HomeDLSU Business & Economics Reviewvol. 22 no. 2 (2013)

Entrepreneurship Education in the Philippines

Aida Licaros Velasco



This study presents the current state of entrepreneurship education in the Philippines. The status of entrepreneurship education is evaluated through the analysis of entrepreneurship education curricula and practices in the Philippines and to suggest policy measures in the promotion, development and creation, growth, and sustainability of more entrepreneurial undertaking. Entrepreneurship education in the Philippines is heavily focused on the development of entrepreneurs in terms of encouraging start-ups. However, there is lack of focus in developing creativity and innovation as a mindset of the student in the formal education system. There is also minimal support from the academe and industry to aid nascent entrepreneurial undertaking to grow and sustain the business.