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Pau Sendra-Pons Universidad de Valencia, Spain
Carolina Calatayud Universidad de Valencia, Spain
Dolores Garzón Universidad de Valencia, Spain


Entrepreneurship has increasingly captured policymaker’s attention due to the need to promote economic development and job creation. Among the drivers of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial education is of particular significance. This paper reviews entrepreneurship education from a research and practice perspective. Firstly, a discussion is held as to whether entrepreneurial talent is born or bred. Secondly, the different approaches to entrepreneurship education are revised, specifying their distinctive characteristics. This is followed by a review of research on the potential of entrepreneurship education to awaken individuals’ entrepreneurial intentions. Finally, a series of practical considerations aimed at improving entrepreneurship education programs are proposed. Ultimately, this paper contextualizes entrepreneurship education, advocating its relevance in the promotion of entrepreneurial activity.

entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurial skills, entrepreneurial competencies, entrepreneurial intentions, entrepreneurship


El emprendimiento ha acaparado cada vez más la atención del legislador debido a la necesidad de promover el desarrollo económico y la creación de empleo. Entre los factores que impulsan el emprendimiento, la educación emprendedora reviste especial importancia. Este artículo aborda la educación emprendedora desde la perspectiva de la investigación y la práctica. En primer lugar, se discute si el talento emprendedor nace o se cultiva. En segundo lugar, se revisan los diferentes enfoques de la educación emprendedora, especificando sus características distintivas. A continuación, se examina la investigación en torno al potencial de la educación emprendedora a la hora de despertar las intenciones emprendedoras de los individuos. Por último, se proponen una serie de consideraciones prácticas destinadas a mejorar los programas de educación emprendedora. En última instancia, este artículo contextualiza la educación emprendedora, defendiendo su relevancia en la promoción de la actividad emprendedora.

Palabras clave
educación emprendedora, habilidades emprendedoras, competencias emprendedoras, intenciones emprendedoras, emprendimiento

03 September 2022

17 November 2022

This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC license.


Sendra-Pons. P.; Calatayud, C.; & Garzón, D. (2022). A review of entrepreneurship education research and practice. Journal of Management and Business Education, 5(4), 361-376.


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