How Does Entrepreneurship Education Affect The Entrepreneurial Tendencies Of University Students

Abstract

In the present study, a survey was administered to the students taking the entrepreneurship course in order to measure their entrepreneurial tendencies before the course started. The same survey was administered at the end of the course, too. In this regard, the purpose of this study was to demonstrate whether the entrepreneurship course has a positive effect on students. The sample was consisted of 528 students taking the entrepreneurship course in the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering at Hitit University. As a result of analyzes, it was found that the students’ entrepreneurial tendencies increase with entrepreneurship education, in other words education of entrepreneurship was effective in both faculties. This result showed that the education of entrepreneurship was effective. On the other hand, according to the subgroups of the study in two of the faculties post course scores were higher than pre course scores. This means that entrepreneurship courses increased the students’ entrepreneurial tendencies in both faculties, Educational and Administrative Sciences Faculty and Engineering Faculty.

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18 December 2019

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978-1-80296-053-2

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Future Academy

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54

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1st Edition

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Business, Innovation, Strategic management, Leadership, Technology, Sustainability

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Polatcı*, S., & Cindiloğlu Demirer, M. (2019). How Does Entrepreneurship Education Affect The Entrepreneurial Tendencies Of University Students. In M. Özşahin, & T. Hıdırlar (Eds.), New Challenges in Leadership and Technology Management, vol 54. European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences (pp. 700-710). Future Academy. https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2019.01.02.59