International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Entrepreneurship Characteristics of University Students who take ‘Physical Education and Sport’ Education
Kanat Canuzakov, Serdar Geri, Bilal Demirhan, Sevket Can Tekeli

The aim of this study is to examine the difference between entrepreneurship characteristics of the senior university students who are studying in Physical Education and Sport fields in Bishkek province of Kyrgyzstan and the gender, whether they have entrepreneurs in the family, entrepreneurial experience and the sector they want work. The universe of the study is 4th class students of Kyrgyz State Sports Academy in Bishkek province of Kyrgyzstan with 4th class students of Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University School of Physical Education and Sports in 2014-2015 academic year. In the study, significant differences have been found in the dimensions of "Leadership" and "Innovation and Self-Confidence" which are sub-dimensions of gender variation and entrepreneurship characteristics. Significant differences have been determined between the variables of the students who have entrepreneurs in their families and the dimensions of "Innovation and Self-Confidence" and "Risk Taking". Significant difference has been found between entrepreneurship experience variable and "Evaluating Opportunities", "Need of Achievement” and "Leadership" dimensions. As a result, it can be said that sports education has increased the need of achievement, which is the most important component of entrepreneurship.

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