Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal (Print ISSN: 1087-9595; Online ISSN: 1528-2686)

Abstract

Are Entrepreneurship Instructors Really Entrepreneurials? A Jordanian Perspective

Author(s): Asaad Hameed Al-ali

The aim of this study is to prove practically in the emergent economies that success could be achieved by combining academic education and entrepreneurship. This study is a brief feasibility study prepared by a team of full time private Jordanian university lecturers and considered entrepreneurial whom used their knowledge in teaching entrepreneurship and small business mandatory courses with their creative thinking to propose and implement a new of its kind and successful project in the region, to produce hay from palm fronds trees, combined with an experienced agricultural engineer who holds a master degree in marketing.  This team has the necessary diverse features recommended by many studies considering that Entrepreneurship Education (EE) programs in Jordan is moving towards the planned direction however, more effort needed to transform it from theoretical to application.  The author hopes this study would be a model study to combine teaching experience in the field of entrepreneurship with the passion to succeed in the business world.