Perception of Social Entrepreneurship Competence in University Business Students

Maria Jeanett Ramos-Cavero, Franklin Cordova-Buiza, Augusto Caceres-Rosell, Heber Luis Olavarria-Benavides

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The ability to transform social and environmental problems into strategic actions to face the challenges of a changing environment in a creative and innovative way drives the need to train social entrepreneurs who anticipate new scenarios. Society needs social entrepreneurs who create business opportunities by bringing resources to impoverished places and using technology to generate social inclusion for people with disabilities; These ventures apply innovation to improve people's standard of living. The objective of this research was to determine the level of perception of the social entrepreneurship competence in business students of a private university in Lima, capital of Peru. The methodology used was quantitative, with a transactional approach, the sample was random considering 185 business students, the data collected was analyzed using the statistical program SPSS. The results show that 94.1% have a high level of perception of competence in social entrepreneurship; in social and personal traits they present 91.4% and 96.2% respectively; however, a lower level in innovative traits with 76.2%. The investigation concluded in the determination of a high level of competence in social entrepreneurship, however, the innovative traits must be reinforced and for this the innovation component can be included in the courses, to generate viable products and services that contribute to the creation of sustainable organizations improving their value proposition, competitiveness and economic growth. Likewise, it is advisable to reinforce personal and social traits in the training of professionals to face an environment of high uncertainty. This work will contribute to other scientific research to compare the level of competence in social entrepreneurship in other national and international contexts.

Idioma originalInglés estadounidense
Título de la publicación alojadaProceedings of the 18th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, ECIE 2023
EditoresFernando Moreira, Fernando Moreira, Shital Jayantilal
EditorialAcademic Conferences and Publishing International Limited
ISBN (versión digital)9781914587863
EstadoIndizado - 2023
Evento18th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, ECIE 2023 - Porto, Portugal
Duración: 21 set. 202322 set. 2023

Serie de la publicación

NombreProceedings of the European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, ECIE
ISSN (versión impresa)2049-1050


Conferencia18th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, ECIE 2023

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