Effect of Entrepreneurship Education on MBA Students in Kerala on Their Entrepreneurial Intent with Special Reference to the Students of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala
Muhammed Sajjad. A1, Sathyapriya. J2
Manuscript received on 04 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 14 August 2019 | Manuscript Published on 27 August 2019 | PP: 391-397 | Volume-8 Issue-2S4 July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10760782S419/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1076.0782S419
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Abstract: The positive effect of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurship has been proved world over and along with the developed world, developing world also is increasingly giving importance to entrepreneurship education. This is an empirical study about the effects of an entrepreneurship course on final semester MBA students of MG University Kerala. The descriptive research used convenience sampling. A questionnaire containing 50 close ended multiple choice questions and one open ended questions were used to obtain responses from 132 Semester Four MBA students from various Institutions under MG University in Ernakulam District, Kerala. The study found that the majority of MBA students prefer high paying job over starting their own business. But the entrepreneurial traits like risk taking, problem solving, decision making etc., which they studied as part of the entrepreneurship course will definitely help them in their future career prospects. The entrepreneurship course offered to MBA students in Kerala need revamping and new innovative training methods need to be introduced to create an entrepreneurial culture among MBA students.
Keywords: Business, Entrepreneurship, Risk Taking, Training.
Scope of the Article: Smart Learning and Innovative Education Systems