4 Entrepreneurship education effectiveness

What we can learn from education and organisation studies

Joseph Tixier, Michela Loi, Sandrine Le Pontois, Mohsen Tavakoli and Alain Fayolle


Entrepreneurship education has very different definitions, goals,1 organisations, content,2 targets, depending on whether it is given by academics, economists, professionals and policy makers (Fayolle, 2013; Fayolle and Gailly, 2015). Entrepreneurship education can be better understood using three analytical levels, which entail different sets of objectives, contents and targets. It relates to fostering an entrepreneurial mindset or culture in nations and organisations such as companies and universities. It also relates to developing entrepreneurial ...

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