Rural Youth Entrepreneurship Training Based on Local Potential
Mustofa Kamil1, Dadang Yunus Lutfiansyach2, Cucu Sukmana3

1Mustofa Kamil, Department of Community Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia.
2Dadang Yunus Lutfiansyach, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia.
3Cucu Sukmana, Bandung, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on 06 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 18 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 May 2019 | PP: 846-850 | Volume-7 Issue-6S5 April 2019 | Retrieval Number: F11460476S519/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: Youth in millennial era has significant role, especially in overcoming social problems, such as unemployment which systematically dominated by the youth in their productive age. The economy wheel of the society will increase rapidly when the youth have the skills (both hard and soft skills) to utilize the resources and potential in the environment. Training could be a media to strengthen and sharpen the youth’s skills. This research aimed to empower the youth through an entrepreneurship training based on local potential. This article identified the result and impact of the rural youth entrepreneurship training based on local potential. The research applied descriptive study method and qualitative approach. The techniques of collecting data were interview, literature study, and documentation study. There were five respondents in this research. The result showed that the youth condition from some aspects, such as cognitive, affective, and psychomotor after the entrepreneurship training. The training also was expected to increase the income of the community. In addition, the learners were expected to re-share the knowledge to others, active in social event so that the youth could be more empowered and able to open new job opportunities.
Keywords: Training, Entrepreneurship, Youth and Local Potential.
Scope of the Article: Local-area and Metropolitan-Area Networks