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Entrepreneurship Incubators at HAMK University of Applied Sciences

  • H. Hannula
  • S. Pajari-Stylman
Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)

The Hämeenlinna sub region in Finland provides a stimulating environment for students and enterprises. Schools, universities, enterprises and Häme Development Centre Ltd. have built a network to promote entrepreneurial activities in the Hämeenlinna sub region. Entrepreneurship education is offered in state schools and vocational institutions. The objective is to promote and achieve entrepreneurship readiness at every level. Comprehensive and upper secondary schools foster entrepreneurship-friendly values and attitudes meaning to promote familiarity with entrepreneurship as a concept. Vocational institutes raise awareness for entrepreneurship as a career, teaching the basics of business operation. HAMK University of Applied Sciences and University of Tampere promote knowledge of and encourage entrepreneurship activities. Opportunities of the Hämeenlinna sub region are development of entrepreneurship education and also cooperation between regional business service organizations and regional vocational institutions and universities (Häme Development Centre Ltd.).

Keywords

Action Learn Entrepreneurial Activity Entrepreneurial Intention Entrepreneurial Behaviour Entrepreneurship Education 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Hannula
    • 1
  • S. Pajari-Stylman
    • 1
  1. 1.HAMK University of Applied SciencesHämeenlinnaFinland

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