Designing a Higher Education Monitoring System with an Entrepreneurial Approach

Document Type : Research Article


1 Ph.D. Candidate of Futures Study, Academic Center for Education Culture and Research, Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant Professor of Industrial Management, University of Science and Culture, Tehran, Iran

3 Associate Professor of Sociology, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran


This article is the result of the research that has been implemented for designing a higher education monitoring system with an entrepreneurial approach. According to the research goal, it is categorized as applied research, and the research methodology is mixed. To determine the dimensions and components of the system, literature review, semi-structured, and non-structured interviews have been used. The sampling method is purposeful sampling. For system validation, required data gathered through a questionnaire, and for analyzing, confirmatory factor analysis is used. Results show that from 150 initial components, 105 components have been confirmed. According to the findings, the dimensions and components of the higher education monitoring system, based on an entrepreneurial approach and considering the effective environmental driving forces, have been identified. Also, actors, stakeholders, required structures such as observatory and databases, inputs, processes, outputs, outcomes, and impacts of the higher education monitoring system have been determined.


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