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Youth Entrepreneurship Education: A Tool for Job Creation and National Sustainability

Moses, Chinonye, Love and Onochie, Prosper, Maxwell Youth Entrepreneurship Education: A Tool for Job Creation and National Sustainability. In: Perspectives On Managing Development Governance and Leadership for National Sustainability. available, pp. 108-126.

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Abstract

Entrepreneurship has been recognized as an effective toolfor social, economic, political and industrial development in both developed and developing countries. The involvement of youths in entrepreneurship has equally been seen as important especially in the areas of economic and national development. The objective of this paper is to examine how the exposure of youths to entrepreneurship education can contribute positively to the enhancement of job creation and national sustainability. Entrepreneurism and learning were adopted as the theoretical framework ofthe study. Primary data was sourced through the use of questionnaire. The data collected were analyzed with the model of regression analysis. The results of the survey revealed that there is significant relationship between youth exposure to entrepreneurship education, job creation and national sustainability. Among others, the study made recommendation that institutions should adopt more concrete strategies on how to encourage youth to be interested in the entrepreneurial development Studies (EDS) towards preparing them for active role in good governance.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Education, Youth, Job Creation and National Sustainability
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Management
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 08 May 2014 15:29
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2016 09:13
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/2572

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