Challenges and Strategies towards Entrepreneurship Education and Learning among Ghanaian Built Environment Students

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Callistus Tengan
Ernest Kissi
Tom Mboya Asigri
Bridget Tawiah Badu Eshun

Abstract

Entrepreneurship is now considered as a major contributor to global economic growth. Internationally, entrepreneurship or enterprise-based modules are increasingly being incorporated into non-business courses. Entrepreneurship education is believed to foster entrepreneurial learning, and help individual students develop a set of skills and competencies that can facilitate and support their entrepreneurial activities. Despite the profound benefits of entrepreneurship education, it is still not fully blown in Ghana. This study sought to identify challenges in the entrepreneurship education process and to propose strategies to enhance effective entrepreneurial learning. The study employed a mixed research design by means of preliminary literature review and subsequently a survey using the structured questionnaire approach. The data collected was analysed using the One-sample T-test. The analysis revealed eight (8) challenges to entrepreneurship education and twelve (12) strategies to enhance entrepreneurial learning amongst built environment students. This paper reports the investigation results of challenges and strategies of entrepreneurship education and learning among built environment students. The findings of this study are very useful for improving entrepreneurial activities in Ghana as well as Africa in general.

Keywords:
Entrepreneurship, learning, built environment students, challenges, strategies

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Tengan, C., Kissi, E., Asigri, T. M., & Eshun, B. T. B. (2020). Challenges and Strategies towards Entrepreneurship Education and Learning among Ghanaian Built Environment Students. Journal of Engineering Research and Reports, 15(1), 17-28. https://doi.org/10.9734/jerr/2020/v15i117135
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