Assessing the entrepreneurial intention of Indonesian students: Do entrepreneurial education and Islamic values matter?

Agus Wibowo, Sri Umi Mintarti Widjaja, Sugeng Hadi Utomo, Djoko Dwi Kusumojanto, Cipto Wardoyo, Bagus Shandy Narmaditya, Ludi Wishnu Wardana


This paper traces how the Islamic values drive entrepreneurship education and intention for entrepreneurship, as well as investigates the moderating role of the entrepreneurial mindset. We adopted SEM-PLS to gain detailed information on how the connectivity among variables. This study involved approximately 381 students in several Islamic boarding schools in Indonesia who incorporated entrepreneurial practices. The findings indicate that Islamic values are highly related to entrepreneurial intention, entrepreneurial education and entrepreneurial mindset of Indonesian Islamic boarding schools. This study also confirms that there is a statistically significant between entrepreneurship education, mindset, and students’ entrepreneurial intentions. Lastly, this paper notes that the mindset of entrepreneurship plays a pivotal role in mediating Islamic value and entrepreneurial education toward the entrepreneurial intention. This work offers Islamic values as a contextual factor that greatly influences the enhancement of Islamic boarding school students’ intentions.


Entrepreneurship education; entrepreneurial mindset; entrepreneurial intention; Islamic values; Islamic boarding school


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