Soul of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship education?

Fatma Lorcu, Gamze Yıldız Erduran
2016 International Journal of Social Sciences and Education Research  
In the last twenty years, entrepreneurship education has developed greatly in developed countries and it is quite effective in terms of entrepreneurial intention. This study aims to find out to what extent entrepreneurial education affects the entrepreneurial intentions of students at Trakya University. Entrepreneurial education has recently been added to the program at Trakya University, and positive results from this study will help to show the effectiveness of these courses. The study found
more » ... hat students who have been in receipt of an entrepreneurial education have deeper entrepreneurial intentions to take action when compared with students who were not in receipt of an entrepreneurial education. Besides, it was found that the percentage of those who are unclear as to whether to establish their own business or not, in terms of all the students who took an entrepreneurship course and those who did not, is rather high; besides, 23% of the students think that entrepreneurship can be learned. Entrepreneurship paves the way for a great deal of employment, economic growth, innovation, new products, high-quality service, competition and for developing a flexible economy. In addition, it encourages people to join the state economy as an employee, causes social mobility and helps develop culture (Hisrich et al., 2007, pp. 575-589).
doi:10.24289/ijsser.279045 fatcat:4qsnbs6wsjhalb3unecdwwzmfq