Entrepreneurship Development Program in the Higher Education in Indonesia
Recky H. E. Sendouwa1, Apeles L. Lonto2, Sam J. R. Saroinsong3
1Recky H. E. Sendouwa, Public Administration Study Program.
2Apeles L. Lonto, Department of Pancasila and Civic Education.
3Sam J. R. Saroinsong, Law Science Study Program Faculty of Social Sciences, Universitas Negeri Manado, Tondano City, North Sulawesi Province, Indonesia Universitas Negeri Manado.
Manuscript received on 19 October 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 25 October 2019 | Manuscript Published on 02 November 2019 | PP: 1006-1010 | Volume-8 Issue-2S9 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10220982S919/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1022.0982S919
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Abstract: Since 2012 University of Manado (Unima) collaborates with Humber Business School Canada to develop an applied entrepreneurship education program. This program aims to change the existing entrepreneurship curriculum at University of Manado which has tended to focus on the theory to be more applicative. In addition to changing the curriculum of entrepreneurship courses, a student entrepreneurship center called Unima Humber Entrepreneurship Center (UHEC) is also created that helps entrepreneurial students in extra-curricular form by providing training, seminars and incubation of entrepreneurship, mentoring and coaching clinic, also conducting marketplace or expo. In the period of 2017-2019 Unima received three years grant from Ministry of Research and Higher Education trough Entrepreneurship Development Program. By making use of qualitative approach, this study would like to analyze the impact of the program in the University of Manado. The results showed that more than 900 students applied to be the candidates of the Entrepreneurship Development Program training, 835 students involve in entrepreneurship expos, and 60 form 835 students elected as trainees and they are active in the Entrepreneurship Development training program. Twelve of 60 students now have been released from the business incubator and have been independent business start up. The conclusion of this research is Entrepreneurship Development Program have positive impact in Applied Entrepreneurship Development in Unima.
Keywords: Entrepreneurship Development Program; Higher Education, University of Manado, Ministry of Research and Higher Education.
Scope of the Article: Smart Learning and Innovative Education Systems