Science and Technology Program for Entrepreneurship (STPE) of Malikussaleh University in North Aceh

Fuadi, Fuadi and Nirzalin, Nirzalin and Apridar, Apridar and Umaruddin, Usman and Muhammad, Daud (2015) Science and Technology Program for Entrepreneurship (STPE) of Malikussaleh University in North Aceh. Educational Research International, 4 (5). ISSN 2307-3713

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Science and Technology Program for Entrepreneurship (STPE) is one of community service programs in higher education world in Indonesia. This program aims to develop science and technology in train students in developing entrepreneurship mentality (entrepreneur soft skills) and entrepreneurship skills (entrepreneur hard skills) to enable them to become job creators. The program also intends to establish business incubation unit at Malikussaleh University as practical medium for project-based learning of business. Targeted real work is to create 20 new micro and small business at Malikussaleh University. Methods of community service used are learning to run a business using Project Based Learning method (PBL). To determine entrepreneurial understanding, entrepreneurial personality test models using Hawkin & Turla (1986) is used. To determine the entrepreneurial skills, teamwork ability test, leadership test, test marketing expertise, and skills tests to manage capital and operating profit are used. A collection of the results of these tests demonstrate entrepreneurial profile. After being trained, coached, placed on internship, acted, and mentored for six months, the results show the following: (1) from the entrepreneurial personality side, of 10 tenants (auxiliaries), 5 business group achieved a score of 300-360, which means a successful and independent, high entrepreneurial spirit, disciplined risk-taking and very responsible. There are 8 groups attempt to obtain a total score of between 210-299, which means that they might hope to achieve, but is still lacking in the ability of self-confidence and the courage to take the risk. While 7 other business group only achieved a score of less than 280, which means that they lack of entrepreneurship soul and still have much to learn and hone themselves, because of inadequate business motivation, discipline, self-confidence, and courage to take the risk. (2) In terms of the business skills that include the ability to cooperate (building networks), leadership, marketing capabilities, and the ability to manage capital and profits, there are as many as 13 business groups that have been successful, while there are seven other groups that have not been successful.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
T Technology & Engineering > T Technology (General)
Depositing User: Dr. Muhammad Daud
Date Deposited: 13 May 2017 05:30
Last Modified: 13 May 2017 05:30

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