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The Place of Entrepreneurship in Higher Education – Present State and Perspectives

Iga Kott, Wioletta Skibińska, Katarzyna Szymczyk, Izabella Turek
Last modified: 2015-04-15


Entrepreneurship is one of the main driving forces of the national economies. In Poland, more and more jobs are created in private enterprises, set up and running by  entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs are characterized as people, which seize the opportunity to act, have higher self-esteem and a greater sense of control over their lives, and they, usually become successful people. This causes a widespread conviction, that the promotion of entrepreneurship, may result in maximizing the success of both, individual and in  the scale of the national economy as well. Therefore, it becomes important to develop standards in the field of entrepreneurship education, the greater numbers of people would  have been able to achieve a professional success. This article presents the essence of the entrepreneurship and the role of education, in entrepreneurship’s  excitation or strengthening.  Also a practical example of the implementation of these provisions by one of the Polish Universities - Czestochowa University of Technology, is presented.