Enhancing entrepreneurship skill among university’s students by online business simulation

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Malaysia Government is currently focused to produce more entrepreneurs among university students with high quality and entrepreneurial values. This goal is concomitant with the country's economic transformation towards a high-income country by the year 2020. This study helps to identify the effectiveness of entrepreneurship courses that is offered to UKM students which include first year student. This courses is only offered by UKM-CESMED (Centre of Entrepreneurship Development and SMEs) for the first year student. This study used a descriptive analysis of 3,129 students who have followed the entrepreneurship course. The objective of this study is to determine the effectiveness of entrepreneurship courses that is offered to the first year students. The funding show that eighty percent of students agreed that this course can provide the basic knowledge of entrepreneurship and stimulate interest in students to become entrepreneurs in the future. In addition, this research also have found that the Health and Medical (H&M) department have the best Entrepreneur skill among the three main department. Therefore this course also can help the student to learn the necessary skills to be an entrepreneur.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71-80
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Engineering Science and Technology
Volume10
Issue numberSpec. Issue on 4th International Technical Conference (ITC) 2014
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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Keywords

  • Business simulation
  • Entrepreneurship course
  • Skills
  • Student UKM
  • UKMCESMED

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  • Engineering(all)

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Enhancing entrepreneurship skill among university’s students by online business simulation. / Mohd Tawil, Norngainy; Hassan, Rosilah; Ramlee, Shamshubaridah; K-Batcha, Z.

In: Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Vol. 10, No. Spec. Issue on 4th International Technical Conference (ITC) 2014, 2015, p. 71-80.

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Mohd Tawil, N, Hassan, R, Ramlee, S & K-Batcha, Z 2015, 'Enhancing entrepreneurship skill among university’s students by online business simulation', Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, vol. 10, no. Spec. Issue on 4th International Technical Conference (ITC) 2014, pp. 71-80.
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