Education + Training: Volume 56 Issue 8/9


Table of contents - Special Issue: International perspectives on entrepreneurship education

Cultural factors and entrepreneurial intention: The role of entrepreneurship education

Marina Solesvik, Paul Westhead, Harry Matlay

Universities provide entrepreneurship-specific education (ESE) to equip students with the skills required to pursue entrepreneurial careers in new firms and innovative…


Methods in entrepreneurship education research: a review and integrative framework

Per Blenker, Stine Trolle Elmholdt, Signe Hedeboe Frederiksen, Steffen Korsgaard, Kathleen Wagner

Research in entrepreneurship education faces substantial tensions and methodological challenges. Building on a review of extant empirical studies in the field, the purpose…


Attitudes of Sports Development and Sports Management undergraduate students towards entrepreneurship: A university perspective towards best practice

Paul Jones, Amanda Jones

Given the high unemployment rates being experienced by graduates, the importance of small business start-up has increased significantly, with greater priority being placed…


Breathing space – graduate entrepreneurs’ perspectives of entrepreneurship education in higher education

Mary Fenton, Almar Barry

The purpose of this paper is to examine graduate entrepreneurs’ perspectives of entrepreneurship education (EE) in higher education institutions (HEIs) in their formation…


Enterprise skills and training needs of postgraduate research students

Kelly Smith, Dina Williams, Naveed Yasin, Ian Pitchford

The purpose of this paper is to present a survey of postgraduate research (PGRs) students studying at the University of Huddersfield, concentrating on entrepreneurial…


Claiming the future of enterprise education

Colin Jones, Harry Matlay, Kathryn Penaluna, Andy Penaluna

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the importance of enterprise educators working collectively to develop a unique scholarship of teaching. The authors argue that…


Accounting curriculum and market needs

Athanasios Mandilas, Dimitrios Kourtidis, Yiannis Petasakis

The purpose of this paper is to examine whether the accounting curriculum fits business demand. More specifically, it determines competencies that Greek companies demand…


Entrepreneurship in higher education: Impacts on graduates' entrepreneurial intentions, activity and learning outcome

Liv Anne Støren

The paper examines the proportion of higher education (HE) graduates in Norway who have undertaken different forms of entrepreneurship education and how comprehensive the…


Mentoring as a practical training in higher education of entrepreneurship

Eli Gimmon

– The purpose of this paper is to investigate the benefits of enriching higher education of entrepreneurship through mentoring potential entrepreneurs.


Entrepreneurship education and job creation for tourism graduates in Ghana

Samuel B. Owusu-Mintah

The purpose of this paper is to present a report on a tracer study conducted to find out the extent to which entrepreneurship education received by tertiary tourism…


Exploring the nature of social capital to facilitate its inclusion in enterprise education

Simon Bridge

The purpose of this paper is to explore the nature of social capital in its applications for enterprise (and entrepreneurship) in order to facilitate its incorporation…


Social entrepreneurship among participants in the students in free enterprise program

Norasmah Othman, Hariyaty Ab Wahid

The purpose of this paper is to identify social entrepreneurship dimensions that emphasize the specific personal characteristics of social entrepreneurs (SPCSE) and social…


An instructional cycle for enhancing innovation-embedded employability

Chi-Cheng Chang

The capability of innovation is a major component of high-education students’ employability. The purpose of this paper is to introduce an instructional cycle specific to…

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