This study investigated the contribution of University education towards
entrepreneurship development. The contribution of university education is
composed of curriculum that encourages practical trainings and skills which
can influence one's attitude, encouraged and nurtured creativity and
innovations, personality traits and students involvement in Associations of
specialized nature. While entrepreneurship development refers to purposeful
activity of person(s) undertaken to initiate, maintain and aggrandize profit by
distribution of economic goods and services. The education system in most
institutions encourages scholars more towards white collar jobs. The trend as
witnessed today is that demand for such jobs is higher than supply. This has
led to loss in terms of investment in education, time, unutilized knowledge and
skills, shattered hopes for expectation and dreams.
The study was conducted through case study; data was collected in November
2010, using questionnaire, interviews and informal group discussions
techniques from 350 students randomly selected from the accessible
population, analyzed using percentages and measures of central tendencies by
SPSS and presented in tables and figures.
The study establishes that the students are of the opinion that; encouraged
and nurtured innovation and creativity, attitude of student towards
entrepreneurship, acquired personality traits, contribution of curriculum, and participation in specialized associations influences the development of entrepreneurship in that order.
The study concluded that, the university education contributes toward
entrepreneurship development. It recommends that the university institutions should design curriculum that influence students, and provides practical skills with more researches on entrepreneurship activities that encourages entrepreneurship development
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JIRMO, GUYO . "Contributing Towards Entrepreneurship Development Through University Education." Afribary (2021). Accessed March 23, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/contributing-towards-entrepreneurship-development-through-university-education