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Entrepreneurial skills & design thinking

Sustainable management, conservation, and balance of economic activity with long-term capacity, demand innovation and creative thought. Maritime orientated education institutions can play a vital role in creating systemic change by fostering Entrepreneurial Mindset and Design Thinking.

Entrepreneurial mindset is the way of thinking that enables you overcome challenges, be decisive and accept responsibility for your own learning, doing and outcomes. Continuous learning is key ability and can be seen as self-driven learning. Key actions are the need to improve one’s skills, learning from mistakes and creating ideas and implementing those.

Entrepreneurial competences are:

  1. Learning and Research
  2. Innovation and Creativity
  3. Leadership and Management
  4. Business and Finance
  5. Marketing and Sales
  6. Communication