A Survey of Entrepreneurship Curriculum Development in the Field of Education


1 . Assistant Professor, Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran

2 . M.A., Educational Planning, University of Tehran


This study aims to explain the major skills, instructional objectives, best teaching and learning methods and appropriate timetable to implement entrepreneurship curriculum in the field of education. There are two categories of statistical population: the first sample includes 117 master students (27 males and 90 females) at University of Tehran during the semester 2006, 2007. The second sample includes a group of 40 experts selected from among university professors, top entrepreneurs and practitioners.
The research is conducted through a mixed quantitative and qualitative method.  First sampling has been carried out by using the descriptive and survey method whereas second sampling employs a qualitative method. The information gathered from questionnaires indicated the Alpha Cronbach of 88/31 for students and 88/69 for experts respectively. The analysis has been made in view of the percentage, frequency and Pearson Correlation.
The findings demonstrate that the respondents, preferences and priorities in connection with curriculum development in the field of education include:
Contact of research projects, introduction to business plans, introduction to occupations in related discipline, business rules and regulations, financial skills, marketing technique, concepts of innovation, creativity and related issues.