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An entrepreneur is one who organizes, manages and undertakes the risk of starting and running a business or other enterprise. Most entrepreneurs are focused on innovation and the creation of wealth.

Career Fields

Small Business



Entrepreneurs must know how to operate every aspect of their business. Typically, this includes the areas of:

  • Day to day business management                                                                                    
  • Marketing-related duties: advertising, selling                                                                      
  • Supply Chain Functions: Distribution of products/services                                           
  • Human resources functions: Hiring/Firing, performance appraisal and training    
  • Financial record keeping/accounting

Be highly motivated and focused on goal achievement

Be able to have a vision for the organization and be prepared to convince others/ in order to secure funding and investors

Locate and utilize resources for small business: funding, training, and management