Students   |   Faculty   |   Alumni   |   Staff UPOU   |  PC Portal   |   FIC Portal   |  Student Portal   |   My Portal   |   Contact Us
 
 
   

Developed in conjunction with Ext-Joom.com

 
 

Personal Entrepreneurial Development

Course Description

This course aims to build success-oriented motivations, attitudes, competencies, behavioral characteristics and other qualities that will give individuals an edge when starting and managing their own business.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

  1. Discuss various theories of entrepreneurship and the role of entrepreneurship in economic development;
  2. Identify the personal motivations, attitudes, qualities, competencies and characteristics usually associated with successful entrepreneurs; and
  3. Develop achievement-, planning- and power-oriented entrepreneurial competencies.

Course Delivery and Materials

The learning package includes print modules. There are face-to-face study sessions as well as online discussions.

Admission Requirements

Individuals interested in taking the course must have a high school diploma, and proficiency in mathematics and reading and writing in English.

Course Structure

The course covers the following topics:

1. Theories on entrepreneurship and its role in economic development
2. Roles and responsibilities, risks and rewards of the entrepreneur
3. Entrepreneurship in the Philippine setting
4. Psychological profile of the successful entrepreneur
5. Initial entrepreneurial self-assessment
6. Achievement motivation training

7. Training in achievement-oriented entrepreneurial behavior

  • Risk-taking
  • Opportunity-seeking
  • Demand for quality and efficiency
  • Persistence
  • Commitment to work contract

8. Training in planning-oriented entrepreneurial behavior

  • Goal-setting
  • Information-seeking
  • Systematic planning and monitoring

9. Training in power-oriented entrepreneurial behavior

  • Persuasion and networking
  • Self-confidence
10. Creativity training
11. Post-training entrepreneurial self-assessment
12. Action planning (life goal and personal action plan)

Enrollment

Interested participants may register online using the Online Sign-up form, or visit the Faculty of Management and Development Studies, UPOU HQ, Los Baños, Laguna. Details of course offering will be emailed a month before the start of class. (This includes the admission form with the assessment of fees and payment procedures.)

Schedule of Course Offerings

For inquiries, please email FMDS @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at (049) 536-6010.


Announcements


FMDS Comprehensive Exam Date Schedule Second Sem (AY 16-17)

Master of Arts in Nursing

30 May 2017

Content ( Adult Health Nursing, Nursing Administration, and Maternal and Child Nursing)

01 June 2017

Methods

Master of ASEAN Studies

07 July 2017

Diploma in Social Work

30 May 2017

Human Behavior & Social Environment

Social Welfare Policies and Research

31 May 2017

Social Work Profession and Practice

Social Agency Leadership and Management

Master of Social Work

30 May 2017

Human Behavior & Social Environment

Social Welfare Policies and Research

31 May 2017

Social Work Profession and Practice

Social Agency Leadership and Management

01 June 2017

Area of Specialization

Master of Environment and Natural Resources Management

29 May 2017

General Field

31 May 2017

Major Field [Upland Resource Management (URM) & Coastal Resource Management(CRM)]

FMDS Comprehensive Exam Date Schedule Mid Year Term (AY 16-17)

Master of Public Management

06 June 2017

General Field

08 June 2017

Public Policy and Program Administration (PPPA)

10 June 2017

Local Government and Regional Administration (LGRA) & Voluntary Sector Management (VSM)

 

FMDS Massive Open Online Courses


FMDS Community

Students

FMDS Social
Follow us on Facebook
Tweet and follow us on Twitter
Give our photos and videos a heart on Instagram
Read our blogs on Wordpress
View helpful videos on our Youtube channel

 

 

Directories

 

Career Opportunities

Apply for a job:

Academic Part-time Job:

- Affiliate Faculty

- Lecturer

- Tutor

Graduate Assistant

Student Assistant

email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Quick Links

 

Alumni

  • New Set of Alumni Officers for AY 2015-2016

    The Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) Alumni Association elected its new set...

    Read More...

  • UPOU Alumni Facebook page

    UPOU Alumni? join the discussion at:  

    Read More...

 
University of the Philippines Open University
Faculty of Management & Development Studies