1. ISMAIL ALI YUSUF - Faculty of Management Sciences, SIMAD University.
The main purpose of this study was to investigate the determinants of entrepreneurship intention among undergraduate business student. The specific objectives were to determine theeffect of family business background, self-efficacy and entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurship intention. The study utilized explanatory research design and the target population of this study covers 2500 final year undergraduate students from three Universities SIMAD, Jamhuriya and Capital. The sample size was 335 based on the decision guideline given by krejcie and Morgan (1970). Only 271 were used for the study. Hence, convenience sampling technique was applied to select the student as respondents. The results revealed that family business background was highly and positively correlated to entrepreneurial intention at (r=0.712). Self-efficacy also indicated a positive and significant relationship with entrepreneurial intention (r = 0.393). Finally, entrepreneurship education showed a positive and significant relationship with entrepreneurial intention (r = 0.303) from the findings, it showed that all the three variables were positively correlated to entrepreneurial intention at 0.05 level of significance level. Furthermore, the research framework of this study will contribute the literature in the context of entrepreneurship development. It will also help individuals to become successful entrepreneurs and in turn, contributing to the growth of the country’s economies and global competitiveness.
Entrepreneurial Intention, Family Business Background, Self-Efficacy and Entrepreneurship Education.