Entrepreneurship Education for Adults: A Case-study

Saskia Harkema, Florentin Popescu
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
This paper describes a program which was developed for women refugees living in The Netherlands geared at stimulating entrepreneurial behaviour and acquiring skills and knowledge necessary to develop their ideas further and start their own business. The program worked with principles of a learner-centred approach taking into account factors which are important for adult learning and teaching entrepreneurship. The paper explores which conditions need to be met to teach entrepreneurship to
more » ... It illustrates that 3 factors need to be taken into consideration: competencies, pedagogical approach and environment.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.11.218 fatcat:m5mdjelbgvastmgpq5onkbsuda