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An exploration of the role and contribution of entrepreneurship centres in UK higher education institutions / Paul Jones, Gideon Maas, Sascha Kraus, Lester Lloyd Reason

Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Volume: 28, Issue: 2, Pages: 205 - 228

Swansea University Author: Paul Jones

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This study evaluates current and future roles of UK entrepreneurship centres (ECs) within Higher Education institutions. Literature suggests current activity in entrepreneurship education is strongly associated with the contribution of ECs. However, ECs experience resource limitations and high stake...

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ISSN: 1462-6004
Published: UK Emerald 2021
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