Influence of University Experience on the Entrepreneurial Quality among Graduate Students in Malaysian Public Universities

  • Shamsul Huda Abd Rani UUM
  • Bidayatul Akmal Mustafa Kamil School of Business Management, Universiti Utara Malaysia
  • Shamsul Hana Abd Rani PhD scholar, School of Business Management, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Keywords: University experience, entrepreneurial quality, graduate student

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the influence of university experience on the development of entrepreneurial quality among graduate students in Malaysian Public Universities. A conceptual model is proposed and empirically tested where entrepreneurial quality is influenced by university experience. 

Methodology: A questionnaire survey was administered to 400 students in several Public Universities. Regression analysis as statistical tools was used to analyze the data and test the hypotheses that entrepreneurial quality is impacted by the university experience.

Findings: The postulated relationships were found supported by the data. The research found that university experience has significant and positive impact on entrepreneurial quality among graduate students in Malaysian Public Universities.

Implication: The study is particularly useful for Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education as well as the Malaysian Public Universities by identifying advantages university experience among students in Malaysian Public Universities. This paper is hoped to give valuable reference to the parties to consider the university in order to prepare for the young generation in the future.

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Published
2017-12-31
How to Cite
Abd Rani, S. H., Kamil, B. A. M., & Rani, S. H. A. (2017). Influence of University Experience on the Entrepreneurial Quality among Graduate Students in Malaysian Public Universities. Journal of Business and Social Review in Emerging Economies, 3(2), 277-284. https://doi.org/10.26710/jbsee.v3i2.53

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