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Entrepreneurship Education: Do Student-Companies Offer Superior Value?

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  • Ghislain HOUBEN

    () (University of Hasselt, Belgium)

  • Roger MERCKEN

    () (University of Hasselt, Belgium)

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An entrepreneurship course for academic students is expected to be a vital stimulus to promote entrepreneurship and the setup of creative new businesses. But do the students learn the right things? A comparison is made between the more classic “business plan” course and the setup of an actual student company.

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  • Ghislain HOUBEN & Roger MERCKEN, 2008. "Entrepreneurship Education: Do Student-Companies Offer Superior Value?," EuroEconomica, Danubius University of Galati, issue 2(21), pages 38-48, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:dug:journl:y:2008:i:2:p:38-48ug:journl:y:2008:i:2:p:38-48
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    1. Vesper, Karl H. & Gartner, William B., 1997. "Measuring progress in entrepreneurship education," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, vol. 12(5), pages 403-421, September.
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    entrepreneurship; education; students;

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