Virtual Center for Entrepreneurship Development

Virtual Center for Entrepreneurship Development

Anca Draghici (Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania), Monica Izvercianu (Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania) and George Draghici (Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61692-020-3.ch030
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This chapter shows a preliminary approach for building a virtual center for entrepreneurship development that will be implemented in a university research network in Romania. The authors argue the most relevant aspects that conduct us to an organizational information system design, implementation and management with double role: education/training (entrepreneurial skills development for students) and research (about the entrepreneurship phenomena at regional and national level but in relation of the global economy). The following items are presented: (1) the training needs for business creation - based on a preliminary market research developed with subjects with technical and economical background and that allow the identification of the entrepreneurial knowledge; (2) the university entrepreneurial education as a process of knowledge transfer; (3) preliminary design and architecture of the virtual center for entrepreneurship. Finally, some relevant conclusions and the future researches directions are presented.

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