The need of developing the educational standards to stimulate entrepreneurial orientation of university students in Ukraine and Poland

Economic Processes Management: International Scientific E-Journal. 2017. № 1
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Shulgina L. M., Zhaldak A.P., Okręglicka M. (2017). The need of developing the educational standards to stimulate entrepreneurial orientation of university students in Ukraine and Poland, Economic Processes Management: International Scientific E-Journal, 1, Retrieved from:

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Shulgina Liudmila Mykhailivna
Dr of Economic Sciences, Professor, Department of Management,
National Technical University of Ukraine «Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute», Ukraine
Zhaldak Anna Petrivna
PhD, Seniour Lecturer of Department of Management,
National Technical University of Ukraine «Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute», Ukraine
Okręglicka Małgorzata
PhD., Associated Professor,
Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland

The entrepreneurial orientation (EO) can be defined as a person’s natural tendency or attitude towards entrepreneurship. Educational support has been perceived as a determinant of EO intensification, because of equipping the students with necessary knowledge about entrepreneurship. The university education is one of the crucial determinants of EO playing a relevant role in identifying and shaping entrepreneurial features. The main aim of this article is to indicate the need of educational standards development in the area of entrepreneurship education, in order to stimulate the entrepreneurial orientation among students in Ukraine and Poland. In order to determine the current state of the issue the authors conducted a questionnaire survey among 212 students in Ukraine and Poland in 2016. The results of the research clearly research show that Ukrainian students present higher level of entrepreneurial orientation as an intent to setting up and development of the company in the future, than Polish students, and at the same time they expect less support from the university.

educational standards, entrepreneurial orientation, entrepreneurship, university education.


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