Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Applied Social Sciences, Business, and Humanity, ICo-ASCNITY, 2 November 2019, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia

Research Article

Identification of Dominant Factors Influencing Non-engineering Students of Politeknik Negeri Padang Intentions as Entrepreneur

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.1-11-2019.2294019,
        author={Yudhytia  Wimeina and Rafidola Mareta Riesa and Alhapen R. Riesa},
        title={Identification of Dominant Factors Influencing Non-engineering Students of Politeknik Negeri Padang Intentions as Entrepreneur},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Applied Social Sciences, Business, and Humanity, ICo-ASCNITY, 2 November 2019, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICO-ASCNITY},
        year={2020},
        month={4},
        keywords={entrepreneurial students entrepreneurship entrepreneurial intention},
        doi={10.4108/eai.1-11-2019.2294019}
    }
    
  • Yudhytia Wimeina
    Rafidola Mareta Riesa
    Alhapen R. Riesa
    Year: 2020
    Identification of Dominant Factors Influencing Non-engineering Students of Politeknik Negeri Padang Intentions as Entrepreneur
    ICO-ASCNITY
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.1-11-2019.2294019
Yudhytia Wimeina1,*, Rafidola Mareta Riesa1, Alhapen R. Riesa1
  • 1: Politeknik Negeri Padang, Kampus Limau Manis, Padang, Sumatera Barat
*Contact email: yudhytia@pnp.ac.id

Abstract

To be an advance nation, it takes 14% of one country citizen as entrepreneur, while curently, Indonesia only has 3,1% entrepreneur of its citizen. Therefore, the government promotes entrepreneurial program for students especially those in higher education. Through this research, the factors that might influencing students of Politeknik Negeri Padang, especially non-engineering students, intention as entrepreneur is identified. By distributing questionnaires which developed based on planned behavior theory, data was collected and processed by utilizing structured equational model. It resulted that there are variables that positively influencing intention as entrepreneurial attitude, and others, subjective norms and behavior control are not confirmed.