Is entrepreneurship a discipline that can be taught and learnt? The thousands of entrepreneurship courses available around the world would seem to support this line of thinking, but research findings in both developed and developing countries have been inconsistent in estimating the effectiveness of education and training on entrepreneurial attitudes, activity, and aspirations.
It seems in fact that improvements in either tacit or explicit knowledge carry weak consequences for entrepreneurial success, despite the recognition that knowledge in itself increases the cognitive abilities of individuals, leading to more productive potential activity. Under what conditions this potential can be funnelled into successful entrepreneurial activities is a different question. Read more.