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specialty journal of psychology and management
Volume 2, 2016, Issue 3
Entrepreneurship Education: an Instrument for Sustainable Economic Development in Nigeria
Ogundele, M.O1*, Egunjimi, F.H2
Pages: 53-58


This study was specifically designed to discuss the needs and importance of entrepreneurship education as well as its benefits towards enhancing sustainable economy in Nigeria. The problems facing the country ranging from high rate of poverty, youth and graduate unemployment, overdependence on foreign goods and technology to low economic growth and development. This study, therefore argued that entrepreneurship education will equip individuals with skills to be self-reliant. The objectives and strategies for refocusing entrepreneurship education were also discussed. It was concluded that, entrepreneurship also provides an opportunity to improve quality of life and make contributions to the society. This study recommended effective technical education and youth empowerment, It is also recommended that educational programme at all levels of education should be made relevant to provide the youth the needed entrepreneurial skills. The government should give adequate attention to entrepreneurial development in the country through the provision of good economic environment. If done, it will enhance job creation, employment opportunities and reduce poverty in the society

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specialty journal of psychology and management
Issue 1, Volume 6, 2020