepreneurs). These skills and traits would also benefit all employees within a business and so are useful for graduates to have. Many of these skills, for example, communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team, are already promoted within existing degrees.
In addition to those more general skills listed above, other more specific or business related skills, will be of use to entrepreneurs, these may include:
For a fuller study of competences required for entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship see An integrated model of Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship