Title

Impact of Entrepreneurship Education on Entrepreneurial Intentions of University Students in Egypt

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2014

Abstract

The main objective of the study was to investigate the impact of entrepreneurship education on the entrepreneurial intentions of university students to start a new venture using Linen’s model. The methodological approach involved analysis of a paper and pencil close ended questionnaire distributed to undergraduate students in their last year in a private Egyptian university from three faculties. The findings suggest positive relationship between entrepreneurship education and intentions and perceived desirability while no relation existed with perceived feasibility or self-efficacy. Given the significance and importance of entrepreneurship, it is desirable to reform the educational system to encourage creativity and innovativeness of students

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