Entrepreneurship Education in Tourism from the Students’ Graduation Project Perspective: The Case of International University College, Bulgaria
10 Pages Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Date Written: June 18, 2012
The paper aims at analyzing entrepreneurship education from the perspective of Tourism and Hospitality students’ graduation projects from the 2011-2012 academic years in International University College, Bulgaria. Findings reveal that students show preferences for writing theoretical paper (dissertation) instead of business plan for starting new enterprise as a graduation project. The paper is attempting to clarify and explain the above stated preferences, to summarize which are the main challenges students face when preparing a business plan and make suggestions of how the process could be facilitated in order to increase entrepreneurial intentions after graduation.
Keywords: graduation project, enterprise project, tourism, hospitality, education, Bulgaria
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