The effects of entrepreneurial education and family environment on the interest in enterprise through students’ motivation of entrepreneurship
15 Pages Posted: 16 Jun 2021
Date Written: June 13, 2021
An entrepreneur has an important role that has an impact on Indonesia's economic growth, because developing country used to have more unemployment. Higher education needs to prepare students to become entrepreneurs by implementing an entrepreneurial curriculum in each study program as a provision for students to become entrepreneurs. The courage of students to entrepreneurship is usually driven by the motivation of their lecturers who provide entrepreneurship courses so that it can arise the interest of students to enter entrepreneurship. The population in this study was FEB UMK students who participated in the Entrepreneurship Obligatory Skills (KWU) in even semester 2018/2019 of Muria Kudus University with a population of 729. The sampling technique in this study used purposive sampling and sample of 258 students had been chosen. Analysis of the data used in this study uses the Structural Equation Model (SEM). The results showed that: (1) Entrepreneurship education had a positive and significant effect on interest in entrepreneurship, directly and indirectly, had a positive and significant effect on interest in entrepreneurship that was linked to entrepreneurial motivation. (2) The family environment has a positive and significant effect on entrepreneurial interest and there is no indirect effect on the entrepreneurial interest that can be related to entrepreneurial motivation. (3) Entrepreneurship education has a positive and significant effect on entrepreneurial motivation. (4) Family environment has a positive and significant effect on entrepreneurship motivation. (5) Entrepreneurial motivation has a positive and significant effect on entrepreneurial interest.
Keywords: entrepreneurship education, family environment, entrepreneurial motivation, and entrepreneurial interest
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