Malaysian Polytechnic: Entrepreneurial Practice Amongst Lecturers
Hanim Zainal1, Mohd Khata Jabor2, Sarimah Ismail3
1Hanim Zainal*, Technical and Vocational Studies, Faculty of Science Social and Humanities, University of Teknology Malaysia, Skudai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
2Mohd Khata Jabor, Technical and Vocational Studies, Faculty of Science Social and Humanities, University of Technology Malaysia, Skudai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
2Sarimah Ismail, Technical and Vocational Studies, Faculty of Science Social and Humanities, University of Technology Malaysia, Skudai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on November 12, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on November 23, 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 November, 2019. | PP: 8601-8603 | Volume-8 Issue-4, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: D7852118419/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.D7852.118419
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Abstract: Polytechnic in Malaysia today have entrepreneurial education based activities Entrepreneurship is one of the elements of teaching and learning for lecturers and students especially in relation to real life experiences in the business world and thus it can apply the concepts and theories learned as a business approach to real life situations. The perception of preparation among lecturers is based on knowledge, practice and skills. A total 134 of lecturers from Northern Regional Polytechnic, East Regional Polytechnic and Southern Regional Polytechnic randomly selected to answer a questionnaire that was given. The data was analyzed to get descriptive statistics. The results shows the perception of the level of readiness about knowledge, practice and skills among lecturers is at a high level So that, lecturers has strongly to implement entrepreneurial activities and also about their teaching but the task of management needs more focus too and lecturers has to do also. Lastly, this study showed no significant difference amongst polytechnic lecturers in Malaysia on the entrepreneurial.
Keywords: Competency, Engagement with Business, Entrepreneurship, Potential.
Scope of the Article: Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence.