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THE ROLE OF HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES IN PROMOTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION IN ISLAMIC HIGHER EDUCATION

Era Sonita ,Helmi ,Henmaidi ,Nofialdi
Keywords: historical perspective, entrepreneurship, Islamic higher education ,

Abstract

The relationship between religion and entrepreneurial activity is one of the fastest growing research topics in economics. Secularists who usually view religiosity as only a small part of the many non-economic factors. However, nowadays religiosity can be accepted as an individual characteristic that has a very big influence in daily decision making in entrepreneurship. Changes in thinking about entrepreneurship seen from a historical perspective, uniting the concept of entrepreneurial thinking which includes many things and explaining the concept of entrepreneurship which is integrated in a basic religious concept. Entrepreneurial activity is the oldest profession because it has existed along with the emergence of human civilization. Entrepreneurial thought as a concept existed in the mid-15th century before the birth of Adam Smith's economic theory. Through a conceptual approach, past entrepreneurship theory will be described in accordance with the conditions at that time and identify several areas of conception that can be used as references for the development of entrepreneurship at the present time.

This paper tries to provide a view of the meaning of entrepreneurship in relation to religion in order to be able to interpret the meaning of religion in entrepreneurial activities in accordance with the conditions of the Islamic college of UIN Sjech M. Djamil Djambek Bukittinggi. The study used qualitative methods with descriptive types and data collection using observation, interviews and documentation techniques.