CALS Competencies

 Enabling you to build a lifelong skill set, identify and make the most of opportunities, overcome and learn from setbacks, and succeed in the careers of the future.

The Entrepreneurial Mindset

What is the entrepreneurial mindset? According to the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, “an entrepreneurial mindset is a set of skills that enable people to identify and make the most of opportunities, overcome and learn from setbacks, and succeed in a variety of settings.” The CALS faculty recognize the importance in preparing all students to be able to lead and innovate in the jobs of the future and strive to integrate to the entrepreneurial mindset into all courses.

What are the CALS Competencies? The CALS Competencies are the specific skills embodied in the entrepreneurial mindset that students can expect to develop throughout the CALS curriculum and extracurricular experiences. Students are encouraged to utilize the competency development plan to reflect on the skills, the ways in which the skills have been developed, and which skills need to be more fully developed.

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This document, under the umbrella of the entrepreneurial mindset, defines the CALS Competencies and current list of top employer skills. …


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