Malaysian Community College Students Propensity to Venture into Entrepreneurship

Mohd Bekri Rahim, Faizal Amin Nur Yunus, Saiful Hadi Masran, Jamil Abd Baser, Mohd Fairuz Marian

Abstract


This study was conducted to identify the tendency of community college students choosing entrepreneurship as their career. The sample selected across the entire study population was composed of 103 final year students of Malaysia Community College. Four aspects of the study are to identify students interests, the characteristics of entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial knowledge and constraints faced by the students involved in entrepreneurial career. The approach used to collect data through questionnaires. The data collected was analyzed using descriptive statistical analysis using SPSS 15.0 (Statistical Packages for Social Science). Results showed that students have a high propensity for entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial features high in them. However, for entrepreneurship students have a moderate knowledge of entrepreneurship and constraints for high entrepreneurship. Therefore, it is suggested that collaboration between government agencies involved in entrepreneurship, parents, community and community colleges can be strengthened to help encourage students to venture into entrepreneurial careers.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ass.v9n17p232

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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