Manuere, Faitira; Danha, Kizito; Majoni, Tasara
January 2013
Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business;Jan2013, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p511
Academic Journal
This study was conducted to investigate the attitudes and knowledge of fourth year university students towards entrepreneurship. The study surveyed final year students across the various schools on the perception and knowledge of entrepreneurship. It further investigated the perceptions and knowledge of entrepreneurship from a gender perspective. The descriptive survey was employed to collect data from a purposive sample of five schools. A sample of 400 students drawn from all the five schools at Chinhoyi University of Technology responded to questionnaires and interviews held at the campus. Students in all schools indicated that entrepreneurship education is crucial and showed interest in starting up their businesses soon after graduation, although males were more inclined than female students to start up a business after graduation. All students showed a sense of social responsibility by suggesting that business owners should give back something to the community beyond providing employment.


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