The personal dimension of an entrepreneurial competence: An approach from the Spanish basic education

Bernal, Antonio and Liñán, Francisco (2018) The personal dimension of an entrepreneurial competence: An approach from the Spanish basic education. In: A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship Education. Elgar Research Agendas . Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 978 1 78643 290 2

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This chapter focuses on the concept of entrepreneurial competence and how it may be developed within the educational system. In particular, a tri-partite model of entrepreneurial competence is defined. Nevertheless, in order for this competence to be effectively developed through entrepreneurship education, the concept of entrepreneurial identity is introduced. The entrepreneurial identity is considered as a mechanism to building the individual’s entrepreneurial self-concept. A case study of one entrepreneurship education experience is used to illustrate the key role of this entrepreneurial identity in the construction of entrepreneurial personalities.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: This is a draft chapter. The final version is available in A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship Education edited by Alain Fayolle, published in 2018, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd The material cannot be used for any other purpose without further permission of the publisher, and is for private use only.
Keywords: Entrepreneurial identity, entrepreneurial competence, entrepreneurship education, Secondary school, Spain
Faculty: ARCHIVED Lord Ashcroft International Business School (until September 2018)
Depositing User: Prof. Francisco Liñán
Date Deposited: 02 May 2018 13:49
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2021 18:56

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