The Role of Entrepreneurship Education Seeking to Influence Entrepreneurial Intentions

Nurhidayani Nurhidayani, Trisno Martono, Dewi Kusuma Wardani


The effort to understand the various factors that can be an antecedent of entrepreneurial intentions is important to implement to develop entrepreneurship in higher education. The importance of the existence of entrepreneurship today is one of the important elements to help economic development that can be utilized to help overcome the problem of the gap between employment opportunities and the availability of job opportunities. The purpose of this study was to examine the role of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurial intentions assisted by self-efficacy. This type of research is descriptive quantitative with a survey approach. The implementation is in the form of giving a Likert scale evaluation questionnaire to 326 undergraduate students at Sebelas Maret University. A structured questionnaire was used for data collection. The study was analyzed by testing the meaning in the regression test assisted by the SPSS program. The results obtained from the collected data indicate that entrepreneurship education directly or indirectly has a role to influence entrepreneurial intentions through self-efficacy. This shows that for someone who wants to develop the intention to start a business it will be more likely to happen when they get hands-on learning and introduction to business knowledge, especially with the mentoring system. In addition, confidence in the ability of the experience gained.


Self-Efficacy; Entrepreneurship Education; Entrepreneurial Intention

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