Effect of Entrepreneurial Education on Entrepreneurial Intention of University Students : Focused on mediating effect of self-efficacy and Entrepreneurial motivation

기업가정신교육이 대학생들의 창업의도에 미치는 영향 - 자기효능감과 창업동기의 매개효과를 중심으로 -

  • Received : 2014.10.30
  • Accepted : 2014.12.21
  • Published : 2014.12.31


A consistent agreement has been made among researchers with regards to entrepreneurship as a critical determinant in fostering and promoting start-up new businesses. Many prior studies claim that entrepreneurial education plays a significant role in facilitating and enforcing entrepreneurship among people, and consequently it leads to active creation of new businesses. This study examines practical effectiveness of entrepreneurial education being provided by universities for university students. The findings of the study are summarized as followings. The effect of entrepreneurial education was significantly influencing on entrepreneurial intention of university students. It also turned out entrepreneurial education delivered a significant effect on forming both entrepreneurial motivation and self-efficacy of university students. Mediating effect was appeared partially over the path between entrepreneurial education and entrepreneurial intention by self-efficacy and entrepreneurial motivation. Discussion and practical implication on the findings are addressed and provided.


Supported by : 단국대학교