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J. Open Innov. Technol. Mark. Complex. 2018, 4(3), 26; https://doi.org/10.3390/joitmc4030026

A Study on the Effectiveness of Entrepreneurship Education Programs in Higher Education Institutions: A Case Study of Korean Graduate Programs

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Department of Business Administration, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju 52828, Korea
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Department of Technology Entrepreneurship, Dongguk University, Seoul 100-272, Korea
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School of Business, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-749, Korea
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Department of Software Engineering, Joongbu University, Chungnam 312-702, Korea
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Received: 10 June 2018 / Revised: 23 June 2018 / Accepted: 25 June 2018 / Published: 28 June 2018
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The purpose of this study is to verify the effectiveness of the entrepreneurship curriculum and the educational program recognized by students and graduates. This paper has studied the improvement of curriculum and educational programs operated by the Graduate School of Entrepreneurship by using Importance-Performance Analysis (IPA). This study was conducted on students and graduates who attended entrepreneurship graduate schools designated by the Ministry of SMEs and Startups (MSS) in Korea. The results of the questionnaire survey were tested the differences of curriculum courses by paired-sample t test and its improvement was analyzed through Importance-Performance Analysis (IPA). According to the research analysis, there was a difference in the preference of the curriculum and the educational program recognized by graduate students and graduates. The results of this study suggested academic and practical implications. In academic terms, this study classified the subject and educational curriculums of entrepreneurship graduate programs through the analysis of importance-satisfaction. In practical terms, this study suggested implications for the improvement of curriculum and educational programs for the activation of entrepreneurship graduate schools. View Full-Text
Keywords: entrepreneurship education; entrepreneurship education curriculum; entrepreneurship program; graduate school; importance-performance approach (IPA) entrepreneurship education; entrepreneurship education curriculum; entrepreneurship program; graduate school; importance-performance approach (IPA)
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Byun, C.-G.; Sung, C.S.; Park, J.Y.; Choi, D.S. A Study on the Effectiveness of Entrepreneurship Education Programs in Higher Education Institutions: A Case Study of Korean Graduate Programs. J. Open Innov. Technol. Mark. Complex. 2018, 4, 26.

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