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The need for the inclusion of entrepreneurial and business skill in architectural education

Silva, Hebert Filipe de Souza (2020) The need for the inclusion of entrepreneurial and business skill in architectural education. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

There is an urgent need to bridge the gap in the course of architecture and urbanism between architectural practice and education. There is a major problem that architects face in the business environment. It is based on the assumption that recently graduated architects finish the university with little or no business knowledge and skills. This research aims to establish the importance of implementation in the curriculum of Architecture and Urbanism courses, disciplines that involve the field of entrepreneurship. Intended that the inclusion of disciplines that involve the field of entrepreneurship in the curriculum of architecture and urbanism, may influence the increase of professionals seeking to undertake, and improve skills that can help the professional future even if you do not want to be an entrepreneur. Interviews were carried out using qualitative research, with 12 participants, composed of 5 professors from 4 private universities, 3 architects who own their own business, and 4 students (state and private universities). The results generated were discussed and compared with the literature review, confirming that there is still a lack in architecture universities in preparing students with subjects that involve business and entrepreneurial skills.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > Entrepreneurship
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Science in Entrepreneurship
Depositing User: Dan English
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2021 17:21
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2021 17:21
URI: http://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/4788

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