Yıl 2019, Cilt 15 , Sayı , Sayfalar 131 - 137 2019-12-14

Harnessing Creativity and Nurturing University Students’ Innovation for Entrepreneurial Breakthrough

Ketsia Lorraine MOTLHABANE [1]


The paper review the extent to which university entrepreneurial programs can harness students’ creativity and nurture innovation for entrepreneurial breakthrough; while earning degree credit, a focus group at North West University (NWU), South African (SA). Alarming youth unemployment rates demand an alternative education approach. Exploratory inquiry evaluated students’ creativity and innovation projects to fill the market gap, using existing resources for income generation. Follow up in-depth Interactive Qualitative Analysed SWOT and key entrepreneurial breakthrough constructs. Students reiterated trust issues, vulnerability and betrayal risk as reason for suppressed Innovations mindful that entrepreneurial practical was insignificant to their degree attainment. Risk tolerant and hands-on students however, seized project opportunities resulting in thriving entrepreneurial businesses. The study sampled thirty (30) undergraduate students from NWU, rural campus, and needing entrepreneurship course to graduate and may not be generalised to non-entrepreneurial student. Project outcome showcase successful entrepreneurial breakthrough with stakeholder support to motivate students and increase youth employment. It highlight the necessity to embed practical in entrepreneurial curriculum, nurturing students’ creativity and innovations to forming value-adding stakeholder partnerships for entrepreneurial breakthrough.Technology and global competition place the youth and universities as key entrepreneurial role-players needing stakeholders support and mentoring including legal recourse avenues safeguarding creativity and innovation of those who are vulnerable from potential abuse.
Entrepreneurial programs, Creativity and innovation, University students, Youth unemployment
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Kurum: North West University
Ülke: South Africa


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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 14 Aralık 2019

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { epess689720, journal = {The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences}, issn = {}, eissn = {2587-1730}, address = {}, publisher = {ISRES Organizasyon Turizm Eğitim Danışmanlık Ltd. Şti.}, year = {2019}, volume = {15}, pages = {131 - 137}, doi = {}, title = {Harnessing Creativity and Nurturing University Students’ Innovation for Entrepreneurial Breakthrough}, key = {cite}, author = {MOTLHABANE, Ketsia Lorraine} }
APA MOTLHABANE, K . (2019). Harnessing Creativity and Nurturing University Students’ Innovation for Entrepreneurial Breakthrough. The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences , 15 () , 131-137 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/epess/issue/50638/689720
MLA MOTLHABANE, K . "Harnessing Creativity and Nurturing University Students’ Innovation for Entrepreneurial Breakthrough". The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences 15 (2019 ): 131-137 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/epess/issue/50638/689720>
Chicago MOTLHABANE, K . "Harnessing Creativity and Nurturing University Students’ Innovation for Entrepreneurial Breakthrough". The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences 15 (2019 ): 131-137
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Vancouver MOTLHABANE K . Harnessing Creativity and Nurturing University Students’ Innovation for Entrepreneurial Breakthrough. The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences. 2019; 15: 137-131.