What is Entrepreneurship Education?

Entrepreneurship refers to an individual’s ability to turn ideas into action. It includes creativity, innovation, showing initiative and risk-taking, as well as the ability to plan and manage projects in order to achieve objectives. This supports everyone in day-to-day life at home and in society, makes employees more aware of the context of their work and better able to seize opportunities, and provides a foundation for entrepreneurs establishing a social or commercial activity. Entrepreneurship education is thus about life-wide as well as lifelong competence development. entrepreneurship education also helps to ensure a number of positive social benefits. Finland in particular has extensively promoted entrepreneurship education mainstreaming at all education levels.  Click here to see original text.


Entrepreneur, enterpriser – Someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it.
Entrepreneurial – Of or relating to na entrepreneur, “ entrepreneurial risks”.
Entrepreneurial – Willing to take risks in order to make a profit.
Enterprising – Marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects, “ na enterprising foreign policy”; na enterprising young man likely to go far”