Document Type : Research Paper


1 . MSc. Student of Management and Planning in Physical Education, Islamic Azad University, East Azerbaijan Science and Research Branch, Tabriz, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Psychology Department, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran

3 . Assistant Professor, Physical Education Department, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz Branch, Tabriz, Iran


Given the increasing importance of entrepreneurship and its important role in students’ employment, this study was conducted to examine the effect of Emotional Intelligence on students' entrepreneurial intentions. A model was developed and was tested among undergraduate students of Physical Education faculty of Tehran University. The model was tested by Using the Structural Equation Modeling (SEM). Based on the findings of this research, Emotional intelligence dimensions have positive effects on entrepreneurial intentions. Since Emotional intelligence can be educated, so it can be an important factor in the development of students' entrepreneurial intentions and entrepreneurship.


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