• ISSN: 2010-023X
    • Frequency: Bimonthly
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJTEF
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof.Tung-Zong (Donald) Chang
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Cherry L. Chen
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IJTEF 2013 Vol.4(6): 425-429 ISSN: 2010-023X
DOI: 10.7763/IJTEF.2013.V4.330

Entrepreneurship Module in Community Colleges Malaysia

Rasmuna Hussain and Norasmah Othman
Abstract—The needs in developing the knowledgeable and skillful human capitals are vital. The government plans to be more organized on education system in order to improve the quality of training and skills and enhance the lifelong learning programs. Interests and concerns about the subject of entrepreneurship have been highlighted among education and training especially higher learning institutions. This study aims to assess the implementation of the Basic Entrepreneurship Module (BEM), which was implemented in Community College, Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) based on the CIPP Model in the three components of evaluation. Input evaluation is to observe the students’ and lecturers’ perspectives towards implementation of BEM. Product evaluation is to observe the achievement levels of entrepreneurial behavior in terms of cognitive and non-cognitive aspects. The data was collected from 105 students and 42 lecturers of the Business Accounting Certificate program at six community colleges. The survey instrument used is in the form of questionnaires, which were then analyzed using descriptive statistics method. The findings showed that overall respondents agreed that the implementation of BEM in terms of input and product evaluation were at moderately high and high levels.

Index Terms—Entrepreneurship module, entrepreneurial behavior, evaluation, community colleges.

Rasmuna Hussain is with the Business Accounting Education at the Kuala Langat Community College, Selangor (e-mail: rust_moon@yahoo.com.my). Norasmah Othman is with in Business and Entrepreneurship Education at Faculty of Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia (e-mail: rasmuna@kkkla.edu.my).

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Cite:Rasmuna Hussain and Norasmah Othman, "Entrepreneurship Module in Community Colleges Malaysia," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.4, no.6, pp. 425-429, 2013.

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