Gogulya, Olga (Faculty of Agricultural Management, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine)
Wyrzykowska, Barbara; ORCID: 0000-0002-7025-0799 (Faculty of Economic Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW)
THE ROLE OF ENTREPRENEUR COMPETENCIES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL AREAS
Economic Sciences for Agribusiness and Rural Economy, 2018, vol., nr 1, s. 55-61
The article substantiates that entrepreneurship is the basis of the country’s economy, a prerequisite for the revival of rural areas. It represents environmental factors that impede the formation of a competitive business environment in the Ukraine, and, accordingly, the achievement of indicators of efficiency of entrepreneurial activity. The essence of competence of the entrepreneur and its components is also considered. Different points of view of scientists are generalized and a list of competencies, which should be owned and developed by an entrepreneur in the course of his/her activity in order to harmoniously grow as a socially responsible person is also presented in the paper. The expediency of forming entrepreneurial competence in the process of vocational training of young people to life in society, their future activity in new market conditions, as well as the logical sequence of using the skills and abilities of an entrepreneur through the implementation of key competencies is substantiated. The methodical aspects of assessing the level of competence of the entrepreneur are provided. The results of this will allow to develop directions and measures for improving the process of forming the entrepreneurial competence of employees, increasing the quality of the work force, and providing competitive advantages through the use of human resources in the agricultural sector of the economy.