Revista Facultad de Ciencias Económicas: Investigación y Reflexión
versão impressa ISSN 0121-6805
These are the results of a research which purpose was to characterize the Enterprise activity of Universidad Militar Nueva Granada graduates during 1982 and 2007. The study was exploratory, a stratified random sampling was made base on a population of graduates from 12 undergraduate programs of the university. A survey was design and applied to 581 graduates. The results show that a 9% of the graduates are entrepreneurs, with a highest percentage in engineering and business administration programs. The study suggests the articulation of curricular programmatic units and extracurricular activities in order to promote the enterprise spirit. It is important to insist to offer this type of activities transversally to graduates of every program, in order to provide basic tools to create enterprise as an option of work insertion and value generators to society.
Palavras-chave : Enterprise activity; undergraduate programs; graduates; enterprise creation.