This article is to offer you a list of entrepreneurial skills well developed and recognized by academic scholars Lichtenstein and Lyons (1996) and Lyons and Lyons (2002). Have a look and tell me by commenting below: how far away are you from being a qualified entrepreneur?
|Technical skills||managing operations; |
managing supplies and the supply chain;
office/production space skills – the ability to source buildings and design the workplace;
managing plant and equipment, technology and production processes.
|Management skills||management skills, including planning, organizing and supervising; |
marketing skills, including the ability to identify customers and distribution channels and engage with them;
financial management skills;
administrative skills such as the ability to align an organization’s structure and strategy;
higher-order skills related to learning and problem-solving.
|Entrepreneurship skills||the ability to develop a concept and a business plan;|
advisory board and networking.
For each category and each skill, the following four tables can give you a better idea.
Smith, W. L., Schallenkamp, K., & Eichholz, D. E. (2006). Entrepreneurial skills assessment: an exploratory study. International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development, 4(2), 179-201.