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Entrepreneurship as a key learning outcome for academic degrees

Entrepreneurship as a key learning outcome for academic degrees

Martin Valcke

GhentUniversity - DepartmentEducational Studies

http://allserv.ugent.be/~mvalcke/CV/CVMVA.htm


Structure
Structure

  • What is goingon in the field of education and entrepreneurship?

  • Entrepreneurship starts early

  • Entrepreneurship as anacademiccompetency

  • Effects of entrepreneurshipeducation?

  • Conditions?


Conclusions
Conclusions

  • Enterpreneurshipeducation starts early

  • Enterpreneurship ~ anacademiccompetency

  • Is a validcompetency in anacademiccareer

  • Is not a “course” ~ systemicchacarteristic


What is going on in the field of education and enterpreneurship
What is goingon in the field of education and enterpreneurship?

  • Primary school

  • Secondary school

  • Bachelor level (college)

  • Masters level

Carayannis , Evans & Hanson, 2003


Enterpreneurship starts early
Enterpreneurship starts early

http://www.nonprofitboek.be/books/product?153015

Primary school


Primary school

Laevers en Bertrands (2004): entrepreneurship~selfdirectedness and creativity

“A disposition to – in a givensituation – generateideas in views of goals, to developinitiatives and applyavailable resources to attainopportunities.”

Seealso Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM)

http://www.ondernemendeschool.be/images/res85139_1.pdf



Secondaryeducation


College level

http://www3.saintmarys.edu/pr-btg-advertising-2011


Master level

http://www.nyls.edu/news_and_events/releases/virtual_company_project/


Master level

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeHWq4yxKKE


Entrepreneurship as an academic competency
Entrepreneurship as anacademiccompetency

  • Whatcompetencies are worthpursuing in a university context? Kliebard (1989)

Humanisticideal

Mental discipline

Social efficiency

Kliebard (1989)

Development of individual

Socialmeliorism


Entrepreneurship as an academic competency1
Entrepreneurship as anacademiccompetency

  • Whatcompetencies are worthpursuing in a university context? Kliebard (1989)

Humanisticideal

Mental discipline

Social efficiency

Kliebard (1989)

Development of individual

Socialmeliorism


Entrepreneurship as an academic competency2
Entrepreneurship as anacademiccompetency

  • Whatcompetencies are worthpursuing in a university context? Kliebard (1989)

Humanisticideal

Mental discipline

Social efficiency

Kliebard (1989)

Development of individual

Socialmeliorism


Entrepreneurship as an academic competency3
Entrepreneurship as anacademiccompetency

Knowledge

acquirer

Researcher

Entrepreneur


  • Entrepreneurship as anacademiccompetency is noteasilyaccepted(seeCarayannis, Evans & Hanson, 2003)


Entrepreneurship as an academic competency4
Entrepreneurship as anacademiccompetency

Knowledge

acquirer

Researcher

Entrepreneur


Academic competencies quality criteria
Academiccompetencies: quality criteria

Knowledge

acquirer

Researcher

?

Valid,

reliable

?

Truth,

correct

Entrepreneur

?

Viable, sustainable, relevant,

profitable, safe, scalable, needed,

appreciated, lifecycle, ecological, …


Entrepreneurship as an academic competency5
Entrepreneurship as anacademiccompetency

  • Entrepreneurship is notonlyvalid in business, economics, hard sciencerelated areas ….

  • Bias in perception: entrepreneurship = money

  • Entrepreneurship:

    • Psychology

    • Medicine

    • Nursing

    • Education

    • Life sciences

?

Viable, sustainable, relevant,

profitable, safe, scalable, needed,

appreciated, lifecycle, ecological, …


Entrepreneurship as an academic competency6
Entrepreneurship as anacademiccompetency

  • Entrepreneurship is notonlyvalid in business, economics, hard sciencerelated areas ….


Educational context

Company context

Virtualcompanybuildson jobs/demands of professional context

Little “school” companieslinked to course

Students start business during training in spin-off centre

Ex-students run business in spin-off centre

Internship in professional context

Virtualcompany runs onreallife data

Educationalinstituteownscompany run bystudents


Effects of entrepreneure education
Effects of entrepreneureeducation

  • Mainly effect on attitudes, self-efficacy, …

  • Next level is notfostered



Conclusions1
Conclusions

  • Enterpreneurshipeducation starts early

  • Enterpreneurship ~ anacademiccompetency

  • Is a validcompetency in anacademiccareer

  • Is not a “course” ~ systemicchacarteristic


Entrepreneurship as a key learning outcome for academic degrees1

Entrepreneurship as a key learning outcome for academic degrees

Martin Valcke

GhentUniversity - DepartmentEducational Studies

http://allserv.ugent.be/~mvalcke/CV/CVMVA.htm


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