Impact of Self-Efficacy on Entrepreneurial Intention of Business Students
Muhammad Abubakar Shoaib*
Department of Economics and Finance, Lahore School of Economics, Lahore, Pakistan
Entrepreneurs play a vital role in the economic development and sustainability of any country. Entrepreneurship also helps in creating employment in the country and alleviating poverty. Developing an entrepreneurial ecosystem can ease the entrepreneurial culture in a country. This objective of the study highlighted the relationship of self-efficacy and entrepreneurial intentions of the entrepreneurs before launching any new business. These factors explained the hurdles faced by the entrepreneurs before starting any new business. For this purpose, semi structured questionnaire utilized by the researcher as research instrument. Primary data collected from the students at different universities from different geographical locations and different academic backgrounds of Faisalabad. Purposive sampling technique used with sample size of 200 and different statistical tools would be applied in order to make analysis. This study would be helpful to the practitioners, academia and entrepreneurs who are willing to enter in the field of entrepreneurship. This study would highlight entrepreneurial intentions of the students from entering the field of entrepreneurship.