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Entrepreneurial Behavior amongst Students of Community Colleges in Malaysia

Rasmuna Hussain
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Rasmuna Hussain: Department of Community College Education, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Abstract of Economic, Finance and Management Outlook, 2016, vol. 6, 19

Abstract: The government plans to be more organized in education system in order to improve the quality of training and skills, and enhance the lifelong learning programs. Interests and concerns about the subject of entrepreneurship have been highlighted among education and training especially higher learning institutions.This study aims to assess the implementation of Basic Entrepreneurship Module (BEM), based on the CIPP Evaluation Model by Stufflebeam. Product evaluation is to assess the achievement level of entrepreneurial behaviors in terms of cognitive, non-cognitive, commercial skills and the early initiative. The strated sampling is used for a large population scattered in Malaysia. The data was collected from 105 students in the Business Accounting Certificate program from six community colleges. This study used research instrument in the form of questionnaires, which were then analyzed using descriptive statistics method. The findings showed that overall respondents agreed that the implementation of BEM has impacted the product evaluation in the aspects of cognitive, non-cognitive, commercial skills and early initiative at the high levels.

Date: 2016
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