Knowledge, Attitude and Utilization of Entrepreneurship Programmes by Students in Cross River State College of Health Technology, Calabar, Nigeria

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G. A. Ugal
A. J. Adie
J. Ekpe Osim

Abstract

The key objective of entrepreneurship education in higher institutions generally is to foster a culture amongst students with a view of not only educating them but to also support graduates towards establishing and also maintaining sustainable business ventures. To achieve the purpose of this study, the basic structures and three research objectives, questions and hypotheses were formulated. A well designed questionnaire was prepared, two hundred and sixty copies printed and distributed to respondents. Two hundred and fifty - five (255) copies (of the questionnaire) were returned, representing 98% success, while five (5) copies were destroyed for want of information and poor completion. The two hundred and fifty – five copies were used for analysis. The data were extracted from the questionnaire and arranged in tables to ease percentage analysis. Chi – square statistical tool was used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The result revealed that entrepreneurial education is relevant to students in the institution as it equipped them with skills for post-graduation job creation ability, the students’ low attitude towards the scheme which seems to have negative effect on the utilization rate. The study recommended collaborative efforts of Government to identify other entrepreneurship programmes to address unemployment on graduation.

Keywords:
Knowledge, attitude, utilization, entrepreneurship.

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Ugal, G. A., Adie, A. J., & Osim, J. E. (2021). Knowledge, Attitude and Utilization of Entrepreneurship Programmes by Students in Cross River State College of Health Technology, Calabar, Nigeria. South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics, 10(2), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.9734/sajsse/2021/v10i230257
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