DOES ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION PROMOTE STUDENTS ENTREPRENEURIAL INTENTIONS IN INDONESIA? THE MEDIATING ROLE OF MOTIVATION AND ATTITUDEJournal: Proceedings on Engineering Sciences (Vol.4, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2022-06-30
Authors : Rizal Ula Ananta Fauzi;
Page : 125-136
Keywords : Entrepreneurial attitude; Entrepreneurial intention; Students' motivation; Entrepreneurship education;
This research aims to find out how the influence of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurial attitudes, motivation, and intentions in universities and to see the role of attitudes and motivation as a mediation between entrepreneurship education and entrepreneurial intentions. This study uses a quantitative research approach to see the effect between variables using a questionnaire with a sample of 221 respondents. Data were analyzed using smart PLS to test the predictions of the hypothesized variables. It was found that entrepreneurship education significantly affected motivation and attitude, while it significantly affected entrepreneurial intention. The direct influence of entrepreneurship education cannot significantly impact entrepreneurial intentions, but through the mediation of attitudes and motivation, entrepreneurship education can influence entrepreneurial intentions. This research can provide consideration and input for the campus to make better learning methods and create student characteristics for entrepreneurship because the role of attitude and motivation can support the role of entrepreneurship education in shaping entrepreneurial intentions. This paper could give better understandings of entrepreneurial intention among university students and add to the existing literature of the disciplines. This research could also enable the government, especially the Ministry of Higher Education, to swot and forecast the future educational agendas or programs of all tertiary edification in the country to upsurge the pool of future young entrepreneurs who could lead and bring the republic to prosper.
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