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Entrepreneurship Education and Poverty Alleviation: Impact Analysis of Covenant University Graduate between 2006- 2013

Moses, Chinonye, Love and Ola-David , Oluwayomi and Oluwatobi, S. A and Oludayo, O. Olumuyiwa and Akinbode, Mosunmola and Agboola, Mayowa G. and Achugamonu, Bede U. (2015) Entrepreneurship Education and Poverty Alleviation: Impact Analysis of Covenant University Graduate between 2006- 2013. In: 2nd Covenant University Conference on African Development Issues (CU-ICADI), 11th - 13th May, 2015, Africa Leadership Development Center, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria..

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Abstract

Entrepreneurship is central to the economic growth and development of any nation and empirical evidence has shown that economic growth over time is necessary for poverty reduction. Entrepreneurship education is the process that provides trainees with knowledge, skills and attitudes to create wealth for poverty reduction and self-employment. Covenant University from inception has played tremendous role in promoting entrepreneurship education in Nigerian education system. This paper therefore intends to examine the impact of Entrepreneurship Education in alleviating poverty among the graduates of Covenant University. The population of the study comprise of all graduates of Covenant University between 2006-2013. Regression analysis was used to validate the hypotheses raised in the study. The theoretical and managerial implications of the results were discussed. Based on the findings of this study, conclusion and recommendations were made for implication.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurship Education, Poverty alleviation, Employment creation and Self- employment.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Management
Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2015 21:28
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2018 15:23
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/5343

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