Evaluating Inclination of Youth to Start Enterprise: A Study in Oman

  • Bilal Ahmad PandowEmail author
  • Ali Salem Omar
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)


The study analyses the readiness of educated youth to start businesses in Sultan-ate of Oman by assessing education, checking skills level, and opportunity identifications. In addition, the study examines the impact of education on young people readiness towards business activity and its success components. The hypothetical deductive approach through a structural equation model is used in this study, in a 12,551 population of which 373 students constituted our sample across various colleges and universities in Oman. The findings highlight the effect of education, skills, awareness level and business trainings of students towards starting businesses and the important role of education on all factors, including business skill ability. This study considers human beings as changeable beings during lifetime and provides evidence for those interested in the business that can influence the innovative commerce ventures.


Youth Readiness Opportunity Entrepreneurship Oman 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of KashmirHazratbal, SrinagarIndia
  2. 2.Middle East CollegeMuscatOman

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