Competency: Entrepreneurship

Organizational Skills
Business Acumen
Strategic Focus
Strategic Insight
Fiscal Management
Global Perspective


  • Is confident in themselves and what they can do.
  • Has clarity of purpose in their actions.
  • Believes in themself.
  • Exhibits a high sense of self-belief.
  • Shows confidence in their actions.

Risk Taking
  • Encourages risk taking for developing potential business opportunities.
  • Risks his/her time, effort, and reputation toward the completion of goals.

Bias for Action
  • Is motivated to work toward the realization of goals.
  • Works hard toward the realization of goals.
  • Takes the initiative to complete tasks.
  • Sets business policies and procedures.
  • Maintains a high level of energy to respond to demands of the job.

  • Has a strategic awareness on how to promote the organization.
  • Believes in their vision for the department/organization.
  • Identifies issues that need to be addressed.
  • Identifies problems that need solved.
  • Identifies solutions to problems.
  • Creates new ideas about what (or how something) should be done.

  • Exhibits determination and passion in completion of goals.
  • Does not quit when faced with adversity.
  • Continues forward even in the face of adversity.
  • Is able to continue progressing in difficult times.
  • Finds resources necessary to complete tasks.

Leverages Others
  • Excellent at managing relationships with stakeholders.
  • Knows when to listen to the advice of others.
  • Shares success with others.
  • Delegates tasks to others.

  • Finds unique ways to go around barriers to success.
  • Willing to cross-lines that others would not cross.
  • Defies conventions and the "normal" way of doing things.

  • Seeks to grow their own skills.