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Entrepreneurship Competence: An Overview of Existing Concepts, Policies and Initiatives – Final report

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  • Ivana Komarkova

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  • Dimitri Gagliardi

    (Independent researcher)

  • Johannes Conrads

    (CARSA)

  • Antonio Collado

    (CARSA)

Abstract

This report presents the state of the art on the topic of entrepreneurship competence identifying and comparing different theoretical and practical approaches from the academic and entrepreneurial world. It draws on an extensive literature review, an inventory of selected initiatives and in-depth case studies. The report looks at different definitions, frameworks, components and other elements of entrepreneurship as a competence, and reflects upon entrepreneurship education, teaching and assessment methods used for entrepreneurial learning. This report is the final output of the JRC-IPTS funded study 'Entrepreneurship Competence: An overview of existing concepts, policies and initiatives (OvEnt)'; it is part of the wider research agenda of JRC-IPTS on 'ICT for Learning and Skills' that aims to provide evidence on how skills and key competences that our digital society needs are acquired, certified and recognised.

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  • Ivana Komarkova & Dimitri Gagliardi & Johannes Conrads & Antonio Collado, 2015. "Entrepreneurship Competence: An Overview of Existing Concepts, Policies and Initiatives – Final report," JRC Research Reports JRC96531, Joint Research Centre (Seville site).
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    Entrepreneurship Competence; Sense of initiative and entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurship education; Lifelong learning; key competences; reference framework; literature review; inventory; case studies;
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    • I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General
    • Z00 - Other Special Topics - - General - - - General
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • J20 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - General
    • J29 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Other

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