—Entrepreneurship programs can give students the
knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to thrive
financially in complex and dynamic economics, challenges.
Lecturers in such programs play a vital role in stimulating and
motivating students. This paper aims to evaluate
entrepreneurship programs in polytechnic from the perspective
of the lecturers. A total of 109 participants were chosen from
polytechnic from six zones in Malaysia. A descriptive survey
method was employed using a questionnaire designed to
evaluate three dimensions: institution, instruction, and
program objectives. The results showed that the institutional
dimension received a moderately high rating, with the highest
mean obtained for administrator support, the lecturers’ level of
knowledge obtained the lowest mean rating. In the instructional
dimension, teaching methods received the highest mean rating,
whereas availability of facilities and infrastructures obtained
the lowest. Finally, the lecturers indicated a moderately high
level of satisfaction with program objectives. These results
demonstrate the need to improve certain aspects of the existing
program, program evaluation.
The authors are with Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia
(e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com).
Cite:Norfadhilah Nasrudin and Norasmah Othman, "Evaluation of Polytechnic Entrepreneurship Programs in Malaysia," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.3, no.5, pp. 356-362, 2012.