More than capital resources, more than supportive fiscal climate, more than a receptive market, more than all other factors said to make business initiatives thrive and grow, we main it is the entrepreneur's personality and skills that make the difference between a flourishing and a failed business,' said Serdef
also reminds entrepreneurs that their business is a reflection of themselves: their character and integrity.
Diaz and Gatchalian lead Serdef's faculty workshops and training of trainers programs in various schools and communities throughout the country.
Serdef cooperates with other institutions with similar goals to propagate entrepreneurship education nationwide.
Entrepreneurs at this stage try to be all things to their business, usually taking on production, marketing, financial management and administrative tasks, says Serdef president Dr.Paterno V.
According to a study by Serdef, entrepreneurs tend to worry most about accessing capital, with many shunning banks and other formal sources of credit.
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'Fueling the Dream' was also brought to the students by advocacy partners, Go Negosyo and SERDEF
(Small Enterprises Research and Development Foundation), with INQUIRER.net as media partner.
There were also an inspirational talk by Ifore Yu, founder and CEO of Chicken Charlie, and minilectures by SERDEF's Eduardo Canela and AIM professor Richard Cruz.
"Fueling the Dream" is also brought to the students by advocacy partners, Go Negosyo and SERDEF (Small Enterprises Research and Development Foundation), with INQUIRER.net onboard as media partner.
SERDEF'S BEST project focuses on developing entrepreneurial mindset in young children.
Entrepreneurship education hereabouts began with the efforts of the UP Institute for Small-Scale Industries (UP ISSI) and the Small Enterprises Research and Development Foundation (Serdef), working together.