Entrepreneurial competencies Perceived to be Important for Entrepreneurship Lecturers in Malaysia
|Author(s)||by Wan Fauziah bt Wan Yusoff, Suleiman Mohammed Lame|
|Keywords||Entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurial competencies,|
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Entrepreneurship education has gained an important role in the eyes of both policy makers, as well as researchers across the globe. This recent rapid growth and development in entrepreneurship courses and programs can be felt through the increasing support provided by governments especially in higher learning institutions. In addition, there is the general belief amongst the academics that the entrepreneurial competencies required for successful venturing can be taught, or at the very least enhanced by entrepreneurial education and learning. Despite the exponential international growth of the discipline, over the last three decades, no significant study has been conducted on the entrepreneurial competencies among entrepreneurship lecturers in High Learning Institutions in Malaysia, as well as in other countries. Hence, this study has evolved from the research gaps and vulnerabilities identified within the literature and revolved around the following research question: What sort of entrepreneurial competencies perceived to be important for teaching entrepreneurial courses in Higher Learning Institutions in Malaysia? To answer the question an empirical study was conducted involving lecturers teaching entrepreneurship courses of all Public HLIs in Malaysia. The data was collected using structure questionnaire. A total of 237 valid questionnaires were successfully analyzed. This study revealed that of the three entrepreneurial competencies (knowledge, skills and attitudes) studied, entrepreneurial attitude (mean 5.03) found to be the most important competencies for lecturers teaching entrepreneurship subject in Malaysia, followed by entrepreneurial skills (4.84) and knowledge (4.65). It can be concluded that to ensure the effectiveness of the teaching of entrepreneurship courses in Malaysian HLIs; the entrepreneurship lectures must possesses good attitudes in business as well as skills and knowledge in new venture creation and management.
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