A model for youth entrepreneurship skills of the community-based leadership training for the urban youth in China

Sai, Xiao and Kenayathulla, Husaina Banu and Siraj, Saedah (2019) A model for youth entrepreneurship skills of the community-based leadership training for the urban youth in China. Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Management, 7 (3). pp. 80-98. ISSN 2289-4489

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Abstract

With the rapid social and economic development, the entrepreneurship skills become more important for the youth to ensure positive development of youth leadership skills. The purpose of this study is to investigate the entrepreneurship skills of urban youth and then develop a model for youth entrepreneurship skills of the community-based leadership training for the urban youth in China. In this study, two methods have been applied: students’ questionnaire survey and the Fuzzy Delphi Method by experts. This study involved 526 students aged 14 to 18 years old in four secondary schools and high schools in Baoding city, Shijiazhuang city, Chengde city and Handan city in Hebei Province for survey. The findings from the survey show that the levels of entrepreneurship skills are still at moderate level. The Fuzzy Delphi Method was conducted to eighteen experts from the fields of education, language, Chinese Studies, accounting and business, and life sciences to get a consensus on youth entrepreneurship skills and related activities. The results demonstrate that there are three categories of skills for the entrepreneurship namely, visiting the local famous enterprises; the lecture activities of successful entrepreneur to share their experiences to make the youth start to learn entrepreneurship; and the activities of financial literacy and personal finance. © 2019, University of Malaya. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: China; Community; Community-based leadership training; Education; Youth entrepreneurship skills
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Faculty of Education
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2020 00:30
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2020 00:30
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/23584

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