Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Tourism, Gastronomy, and Tourist Destination (ICTGTD 2018)

The Effect on Entrepreneurship Subject towards Entrepreneurship Interest for Tourism Higher Education Students

Authors
Lestari Ningrum, Novita Widyastuti, Filma Festivalia
Corresponding Author
Lestari Ningrum
Available Online March 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ictgtd-18.2018.12How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Education, Entrepreneurship Course
Abstract
Entrepreneurship education holds significant role in fostering the growth of entrepreneurship in Indonesia. However, little attention is given to access its impact. This study aims to examine the effect of entrepreneurship education on students' entrepreneurial interests in Tourism Higher Institution . This research would like to find out whether the entrepreneurship education affects the students’s interest in becoming an entrepreneur in the future. This is essential since tourism higher institutions not only prepare the students to work in hospitality industry, but they are also equipped with skills to start a business. The methodology of the research included survey based on the questionnaires carried out in Campuss STP Trisakti. A correlation descriptive research method is employed. Slovin formula is used to determine the number of sample with 186 respondents. Besides, reliability, validity, statistical descriptive, correlation and simple linear test are also employed. The results reveals that students of Trisakti School of Tourism are highly affected by the content presented in entrepreneurship education, and it is able to inspire both their attitudes and behaviors in entrepreneurship, while their entrepreneurship intention is very high, with an average value of 3.5 up to 3.6. The result of the positive and linear relationship between entrepreneurship education and entrepreneurship interest in the Trisakti School of Tourism is in medium (0.526), and entrepreneurship interest is influenced by entrepreneurship subject 27.7%. It means that students are interested to start a business after they graduate from college.
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AU  - Lestari Ningrum
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PY  - 2018/03
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BT  - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Tourism, Gastronomy, and Tourist Destination (ICTGTD 2018)
PB  - Atlantis Press
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SN  - 2352-5428
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