THE IMPACT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION TOWARDS SELF-EMPLOYMENT INTENTION AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Authors

  • ASMAUL HUSNA HARIS FADZILAH PhD Candidate
  • WAN MOHD HIRWANI WAN HUSSAIN

Keywords:

entrepreneurship education, industrial revolution, self-employment, economy

Abstract

It is platitude that entrepreneurship education presents students with knowledge and motivation that will encourage entrepreneurial success and increase self-employment. Presently, it is glaring to note that nations of the world wishes to promote its entrepreneurial sector for a vibrant and robust economy. The reason is because entrepreneurship education can provide opportunities if earnest properly through good education and orientation, using the invention and development of new products and services leading to the motivation of self-employment among the students. The major aim of this work is to enhance entrepreneurship education towards cultivating the intention of self-employment among university students. By so doing, meta analytic research approach will be made use of to exhaustively identify all relevant studies that meet the established criteria in existing literatures and desk research. The findings of this study show that training programs in university curriculum are able to enhance entrepreneurship education towards self-employment and it’s becoming a new trend in developing economy to achieve the aim of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The current research recommends supportive business environment, new institutional mechanism and incentives for seed capital funding while its limitations are lack of basic skills, capital and contacts. Hence, this study will highlight that entrepreneurship education will address financial bottleneck encountered by entrepreneurs.

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2021-02-16

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HARIS FADZILAH, A. H., & HUSSAIN, W. M. H. W. . (2021). THE IMPACT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION TOWARDS SELF-EMPLOYMENT INTENTION AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS. Quantum Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 2(1), 56–63. Retrieved from http://qjssh.com/index.php/qjssh/article/view/37

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