The assessment of students' entrepreneurship competence: Results from an interfaculty event based on Google Design Sprint




Google Design Sprint, Problem based learning, EntreComp framework, Entrepreneurship education, Program evaluation


This contribution assesses the entrepreneurship competence that students cultivated during an interfaculty and innovative initiative grounded on Google Design Sprint methodology. It adopts a combined set of tools to gather data, including an online questionnaire leaning on the EntreComp framework, with both Likert scales and open-ended questions, as well as focus groups asking the participants what they learnt during the initiative. The analyses triangulate both descriptive statistics and thematic analysis. Results contend that the most important competence cultivated is groupwork in heterogenous groups, while a notable offshoot is the nurturing of diverse EntreComp related competences. The conclusion argue that EntreComp is suitable to assess competences from a prescriptive approach, i.e., as standard, especially when it is combined with a contextual approach such as the theory of constructive alignment, focusing on performance and on the learning outcomes students achieved.


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Morselli, D., & Orzes, G. (2023). The assessment of students’ entrepreneurship competence: Results from an interfaculty event based on Google Design Sprint. Formazione & Insegnamento, 21(3), 15–24.

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