Subject Code and Title
ENT101 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Assessment Professional Capability Assessment
Length 10 mins (-/+ 10%)
Learning Outcomes c) Assess personal capability in relation to the entrepreneurial process and its context
d) Identify personal challenges and develop a strategy for personal development as an entrepreneur
Submission Due by 11:55pm AEST/AEDT Sunday of module 5.2 (week 10)
Total Marks 100 marks
In order to discover your own personal capability to become a successful entrepreneur, you will need to utilise all you have learned about yourself and align this to the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs reviewed in the subject content and learning resources.
This assessment requires you to reflect on your strengths and weaknesses, knowledge and skills in relation to the types and characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, and the theory and practice of entrepreneurship reviewed in modules 1, 2, and 3, to identify where your capability, knowledge and skills place you in the entrepreneurial context.
This will assist you to demonstrate your own current capability and analyse any gaps that you may need to address to become an entrepreneur.
This assessment will enable you to identify if you wish to pursue a career as an entrepreneur and the key skills required.
This assessment task requires you to prepare a ten-minute video or animated presentation about your personal capability to become a successful entrepreneur.
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You can use your phone or tablet, or any other media device, to record your video. Alternatively, you can use software such as Prezi, Focusky or others found at the sites below to create an animated presentation, which may include graphics and voice-overs.
Animated presentation sites
Prior to shooting your video, or creating your animated presentation, choose two of the following creative thinking tools outlined in modules 4 and 5: Mind mapping on paper or using software. Strengths, Weakness, Opportunity, Threats on paper or using software. Brainstorming on paper or using software. Any self-assessment tools or 360 assessment (e.g. surveys of peers or others who know you). Any other resources that helped you with this assessment such as inspirational or inciteful quotes, links to videos or other media. Other creative thinking or design thinking tools of your choice that will demonstrate your analysis of your own personal capability, and how that aligns currently with what you know about successful entrepreneurship.
Review the content and learning resources in modules 1, 2, and 3 relevant to the types and characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, and the theory and practice of entrepreneurship.
Identify the key areas (minimum 4, maximum 6) where you would like to focus your selfassessment analysis.
Use your chosen creative thinking tools to document your preparation for your video or animated presentation in a working document.
Brainstorm your self-assessed strengths, weaknesses, knowledge and skills and relate them to the identified key areas from the subject content (modules 1, 2, and 3) in your working document.
Outline the main points of your analysis for each key area including your strengths, areas for improvement, and other considerations for the future, as you intend to present them in your video/animated presentation, in your working document.
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Outline the main ideas in your presentation plan per component (listed below) in your working document.
Record your video or create your animated presentation.
Submit the working document along with your video/animated presentation by the due date.
We recommend you to use your knowledge gained in: The entrepreneurial self-assessment activity in module 4.1. Other self-assessment tools used in other subjects, such as Gallup Strengths Profile, Emotional Intelligence, Laureate Professional Assessment, professional selfreflections. Other personal and employment related self-assessment or 360 feedback.
Your video or animated presentation require the following components: a) Introduce yourself (30 seconds). b) Outline the key areas you focussed on in your analysis plus the method/s and tools you used to analyse them (minimum 4, maximum 6) (60 seconds). c) Analyse each key area including your strengths, areas for improvement, and other considerations for the future (approximately 60 seconds per key area). d) Present a final summary (remaining time available).
Submit your Professional Capability Assessment via the assessment link in the main navigation menu in ENT101 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
The learning facilitator will provide feedback via the Grade Centre in the LMS portal. Feedback can be viewed in My Grades.
The below learning rubric guides the marker when awarding marks for your Professional Capability Assessment. You should use this rubric to review your assessment task prior to submission, ensuring there is nothing you have missed.
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Learning Rubric: Assessment 3- Professional Capability Assessment
Fail (Unacceptable) 0-49%
Pass (Functional) 50-64%
Credit (Proficient) 65-74%
Distinction (Advanced) 75 -84%
High Distinction (Exceptional) 85-100%
Knowledge and understanding of characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and how that relates to the student’s own capabilities.
Limited understanding of required concepts and knowledge
Key components of the assessment task are not addressed.
Key concepts are poorly understood.
Knowledge or understanding of characteristics of successful entrepreneurs
Uses resources on selfawareness from a range of current and past experiences and analysis
Sometimes confuses assertion of personal opinion with information substantiated by evidence from the research/course materials.
Thorough knowledge or understanding of characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.
Supports personal opinion and information substantiated by evidence from the course materials and substantial selfanalysis.
Demonstrates a capacity to explain and apply relevant concepts.
Highly developed understanding of the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.
Discriminates between assertion of personal opinion and information substantiated by robust evidence from the course materials and substantial self-analysis.
Well demonstrated capacity to explain and apply relevant concepts.
Able to articulate the key concepts throughout the assessment
A sophisticated understanding of the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.
Systematically and critically discriminates between assertion of personal opinion and information substantiated by robust evidence from the research/course materials and substantial self-analysis.
Mastery of concepts and application to new situations/further learning.
Creative thinking, self-reflection skills utilised to analyse self in relation to
Demonstrates no creative thinking or selfreflection skills nor
Demonstrates limited creative thinking skills and self-reflection and
Demonstrates consistent use of creative thinking skills self-reflection and utilisation of thinking tools
Demonstrates an advanced and integrated understanding of
Consistently demonstrates a systematic and critical understanding of
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theories and knowledge of the entrepreneurial process and its context.
utilisation of thinking tools.
Unable to identify the key thinking carried out by the entrepreneur.
utilisation of thinking tools
creative thinking skills self-reflection and utilisation of thinking tools
creative thinking skills self-reflection and advanced utilisation of thinking tools.
Able to reflect on the theory and apply to the assessment.
Analysis and application with synthesis of new knowledge around entrepreneurship into a self-evaluation of own capability.
Limited synthesis and analysis.
Limited application and comparison based upon analysis.
Demonstrated analysis and synthesis of new knowledge with comparison application.
Shows the ability to interpret relevant information and literature.
Well-developed analysis and synthesis with application of comparisons and identification of gaps linked to analysis/synthesis.
Thoroughly developed and creative analysis and synthesis with application of comparisons and identification of gaps and justified recommendations linked to analysis/synthesis.
Highly sophisticated and creative analysis, synthesis of new with existing knowledge.
Comparison and recommendations are clearly justified based on the analysis/synthesis.
Applying knowledge to new situations or future intentions.
Effective communication to explain reasoning for decision making around analysis of personal capability.
Difficult to understand for audience, no logical/clear structure, poor flow of ideas, argument lacks supporting evidence.
Information, arguments and evidence are presented in a way that is not always clear and logical.
Line of reasoning is often difficult to follow.
Information, arguments and evidence are well presented, mostly clear flow of ideas and arguments.
Line of reasoning is easy to follow.
Information, arguments and evidence are very well presented; the presentation is logical, clear and well supported by evidence.
Expertly presented; the presentation is logical, persuasive, and well supported by evidence, demonstrating a clear flow of ideas and arguments.
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Audience cannot follow the line of reasoning.
Engages and sustains audience’s interest in the topic.
Excellent flow of information, with co