A case study of the entrepreneurial education in a Sino-foreign university in China
Keywords:Entrepreneurial education, Chinese higher education, Sino-foreign university, case study, interviews , entrepreneurship parks
AbstractThis paper mainly focuses on entrepreneurial education in higher education. A case study is presented in this paper to investigate the current situation of entrepreneurial education in Chinese universities. The primary research method of this case study is interviewing. Four participants were interviewed in this paper, and they are students from the target Sino-foreign university , which was constructed by Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU) and Liverpool university in the UK. The results indicate that this Sino-foreign university provides a professional platform for students to establish their own businesses. Compared with other traditional universities, this university educates students with more innovative ideas and gives them more opportunities to practice their business’ ideas. Moreover, this Sino-foreign university also designs entrepreneurship education as a module in students’ learning activities. The students can join in the competition for earning a shop in the opening student entrepreneurship parks and start their businesses.
Keywords: Entrepreneurial education, Chinese higher education, Sino-foreign university, case study, interviews, entrepreneurship parks.