Funding Business Education Programme in Nigerian Universities
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JOURNAL OF EDUCATION
Business Education programme in Nigeria is confronted with numerous challenges and criticisms, particularly in the area of funding. This paper looks at the Business Education programme in Southern Nigeria geo-political zones from finding perspectives. The descriptive survey research design was employed. The population for the study was one thousand and seventy-six respondents. Two research questions were raised with one hypothesis. The sample included 933 stakeholders, made up of administrators (n=18), lecturers (n=43J, and students (n=872). They were picked through multi-stage stratified random technique sampling process from senatorial districts and local government areas of the existing three Southern geo-political zones in Nigeria. Data analyses were carried out using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results revealed that most of the participants (86.7%J agreed that Business Education programme; is not wellfunded.; Based on thefindings of the study, the following recommendations were made for ensuring qualitative Business Education programme in Nigeria: Government should increase allocation of resources to education, especially university education which runs programmes that require adequate funding; Business educators at university level should link up with local or regional companies to provide facilities such as computers, scanners and other equipment necessary for their practical work; this will go a long way to support the federal government in financing some programmes within the university system.
Funding, Business Education programme, University, Southern Nigeria Geo-Political Zones.
Ishola N.A (2017) Funding Business Education Programme in Nigerian Universities. Journal of Education 10