Entrepreneurial Skills Assessment of Expatriates in Abu Dhabi (U.A.E)

  • Sonal Purohit Research Supervisor, Wisdom Banasthali University, Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan, India
  • Kallalathil Venglath Nanditha Kumar Faculty of Management Studies, Wisdom Banasthali University, Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan, India.


The main aim of this study is to examine the Expatriate entrepreneurship skills which motivate them to turn into a successful entrepreneur. United Arab Emirates has always welcomed Different expatriates no matter what color, religion, language sex or nationalities. And at present also United Arab Emirates is welcoming all the expatriates warmly and providing very huge opportunities for the Expatriates. United Arab Emirates is a welcoming landscape for startups. United Arab Emirates has a diverse economy which is a very huge opportunity for an entrepreneur. Only very few of the expatriates truly turn into a successful entrepreneur and the rest are still struggling for their living and to turn into an entrepreneur. The concept of Entrepreneurship skills is constantly growing, more over in today’s busy and competitive schedule, proper entrepreneurship skills can contribute hugely to overall prosperity of the individual as well as the economy of United Arab Emirates. Entrepreneurship skills are classified into technical skills, Entrepreneurial skills, Managerial skills, personal maturity skills and emotional skills. An expatriate entrepreneur should equally balance these five skills in order to become successful. Many authors have examined the entrepreneurship skills but up to date no studies has been conducted in expatriate entrepreneurship skills in United Arab Emirates. This may be because of the lack of information’s. The research aims to focus on the Entrepreneurship skills of Expatriate which will turn them to become a successful one and the ways to develop them. The data is obtained from Quantitative collection method by direct interviews, which may be structured, semi- structured or unstructured. This study collected information from primary data and secondary data also. The collected data will be analyzed using statistical package for social science software (SPSS). The study adopted statistical tool Chi Square Test. The study further discusses the ways to improve the skills by Development and training programs. The study also discussed about the training programs, in which models are considered to study into the relationship between the entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship skills, and the market. This study concluded that to become a successful entrepreneur in United Arab Emirates, Expatriates should have a strong entrepreneurship skill which can be developed by undergoing training. The author thus submitting a theoretical study of expatriates entrepreneurship skills required by entrepreneurs to become a successful entrepreneurs in United Arab Emirates .Only if the Entrepreneurial Skills are developed and focused on, the Expatriates can develop into a successful Entrepreneurs. And when that expatriate turns into a successful entrepreneurs it will boost the economy of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) and provide more opportunities for employment and growth of New Entrepreneurs.

Mar 30, 2018
How to Cite
PUROHIT, Sonal; NANDITHA KUMAR, Kallalathil Venglath. Entrepreneurial Skills Assessment of Expatriates in Abu Dhabi (U.A.E). International Journal of Business Administration and Management Research, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 18-22, mar. 2018. ISSN 2412-4346. Available at: <http://researchplusjournals.com/index.php/IJBAMR/article/view/389>. Date accessed: 23 may 2019. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.24178/ijbamr.2018.4.1.18.