Taking a risk. Risk vs Benefit

Students will learn about the potential benefits of Taking a risk and pushing themselves out of their comfort zone. They will begin to understand this is an important process in gaining confidence and self-belief.

Aim of Session

- Students will learn about the potential benefits of Taking a risk and pushing themselves out of their comfort zone. They will begin to understand this is an important process in gaining confidence and self-belief.
- Student will learn how assessing risk and benefit relates to all aspects of life, and specifically to employability/entrepreneurial decisions – it so important to push yourself and try new things even if there are potential risks.
- Positive thinking is an important aspect of focusing on potential benefits and coming out of comfort zone, instead of avoiding new things because of potential risks. It is better to take a risk then regret missing an opportunity.

Activities

Taking a Risk PowerPoint
Duration 
15 minutes
Taking a Risk discussion (Table Handout)
Duration 
15 minutes

2 activities
30m

Delivery 
Online
Offline
Employability Skills Gained 
Adaptability
Critical thinking
Decision making
Initiative
Problem solving