Economics and Business
ISSN 2775-9237 (Online)
Published: 23 September 2019
Determinants of Entrepreneurial Intent Among University Students: The Case of Marien Ngouabi University
Marien Ngouabi University
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Keywords: Determinant, Entrepreneurial Intent, University Students, Marien NGOUABI University
Government and policy makers in Congo-Brazzaville are faced with different social-economic problems. One of the most pressing challenges facing Congo especially in the face of economy recession is unemployment problem among the graduates. Marien NGOUABI University have introduced entrepreneurship education to promote the interest of graduates to becoming future entrepreneurs. This Research aimed to establish and explain factors that influence entrepreneurial intentions among university students in Congo brazzaville. The target is university graduates students. The data was gathered at University-enterprise partnerships department. The survey was structured and planned at a time when student’s graduates were gathered in rectorat in May 2017, for seminar about self-marketing conducted by the University-enterprise partnerships department. A total of 2800 students were selected, they were graduate from different major area, aged between 20 and 35 years old. Results from logistic regression analysis showed that gender, tutor education, Field of study, parents own a business, having a job while at university, Parent's monthly income, desire for independence, living with parents together, school calendar were the key factors that influence students' entrepreneurial intention.
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