Improving Entrepreneurial Education through
University of Sydney, (Australia)
My research has shown that socio-cognitive self-regulation plays a
significant role in decision-making by entrepreneurs. In particular, it
suggests that self-regulation is related to the effective use of intuition,
heuristics, and the limitation of bias in decision-making. At the same
time, educational research has shown that self-regulatory skills are
critical for achieving learning outcomes. I explored some of the same
self-regulatory skills in my research on entrepreneurial decision-making.
In particular, I studied the role of metacognition, self-efficacy,
and regulatory focus. In this session I argue that entrepreneurship
education and training—especially related to decision-making—can
be enhanced by incorporating techniques that improve self-regulation.
I present results from my recent research in support of these
arguments, and also discuss related opportunities for research and
innovative practice in entrepreneurship education and training.
>>Read the peer-reviewed paper here (PDF)
>>Click here for other related material