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The Influence of Entrepreneurship Education towards the Entrepreneurial Intention in 21st Century Learning


  • Nur Shifa' Najihah Abd Razak*

    (Fakulti Pendidikan, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600, Bangi Selangor, Malaysia)

  • Nor Aishah Buang

    (Fakulti Pendidikan, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600, Bangi Selangor, Malaysia)

  • Hafizan Kosnin

    (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Politeknik Merlimau, 77300 Merlimau, Melaka)


The research had been conducted to identify whether there are any significant differences of entrepreneurs’ intention level based on education demography of them and to what extent the relationship between their intentions and to choose entrepreneurship as their career choice. This research moved around the chosen of 462 final years Bachelor in engineering students of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), and Universiti Teknikal Malaysia which centralised at the south region of Malaysia as samples from the whole research population. Questionnaires had been used to collect descriptive and inferential research data. This research data previewed that the entrepreneurial education influenced entrepreneur’s intention as well as driven them to choose entrepreneurship as a career. Research data collected provides a huge implication towards the implementation of entrepreneurship education programs in Malaysia. In the context of this study, entrepreneurial development needs to be well planned to enable the number of entrepreneurs to be enhanced and can only be established to become resilient and competitive entrepreneurs globally.

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  • Nur Shifa' Najihah Abd Razak* & Nor Aishah Buang & Hafizan Kosnin, 2018. "The Influence of Entrepreneurship Education towards the Entrepreneurial Intention in 21st Century Learning," The Journal of Social Sciences Research, Academic Research Publishing Group, pages 502-507:6.
  • Handle: RePEc:arp:tjssrr:2018:p:502-507

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    1. Alexei Tkachev & Lars Kolvereid, 1999. "Self-employment intentions among Russian students," Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(3), pages 269-280, July.
    2. Yar, Daniel & Wennberg, Karl & Berglund, Henrik, 2008. "Creativity In Entrepreneurship Education," SSE/EFI Working Paper Series in Business Administration 2008:4, Stockholm School of Economics, revised 03 Apr 2008.
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