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Development of FM entrepreneurial assessment model to examine effect of entrepreneurship education on the real estate management students

Gafar, Mudashir and Kasim, Rozilah and Martin , David Juanil (2013) Development of FM entrepreneurial assessment model to examine effect of entrepreneurship education on the real estate management students. In: 2nd International Conference on Technology Management, Business and Entrepreneurship 2013 (ICTMBE 2013) , 4-5 December 2013, Melaka, Malaysia .

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The article focuses on the critical analysis and development of a facilities management entrepreneurial assessment model to examine the effect of the entrepreneurship education on the students of Real Estate Management. Definitely, the development of entrepreneurship is not newest to the academic circles and practitioners in the real estate management profession. Subsequently, the shift from the production based economy to innovative knowledge based economy both academia and practitioners demand proactive diversity by way of blending entrepreneurship into the professional practice. In respect of this development, entrepreneurship education is now of more research interest in the academic setting. Nevertheless, most institutions are yet to develop appropriate evaluation standard for their entrepreneurship programmes. Therefore, assessing the entrepreneurial experience and understanding of the trainee as regard to their preparation for the competitive world after graduation is paramount. From the critical literature review, facilities management assessment model (FMAM) formulated with the essential intangible variables: Facilitator; Change management; Business reality; value creation; competitiveness and sustainability. The outcome of the impact assessment of entrepreneurship teaching on the Real Estate Management undergraduate program identified valuable strengths and weakness. While, quantitative research strategic survey instrument of data collection employed, with the respondent target focused on the Real Estate Management graduating students in the noteworthy four public universities, in Malaysia. The Originality and value of the article centred on the wide range applicability of the proposed (FMAM) assessment model for the evaluation of entrepreneurship education impact on the students' entrepreneurial knowledge and value creation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: entrepreneurship education; FM assessment model; value creation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Real Estate Management
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2014 06:28
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2015 07:46
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5121
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