Contributing Towards Entrepreneurship Development Through University Education.

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Abstract

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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APA

SSA, R (2021). Contributing Towards Entrepreneurship Development Through University Education.. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 24, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/contributing-towards-entrepreneurship-development-through-university-education

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Contributing Towards Entrepreneurship Development Through University Education." Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/contributing-towards-entrepreneurship-development-through-university-education . Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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Research, SSA. "Contributing Towards Entrepreneurship Development Through University Education.". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 24 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/contributing-towards-entrepreneurship-development-through-university-education >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Contributing Towards Entrepreneurship Development Through University Education." Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 24, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/contributing-towards-entrepreneurship-development-through-university-education