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Avasant Foundation Entrepreneurship Survey

Digital Skills and Employment Opportunities for the Displaced Workforce in The Bahamas

Avasant Foundation, in collaboration with The Small Business Development Centre - SBDC, is seeking to foster the development of digital and entrepreneurship skills for displaced workers in the Bahamas due to Hurricane Dorian and COVID-19. This survey will help Avasant Foundation design a training program to support the Bahamian workforce and to connect them with new employment and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Thank you for agreeing to participate in this survey to gather information on the opportunities and challenges of businesses and the workforce.

For inquiries please email:
1. What is your primary motivation to start/own a business? Please select all that apply. *This question is required.
2. Please identify the sector that best describes your business. *This question is required.
3. What are the obstacles you face in running your self-owned business? Please check all that apply.  *This question is required.
4. What opportunities are you hoping technology will provide for your business? Please select all that apply.  *This question is required.
5. How can technology help with your finances? Please check all that apply.  *This question is required.
6. What percentage of your work is now digital (uses technology)?
7. How important do you believe technology will be to improve your business? *This question is required.
8. Do you believe it will be important to increase your own digital skills or the skills of your workers in the near future? *This question is required.
9. Please provide your contact information. These questions are optional