Factors affecting the decision to start a business of fresh graduates in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ai Huu Tran, Truong Nhat Tran
This study identifies factors affecting the success of fresh graduates starting a business. The specific objectives of the study are the degree of influence of factors in the decision to start a business of new graduates. Subjects of the study include fresh graduates from 4 universities in Ho Chi Minh City. The Random sampling technique was applied to select the survey sample size of 423. Data was collected through the results of answering structured questionnaires of survey subjects. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, EFA analysis, and linear regression analysis. The results of the regression analysis show that the factors impact from high to low (1) Entrepreneurship teaching activities (ETA), (2) Knowledge and experience (KAE), (3) Personal attitude (PA), (4) Reference group (RA), (5) Business readiness (BR), (6) Participation extracurricular activities (PEA), (7) Business passion (BP), (8) Business capital (BC).