Issues in entrepreneurship education

  • Raichaudhuri A
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Abstract

During the last two decades entrepreneurship education has grown rapidly in the West, and has acquired academic legitimization and respectability. Leading Indian management schools have, however, started offering entrepreneurship education only recently, motivated by the global success of Indian entrepreneurs. This article examines entrepreneurial intent and perceptions on entrepreneurship education of Indian management graduates through a field survey. The findings have been benchmarked with that of Sloan School graduates, an institution that is considered to be in the forefront of entrepreneurship education. Based on these observations, and through the lessons learnt from two decades of entrepreneurial education experience, the paper suggests key issues that must be considered for providing excellent entrepreneurship education in India. ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR Copyright of Decision (0304-0941) is the property of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. This abstract may be abridged. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract. (Copyright applies to all Abstracts)

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  • Anjan Raichaudhuri

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