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Unit 1

Mind maps:



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 Creativity in Business – a preparation for Unit 3, which is fully focussing on your business creativity

Unit 2

Interesting videos

Links to TEDTalks related to this topic

Links to articles, blogs, and websites

Unit 3



Other Resources

Unit 4

Business Makeover:

Business Persona:



Unit 5
Unit 6

Positive Psychology:


Relaxation – we all get stressed or overwhelmed sometimes, especially when running our own business. We therefore decided to add some tips & tricks that can help you keep the nerves at bay.

Learn more about entrepreneurial competencies

Watch interesting videos to develop your entrepreneurial competencies


Creative thinking – how to get out of the box and generate ideas: Giovanni Corazza at TEDxRoma


The Nature of Creativity and The Courage to Create


The power of creative constraints – Brandon Rodriguez


Critical Thinking

Episode 1.1: What is Critical Thinking?


5 tips to improve your critical thinking – Samantha Agoos


Jordan Peterson – The Best Way To Learn Critical Thinking


CRITICAL THINKING – Fundamentals: Introduction to Critical Thinking


Problem Solving

How to Solve a Problem in Four Steps


The 5 WHYS Problem Solving Technique

A method developed by Sakichi Toyoda, founder of Toyota Industries.

The Psychology of Problem-Solving


Working backward to solve problems – Maurice Ashley


Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment Made Easy


How to do a Risk Assessment

5 simple steps to complete a risk assessment.


Risk Assessment – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 5.3


Hazard, Risk & Safety – Understanding Risk Assessment, Management and Perception


Confidence and Resilience

How to Build Resilience: Quarters of Encouragement


Confidence and Resilience Overview


Building Resilience: 5 Ways to a Better Life

Dr. Stephen Marmer offers 5 tips for coping with life’s unwelcome surprises.

How To Be Confident


Negotiation Skills

Getting to Yes – Negotiation Skills



How to Negotiate Better – Project Management Training


Negotiating Skills



Soft Skills – Business Negotiation Skills

The meaning and importance of negotiation; identify the basics of negotiation and tips for to be a better negotiator.

Global Mindset

The importance of cultivating a global mindset | Nia Lyte | TEDxKyoto


Global Mindset : Mindsetmax


Public Engagement

Build don’t break relationships with communication – connect the dots | Amy Scott | TEDxQueenstown


The Recipe for Great Communication

5 ingredients: Clarity, Brevity, Context, Impact, and Value.

What is public engagement?

The City of Edmonton and public engagement.


Leadership : Execution and Teamwork


Leadership + Teamwork: 5 Signs of Dysfunction

Leadership and teamwork relations.




Project Management

Introduction to Project Management

Project Management explained in a simple way.


Project Planning for Beginners – Project Management Training


Project Management Basics for Beginners: 13 Simple Project Management Tips


What is Project Management? Project Management Definition and Fundamentals | AIMS Lecture


Customer Oriented Approach



What does it take to be customer-oriented?–wc



Ralph Waldo Emerson and The Psychology of Self-Reliance


Trust Yourself – The Art Of Self Reliance


The Power of Perseverance | Michelle Neujahr | TEDxSMCC


Tolerance for Ambiguity

Tolerance for Ambiguity


Dealing With Ambiguity
“The secret to happiness is a high tolerance for ambiguity.” Described by Sam Buser, Ph.D.

Self-Awreness, Self-Respect

How self-awareness solves problems


How To Be More Self Aware — 5 Powerful Ways to Increase Self-Awareness


10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Self Esteem

Commitment, Entrepreneurship

Commitment – Motivational Video


Best Entrepreneur Advice For Beginners


What is Entrepreneurship Commitment?



Why is NETWORKING so important?

The basic benefits of networking.


Networking tips from one of the UK’s most successful female entrepreneurs

A hands on video how to network with others


Five Networking Tips for Women Professionals

Five practical tips for networking.


Establishing a business in the UK

Government website stating the different aspects of setting up a business in the UK.

Explanation of business development in the UK, with information regarding working visas and residence permits.

Government help and support on starting a business in Great Britain.


Tax and VAT information in the UK

A fully comprehensive list of all the links and guidance needed in relation to VAT and Business Tax.


Key infrastructures for business growth in the UK

A guide for international trade within a business.

A Business Growth platform with information on funding, managing and expansion of a business.

Government information regarding business growth.


Funding opportunities in the UK

Comprehensive list of all financial support for businesses via the Government website

How to get a business loan via the Funding Circle


Tax and customs in the UK

A list of useful information from the government website regarding:

  • exchange rates
  • goods and customs
  • storing goods
  • relevant forms and manuals


Legal considerations in the UK

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) changed in May 2018 and helps to protect the public’s data. Knowledge about these regulations is essential to comply with the laws and avoid prosecution.

Business preparations for leaving the European Union

Laws and regulations regarding the national minimum wage.

Guerrilla Marketing

Guerrilla marketing is clever, creative, unusual way of marketing that uses little financial resources but highly eye-catching. It aims to find people through unusual channels and it uses for instance plenty of social media.

9 guerrilla marketing examples:

Guerrilla Marketing – Pay with a smile | Project change:

7 Guerrilla Marketing Ideas To Shut Down Your Competition:

20+ Jaw-Dropping Guerrilla Marketing Examples:

Design Methods


Design methods help to find user-oriented, creative and alternative solutions to challenges, and to involve users. Here are links to some tools.


Practical tools and resources to help to generate ideas and support innovation: see e.g.  (a toolkit for social innovation)


Human-centered design kit by IDEO:

Stanford d. School Resources & Tools:

Alexandar Cowan Venture Design:

Design Thinking for Business Innovation’ book by MJV:

Service design toolkit:

Service design tools:

Interesting links

Suggested Further Readings

In each language, you can propose extra texts, videos, blogs, testimonies, tutorials, academic literatures that are easy to read and about the thematic of Entrepreneurs Migrants Women 

  • Migrants are natural entrepreneurs:


  • Immigrants, twice as entrepreneurial as Britons :


  • Interview with Sara Barokas and Virginie Charles-Dear (from France) of ToucanBox:


  • Hassle co-founder, Jules Coleman (from Ireland) interview:


  • Betty Encinales, Becruit (recruitment) TED talk:

  1. The Power of an Entrepreneurial Mindset | Bill Roche | TEDxLangleyED


  1. From refugee to entrepreneur | Anna Nooshin | TEDxAmsterdamWomen


  1. Entrepreneurship for Migrants | Betty Encinales | TEDxSOAS


  1. Empowering Women Benefits Everyone | Jane Sojka | TEDxUCincinnati


  1. What it takes to be a migrant entrepreneur | Rafael dos Santos | TEDxRoyalTunbridgeWells


  1. 5 Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Secrets To Success | Refinery29


  1. Interview with world’s most successful female entrepreneur, Kay Koplovitz


  1. Power of Women Entrepreneurship | K Ratna Prabha IAS | TEDxDSCE


  1. The real reason female entrepreneurs get less funding | Dana Kanze