Is the Impact of Entrepreneurship Education as Remarkable as the Demand?

Gafar, Mudashir; Kasim, Rozilah; Martin, David
June 2014
Australian Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences;2014 Special, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p239
Academic Journal
The foredeal of entrepreneurship is tremendous in all ratification of life. In fact, it is education is spreading in all levels of education worldwide. Despite the quantum number of current and expanding educational programs in this domain, several institutions are constantly questioning the value of investment in the entrepreneurship education (EE) programs. Is the result of EE programs as notable as demand? In the contest, what is the impact of the enterprise programs on their student?s competitiveness and sustainability in the labour market? On pondering these questions, this research aimed to investigate how EE program had impacted on the student?s business reality in the public universities, in Malaysia. Quantitative research method employed. The findings established positive impact and provided valuable insights for all the stakeholders of EE programs in the higher learning institutions.


Related Articles

  • INNOVATIVE MILIEUX AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION: A CASE STUDY OF UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA. Shamshubaridah, Ramlee; Madeline, Berma // Actual Problems of Economics / Aktual'ni Problemi Ekonomìki;Dec2011 Supplement, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p200 

    Malaysian institutions of higher education are currently undergoing rapid transformations due to internationalization and liberalization of the Malaysian economy. These changes saw the growing emphasis on entrepreneurship education. Most universities in Malaysia are revising their business...

  • RESPONDING TO THE NEEDS AND CHALLENGES OF ARTS ENTREPRENEURS: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY OF ARTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN NORTH CAROLING HIGHER EDUCATION. Welsh, Dianne H. B.; Onishi, Tamaki; DeHoog, Ruth H.; Syed, Sumera // Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts;Summer2014, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p21 

    To address the call for examination of academic and professional approaches to arts entrepreneurship, we summarize the academic arts entrepreneurship programs in the State of North Carolina and conduct a pilot study with data gathered from arts entrepreneurs who attended the 5th annual Southern...

  • Not just there to learn. Council, Jared // Indianapolis Business Journal;2/2/2015, Vol. 35 Issue 50, p5A 

    A description of the course Discovery, Innovation and Ventures Enterprise program at Indiana University's Kelly School of Business is presented.

  • The role of environment in fostering conductive entrepreneurial learning. Kwong, Caleb C. Y.; Thompson, Piers; Cheung, Cherry W.-M.; Manzoor, Humera // Journal of General Management;Autumn2012, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p45 

    The modern globalised economy is prone to periods of change and uncertainty as experienced in the economic downturn following 2007. Others have noted thatthis has led to the shortening of product life cycles (Tassey, 2000), and the greater importance of innovation in order to retain...

  • CREATIVITY IN THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM: A SURVEY OF THE DIRECTORS OF AWARD WINNING PROGRAMS. Schmidt, Jacqueline J.; Soper, John C.; Bernaciak, Jill // Journal of Entrepreneurship Education;2013, Vol. 16, p31 

    This study discusses the links between entrepreneurship and creativity, methods of measuring and assessing creativity, and surveys the chairs/directors of programs listed in the top twenty-five undergraduate entrepreneurship programs as identified by Entrepreneur magazine for the years...

  • Entrepreneurship education at Nordic technical higher education institutions: Comparing and contrasting program designs and content. Warhuus, Jan P.; Basaiawmoit, Rajiv Vaid // International Journal of Management Education (Elsevier Science);Nov2014, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p317 

    In higher education (HE), science and technology (STEM) institutions were early adopters of entrepreneurship education, recognizing that STEM majors in particular have a disproportional potential to form high-growth ventures in high-tech industries with high-value prospects. Yet, only limited...

  • New Venture Creation: Ethnicity, Family Background and Gender as Determinants of Entrepreneurial Intent in a Poor Economy. Ugwu, Fabian O.; Ugwu, Chidi // Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business;Aug2012, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p338 

    Although there have been plenty of studies focusing at entrepreneurial intents of students; this study is one of the first attempts to examine ethnic/cultural influence of university undergraduates toward entrepreneurial intent in Nigeria. It presents the results of an empirical study of the...

  • WHY SOME COLLEGE STUDENTS ENGAGE IN ENTREPRENEURIAL ACTIVITIES WHILE OTHERS DO NOT. Ozgen, Eren; Minsky, Barbara D. // Journal of Entrepreneurship Education;2013, Vol. 16, p45 

    Exposure to entrepreneurship in school may increase the intention to become an entrepreneur. Yet to date why some college students engage in entrepreneurial activities while others do not remains relatively unstudied. We propose student college entrepreneurs are exposed to or use certain...

  • ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION: STATUS QUO AND PROSPECTIVE DEVELOPMENTS. Kuckertz, Andreas // Journal of Entrepreneurship Education;2013, Vol. 16, p59 

    This paper discusses the current state of entrepreneurship education particularly at the level of higher education institutions. Based on the premise that the main goals of entrepreneurship education are a) increasing the level of entrepreneurial competence and b) generating a positive attitude...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics