Proceedings of the 1st Vocational Education International Conference (VEIC 2019)

Interest of Mechanical Engineering Students to Become Entrepreneur

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Sunyoto
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Available Online 19 December 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.191217.031How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Interests, entrepreneurs, mechanical engineering students
Abstract

Entrepreneurship is one of the compulsory subject or course for students in mechanical engineering department, technical faculty in Semarang State University. It is expected that this subject can be used as a provision for students if after graduating they want to become entrepreneurs. But how many students interest to become entrepreneurs is unknown. This study aims to determine the development of students' interest in becoming entrepreneurs in the span of four years (2014-2018). The research subjects were 250 students, who came from mechanical engineering education study program (PTM S1) and mechanical engineering study program (TM S1) who attended entrepreneurship courses in the 2014/2015 amaout of 152 students and in the academic year 2018/2019 amount of 98 students. Data were collected through a questionnaire method, and analyzed by a descriptive-qualitative approach. The results showed that the interest of mechanical engineering education program students to become entrepreneurs tended to be consistently very high, namely from 91.76% in the academic year 2014/2015 to 92.18% in the academic year 2018/2019. In the same period the interest of mechanical engineering students tends to decline, from 95.52% to 82.35%. But in general the interest of students from the two study programs to become entrepreneurs remains high (above 80%) so the curriculum that contains Entrepreneurship courses is very appropriate to give to students.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 1st Vocational Education International Conference (VEIC 2019)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
19 December 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-865-9
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.191217.031How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2019, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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