Between entrepreneurial education and curricular disciplines there can be an interdependence relation. Therefore, the competences specific of entrepreneurial education can be developed with the help of all basic disciplines already included in the school curriculum. In this way, every discipline can contribute, by specific activities and contents, to the development of the entrepreneurial education.  On the other hand, including (and extending, from the perspective of the post-modern stage) entrepreneurial education in school curriculum can facilitate the transfer of the competences to all disciplines.

Several disciplines and the way they can contribute to fulfilling the objectives of entrepreneurial education (see also A. Ojala, 1995):

Curriculum areas
Communication, mother tongue Elaboration of business letters; advertising materials; sells; business presentations; negotiation etc.

Calculus of costs, investments and profits; establishing the prices; money circuit; budget design etc. 

Foreign languages  

Business customs; negotiation technique; telephone communication; types of behavior in public, etc


Geography Commercial partnerships; activities of import and export
Socio-humanistic studies  

The European context; international partnerships and collaborations; labor market globalization, etc.

Arts disciplines  

Exhibitions on entrepreneurial themes; advertising, promotion; messages and language in advertisement

Practical disciplines  

Producing and selling various goods; aesthetic property of various articles; simulations of handicraft; hand-made objects; design of different objects


Applied economy; basic entrepreneurial abilities; starting small businesses; business management etc.


Emanuel Soare – University of Pitesti

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