Entrepreneurship education seeks to provide students with the knowledge, skills and motivation to encourage entrepreneurial success in a variety of settings. Education plays an important factor in determining the entrepreneurial orientation in individuals.
Education and training can have a definite role in enhancing entrepreneurship, especially in a developing country like India by enlarging the pool of entrepreneurs or job creators.
This value-added learning — how to identify opportunities, how to work around problems, how to foster innovation, how to overcome constraints, how to form winning teams, how to put risk in perspective, how to strike a blend between innovation and tradition — is best imparted in the formative years of education.
Contrary to popular perception, the very notion of an enterprise is best explained on a blank slate, to a child of starry-eyed ambition while he or she is still at school.
Teaching entrepreneurship from school level has become even more critical in today’s times as the future clearly belongs to the graduates of the startup world. In fact various recent surveys have outlined the importance of encouraging entrepreneurship and creating globally skilled and competitive workforce through education system.