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Effect of Entrepreneurship Education on Students' Entrepreneurial Actions:A Study of Covenant University and Babcock University Students,Ogun State

Moses, Chinonye, Love and Efobi, Uchenna and Salako, I.F. (2008) Effect of Entrepreneurship Education on Students' Entrepreneurial Actions:A Study of Covenant University and Babcock University Students,Ogun State. The Nigerian Accounting Horizon, 2 (2). pp. 52-63. ISSN 2006-1013

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Abstract

The importance of entrepreneurship in the areas of poverty alleviation, wealth creation, ;ob creation and economic vitality has resulted in the introduction of entrepreneurship as a compulsory course in Nigerian universities. The purpose is to transfer entrepreneurial knowledge and skills to youths for self-reliance and job creation among others. In this paper, a study of the effect of Entrepreneurship education on students ' entrepreneurial actions w~s carried out using students from Covenant University and Babcock University both in Ogun State of Nigeria. Primary and secondary sources were used in collecting the data required It was discovered that positive relationship exists between entrepreneurship education and entrepreneurial action. We therefore recommend that it is not enough to teach entrepreneurship as a course to students, they should be given the opportunity to practice what they are being taught while they are still in school.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Education and Entrepreneurial Actions
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Management
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 08 May 2014 10:13
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2016 08:53
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/2554

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