Strategy for Developing a Body of Knowledge on Graduate Entrepreneurship

Pimchanok Sangkaew, Suphawan Vongkamjan, Somkiat Chaipiboon
2013 Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences  
The objectives were 1) to create strategy for developing a body of knowledge on graduate entrepreneurship and 2) to experiment strategies for developing a body of knowledge on graduate entrepreneurship. Qualitative research and quantitative research approaches were used. Data collection and analysis were done with In-Depth interview and focus group discussion for qualitative research. The experiment group composed of 60 students from Kamphaeng Phet Rajabhat University Maesot and was selected
more » ... and was selected with Purposive Sampling Technique. The strategic for developing a body of knowledge on graduate entrepreneurship was composed of 3 system units as the followings.1. Changing attitudes 2. Organizing activities 3. Developing a sustainability. The experimental results of the 60 students showed that their post-test attitude mean score with 4.33 , was higher than their pre-test attitude mean score with 3.03. In addition, 83.33 percents of the students gained a better understanding on how to write a business plan, and they were able to real practice by setting up their own. The overall outcome of the strategy for developing a body of knowledge on graduate entrepreneurship was at good level. Those trained students had increased knowledge and ability of entrepreneurship than untrained with statistical significance at 0.0001. There were 56 students who can use body of knowledge on graduate entrepreneurship 60 students, 93.33 percents. Moreover, they have applied what they have learned into their real life. These outcomes have led us to believe that the students will be able to continue developing and improving themselves to be well-mannered entrepreneurs.
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