The role of entrepreneurship educators on the higher education institutions students’ entrepreneurial competencies in developing countries

Mohammed Lame, Sulaiman and Wan Yusoff, Wan Fauziah The role of entrepreneurship educators on the higher education institutions students’ entrepreneurial competencies in developing countries. In: International Conference on Technology Management, Business and Entrepreneurship 2012 (ICTMBE 2012), 18-19 December 2012, Renaissance Melaka Hotel, Melaka.

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Abstract

Entrepreneurship is becoming one of the top priorities on national agenda for most of in developing countries. It serves as an engine driving the economy through new ventures creation, employment and wealth generation. The relevant literature available suggests important links between entrepreneurship education, new venture creation and students entrepreneurial performance. Available data indicated that higher institutions students entrepreneurial competencies required for new business venture formation can be effectively influenced by entrepreneurship educators‟ performance. Therefore, this paper reviews past and recent studies to examine the role of entrepreneurship educators in enhancing students‟ entrepreneurial competencies. The paper will conclude with some recommendations on the best way forward to provide good teaching and learning environment for both entrepreneurship educators and students.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:entrepreneurship; entrepreneurship education; entrepreneurial competencies
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions:Faculty of Technology Management, Business and Entrepreneurship > Department of Management and Technology
ID Code:3390
Deposited By:Ms Aryanti Ahmad
Deposited On:07 Jan 2013 15:45
Last Modified:07 Jan 2013 15:45

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