International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Availability and Adequacy of Resources for Entrepreneurship Education in Universities in South-East, Nigeria
Dr. Emeka A. Nwachukwu, Chima Uzoma Okpo

The study investigated the availability and adequacy of resources for entrepreneurship education in universities in the South-East Zone of Nigeria. It was guided by three research questions and three hypotheses all derived form the purpose of the study. The study was carried out as a survey. Two hundred and eighty two respondents were utilized consisting (10) ten directors of academic planning, (10) ten Directors/ Co-ordinators entrepreneurship and (262) two hundred and sixty two lecturers. The instrument used for data collection was a set of researchers’ constructed rating scale and checklist. Data were analyzed using mean statistics to answer the research questions and Hypotheses one and two were tested using one way ANOVA while hypothesis three was tested using Chi Square (X2) test via SPSS version 20 at 5% level of Significance. The findings showed among others that adequate funds were not available for undertaking the programme. Some universities do not have separate building fo entrepreneurship coupled with insufficient computers, and lack of adequate workshop. As a result of the findings made on this study, it was recommended among others that government should make available adequate funds for entrepreneurship education. Universities should separate entrepreneurship education fund from their allocation.

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