Entrepreneurial Education: Attitudes and Perceptions of Employers versus Skills and Competences of Graduates


  • Irina Todos Cahul State University „B.P.Hasdeu”
  • Ludmila Rosca-Sadurschi Cahul State University „B.P.Hasdeu”
  • Svetlana Birlea Cahul State University „B.P.Hasdeu”
  • Ana Nedelcu Cahul State University „B.P.Hasdeu”


The aim of this research paper is to find ways of improving the entrepreneurial curriculum through an analysis of the employers’ satisfaction level related to entrepreneurship and digital skills of HE graduates. In this context, the following objectives were formulated: carrying out a content research on digital environment; conducting satisfaction surveys for target group; performing critical analysis of surveys' results; identifying the strengths and weakness of Cahul State University in entrepreneurial education.

The different types of questions were applied: demographic, rating scale and multiple-choice questions. The Likert-type scales were used for rating scale questions. 

In this context, the authors recommend adjusting the curriculum design by including the formation of attitudes related to job in forming skills and competences and by diversifying teaching strategies (more interactive and collaborative) and learning methods. Students have to be frequently trained how to work efficiently in groups, how to behave in crisis situation, to think and solve problems creatively. Furthermore, digital skills have to be developed deeply by using in teaching and learning process during all courses by creating and using different digital resources and formats.

This research was conducted within the Erasmus + project „Reinforce entrepreneurial and digital skills of students and teachers to enhance the modernization of higher education in MOLDOVA”, Nr. 585353-EPP-1-2017-1-RO-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP.


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