Entrepreneurial Logistics Education in Institutions of Higher Learning: The Case of Universiti Malaysia Kelantan

Razman Hafifi Redzuan, Mohamed Dahlan Ibrahim, Muhammad Zaly Shah Muhammad Hussein


In recent times, the unemployment rate has been reported increasing as year passes as well as the nation’s economy been fluctuating (Department of Statistics Malaysia, 2016). Besides that, from the survey, it has been noted that students that eager to step into entrepreneurship field were insufficient to cope up with nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Therefore, the main objective of the research is to determine the number of logistics students possesses entrepreneurship personality. In addition, to identify whether the program offered could shift the mindset of logistics students become an entrepreneur as well as to provide suggestion to UMK in order to sustain the logistics program, survey was done in Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) City Campus, where 123 respondents were chosen out of 180 fourth year logistics students referring to Krejcie and Morgan table. Convenience sampling has been used to determine the sample size. The data was collected using a quantitative method where the questionnaires were designed using Holland Test Occupational Theme Model. Descriptive analyses were conducted to analyze the data obtained. From the finding, it’s proven that majority of logistics students are interested in becoming an entrepreneur as well as the entrepreneurial education offered by UMK is fitted in instilling plus producing more entrepreneur undergraduates especially in Logistics and Distributive Trade program.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/rwe.v10n2p58

Research in World Economy
ISSN 1923-3981(Print)ISSN 1923-399X(Online)


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