Becoming an Entrepeneur

Show us you know how to generate an entrepreneurial idea for a product or service and analyse its potential as a startup business.

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Level 5
Cost NZD$80.00


You are required to submit evidence of the following:

  1. Review the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and apply techniques for generating ideas to initiate a market analysis and supporting due-diligence assessment for a startup business.


Becoming an Entrepreneur is the first of three short courses required to be awarded credit for the full Introduction to Entrepreneurship course. The related short courses are:

  • Planning a business startup.  
  • Financing and managing a business startup.


All work for this EduBit must be your own.


You must complete four tasks for this EduBit assessment:

  1. Define entrepreneurship and identify typical characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.
  2. Apply techniques to generate new business ideas.
  3. Conduct a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis of your own business idea for a new product or service.
  4. Identify other market analysis techniques and due-diligence assessment processes appropriate for a start-up business.

Learning Recommendations

Deciding to Become an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs as Small Business Owners

The Nature of Entrepreneurs

Before Starting Your Own Business

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