BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS ACQUISITION AND THE ATTAINMENT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACT

This study was intended to examine business education students’ entrepreneurship skills acquisition and the attainment of sustainable development. This study was guided by the following objectives; to examine the entrepreneurship skills required by business education students in attaining a sustainable development, to identify the factor limiting the development of entrepreneurial skills in business education and to examine the role of entrepreneurship skill acquisition in sustainable development of Kosefe Local Government Area. The study employed the descriptive and explanatory design; questionnaires in addition to library research were applied in order to collect data. Primary and secondary data sources were used and data was analyzed using the chi square statistical tool at 5% level of significance which was presented in frequency tables and percentage. The respondents under the study were 100 business education students in Kosefe Local Government Area. The study findings revealed that majority of the respondents are of the opinion that universities should focus more on training entrepreneurial skills to students; based on the findings from the study, government should ensure that educational programmes at all levels of education are relevant and functional to the graduate youth that needed entrepreneurship skills.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page---------i

Approval Page--------ii

Declaration--------iii

Dedication---------iv

Acknowledgement-------v

Abstract---------vi

Table of Contents-------vii


CHAPTER ONE – INTRODUCTION

1.1Background of the Study-----1

1.2Statement of General Problem----5

1.3Objective of the Study------6

1.4Research Questions------6

1.5Significance of the Study-----7

1.6Scope of the Study------8

1.7Definition of Terms------8


CHAPTER TWO – REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

2.1Introduction-------10

2.2Theoretical Framework-----11

2.3Concept of Sustainable Development---14


CHAPTER THREE – RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.1Introduction-------32

3.2Research Design------32

3.3Area of the Study------32

3.4Population of Study------33

3.5Sample size and Sampling Techniques---33

3.6Instrument for Data Collection----33

3.7Validity of the Instrument-----33

3.8Reliability of the Instrument----34

3.9Method of Data Collection-----34

3.10Method of Data Analysis-----34

CHAPTER FOUR – DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS

4.0Introduction-------36

4.1Data Presentation and Analysis----36

4.2Characteristics of the Respondents---36

4.3Data Analysis-------39

4.4Testing Hypothesis------46

4.5Summary of Findings------51

4.6Discussion of Findings-----52

CHAPTER FIVE – SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

5.0Introduction-------54

5.1Summary--------54

5.2Conclusion--------57

5.3Recommendations------58

References --------61

Appendix--------62


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APA

Ekpenyong, E. & Abigail, A (2019). BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS ACQUISITION AND THE ATTAINMENT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/business-education-students-entrepreneurship-skills-acquisition-and-the-attainment-of-sustainable-development-in-port-harcourt-2

MLA 8th

Ekpenyong, Ekpenyong, and Asuquo Abigail "BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS ACQUISITION AND THE ATTAINMENT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT" Afribary. Afribary, 16 Aug. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/business-education-students-entrepreneurship-skills-acquisition-and-the-attainment-of-sustainable-development-in-port-harcourt-2. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Ekpenyong, Ekpenyong, and Asuquo Abigail . "BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS ACQUISITION AND THE ATTAINMENT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Aug. 2019. Web. 13 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/business-education-students-entrepreneurship-skills-acquisition-and-the-attainment-of-sustainable-development-in-port-harcourt-2 >.

Chicago

Ekpenyong, Ekpenyong and Abigail, Asuquo . "BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS ACQUISITION AND THE ATTAINMENT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT" Afribary (2019). Accessed July 13, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/business-education-students-entrepreneurship-skills-acquisition-and-the-attainment-of-sustainable-development-in-port-harcourt-2