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Pages: 5178-5184
Publication year: 2017
ISBN: 978-84-697-3777-4
ISSN: 2340-1117
doi: 10.21125/edulearn.2017.2157

Conference name: 9th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 3-5 July, 2017
Location: Barcelona, Spain

DESIGNING HIGHER EDUCATION DIGITAL COURSE TO BOOST ENTREPRENEURSHIP COMPETENCIES

A.C. Gonçalves, M.J. Sousa, R. Cruz

Universidade Europeia (PORTUGAL)
This paper main goal is to make a literature review about entrepreneurship competencies with the goal to design a digital course for higher education students in order to boost their entrepreneurial capacity.

The Spark project is addressing this issue by identifying the entrepreneurial competencies that the higher education students need to create their own business and contributing for boost their own employability possibilities.

Based on the competencies identified on a literature review and complemented with focus group with students and entrepreneurs and an online questionnaire the research team will designed the curricula for 8 modules of one online entrepreneurship course which will involve 240 students from 4 European countries.

The digital course will be based on methodologies and tool allowing students - to become familiar, mainly through practice and simulations, with basic concepts of entrepreneurship and business management.

This paper presents the main requirements for the digital course taking into account usability, pedagogy, the entrepreneurship skills expressed by literature and by the data collection process. It will also be defined a set of metrics to evaluate the advancement of students during the course.
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title = {DESIGNING HIGHER EDUCATION DIGITAL COURSE TO BOOST ENTREPRENEURSHIP COMPETENCIES},
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A.C. Gonçalves, M.J. Sousa, R. Cruz (2017) DESIGNING HIGHER EDUCATION DIGITAL COURSE TO BOOST ENTREPRENEURSHIP COMPETENCIES, EDULEARN17 Proceedings, pp. 5178-5184.
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