Development of Self-Assessment as an Instrument to Measure Entrepreneurial Spirit of Undergraduate Students: a Solution for Future Career Planning

International Journal of Academic Management Science Research (IJAMSR)

ISSN: 2000-001X

Vol. 2 Issue 9

September 2018

Pages: 19-26

Abstract: This study aims at developing an instrument (self-assessment) to measure students’ entrepreneurial spirit that candetect entrepreneurial skills, talents, interests, and the types of businesses that fit the characters of undergraduate students. A development approach with Borg & Gall cycle was used in the research. The population were taken from students in the Department of Educational Administration, Faculty of Education, Universitas Negeri Malang (Malang State University) and the Department of Educational Management, Faculty of Education, State University of Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, from the year 2014 – 2017. The number of populations are 248 and sample 743 students (the preliminary research). The first trial used 10 students, while the second trial used 60 students. The result is a feasible instrument of self-assessment which can measure the entrepreneurial spirit of Undergraduate Students as a future career planning solution.

Keywords: instrument (self-assessment) entrepreneurship, talent, interest in entrepreneurship, future career.