عنوان مقاله [English]
Entrepreneurship is important in the process of economic and social development. So different countries of world pay special attention to it and give priority to train entrepreneurs in their development plans. What should be regarded in this case is that training is necessary for entrepreneurship since entrepreneurs via getting concerned knowledge and expertises can cause innovation and finding new employment ways in different fields. Attending to key role and position of insurance industry in the country and its undeniable impact on country's economy and financial markets and behooving increasing concord of this industry with trend of country's economic growth and development, especial attention to entrepreneurship in this field is essential. So in this paper an attempt was made to study, impact of occupational trainings on (personal, managerial and technical) entrepreneurial skills of the insurance companies' employees in terms of their individual characteristics is studied and practical solutions to strengthen these trainings with respect to entrepreneurial skills are presented. The statistical sample of this study is estimated 301 persons through Cochran's formula and these persons are chosen through random cluster sampling. A researcher made questionnaire with the Cronbach's Alpha reliability of 0.84 was used which consisted of 52 five likert scale close-ended questions and 1 open-ended question. To measure the research scale, ANOVA test, T-test for independent samples and the spearman Rho rank order correlation test are used. The results show that entrepreneurial skills are different among the employees based on their education, but there isn't difference among entrepreneurial skills of employees based on their major. Personal skills of entrepreneurship are different based on employees' gender, but managerial and technical skills of entrepreneurship of employees are not different based on gender. There isn't correlation between the entrepreneurial skills and the employees' job records. There isn't significant difference among the employee's personal skills of entrepreneurship arised from the beginning or in-service trainings based on their education (high school diploma and higher), from the beginning or in-service trainings based on the employees' education (high school diploma and higher). This study emphasizes the importance of occupational trainings of the entrepreneurial skills.