THE IMPACT OF ENTREPRENEURIAL ATTITUDES AND ENTREPRENEURIAL COMPETENCE ON STUDENTS’ BUSINESS SUCCESS

Reference: Kuswanto, Suratno & Wulandari, M. T. (2022). The impact of entrepreneurial attitudes and entrepreneurial competence on students’ business success. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Knowledge, 10(2), 42-53. doi: 10.37335/ijek.v10i2.169

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https://doi.org/10.37335/ijek.v10i2.169

Keywords:

Entrepreneurial Attitude, Entrepreneurial Competence, Business Success

Abstract

The Student Entrepreneurship Program (ESP) is a Jambi University program to facilitate students to develop businesses as a means of education, training, and coaching to become young entrepreneurs. The attitude and competence of students towards entrepreneurship largely determine the success of student business. This study aims to examine the effect of entrepreneurial attitudes and entrepreneurial competence on the business success of Jambi University students. The population of this study was students participating in the Jambi University Student Entrepreneurial Program (ESP) in 2020-2021, as many as 104 business groups. Each business group consists of 3-5 students. One person (the group leader) was selected for each group as a respondent. Data were collected using a questionnaire distributed online and analyzed using multiple regression statistical techniques. The results of the study show that (1) There is an influence of entrepreneurial attitude on business success. (2) There is an influence of entrepreneurial competence on business success. (3) There is an influence of entrepreneurial attitude and entrepreneurial competence on business success. It is suggested that students participating in ESP be more committed to developing a business financed from program funds and improving their expertise in the field of business they are involved in. More intensive coaching is needed for business development run by students by ESP managers.

Author Biographies

Kuswanto, Department of Economic Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Jambi University, Jambi, Indonesia

Dr. Kuswanto, M.Si

Department of Economics Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Jambi University, Jl. Jambi-Ma.Bulian KM15, Mendalo Indah, Jaluko, Ma. Jambi, Jambi – Indonesia.

Email: kuswanto.fkip@unja.ac.id

Kuswanto completed his Master of Science in Economics at the Postgraduate Program in Economics of IPB in 2012 and completed his Doctorate in Economics at the Doctoral Program of Jambi University in 2018. He teaches at the Postgraduate Program of Economic Education at Jambi University. His publications have appeared in various journals and conference proceedings. His current research interests are in economics and business.

Suratno, Department of Economic Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Jambi University, Jambi, Indonesia

Dr. Drs. Suratno, M.Pd

ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3916-0450

Department of Economics Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Jambi University, Jl. Jambi-Ma.Bulian KM15, Mendalo Indah, Jaluko, Ma. Jambi, Jambi – Indonesia.

Email: suratno@unja.ac.id

Dr. Suratno completed his Master of Education in the field of Economics Education at the Postgraduate Program of IKIP Jakarta in 1995 and completed his Doctorate in Economics Education at the Doctoral Program of the State University of Malang in 2003. He teaches at the Postgraduate Program of Economic Education at Jambi University. His publications have appeared in various journals and conference proceedings. His current research interest is in the field of entrepreneurship.

Meilinda Tri Wulandari, Jambi University

Meilinda Tri Wulandari, S.Pd

Department of Economics Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Jambi University, Jl. Jambi-Ma.Bulian KM15, Mendalo Indah, Jaluko, Ma. Jambi, Jambi – Indonesia.

Email: wulandarimeilinda232@gmail.com

Meilinda Tri Wulandari merupakan sarjana muda bidang pendidikan pada jurusan Pendidikan Ekonomi Universitas Jambi. Menyelesaikan studi S1 pada tahun 2021 dan bergabung dalam penelitian bidang kewirausahaan mahasiswa.

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2022-12-22