National Universities Commission(NUC) have taken steps to eradicate unemployment in Nigeria.
Report has it that, NUC has approves the integration of comprehensive end-to-end Entrepreneurship curriculum into the Nigerian university academic curricula.
Universities graduates coming out from 2015 will have acquired vital entrepreneurship skills regardless of discipline, which will make our graduates become job creators rather than job seekers, as we currently have.
Everyone will be expected to undergo relevant general and specific programs in entrepreneurship which will help them in setting up profitable business ventures along their professional line or on a new different idea entirely, after graduation. Undergraduates will acquire, in addition to their university academic qualification, skills like: Developing new ventures or Start-Ups, Innovation and creativity, Business planning, Franchising, Partnership Funding, Product development, Branding & Advertising.
Others are; purchasing materials, marketing, developing business plans and hiring strategies, Business management, Business law, Human Resource Management, Financial management, Operations management, e-commerce, Travel, Tourism and Hospitality, Information Management System, economic prediction, evaluation of new ventures and Entrpreneurial marketing.
Students will be encourage to construct, design, develop and operate their own businesses.
Hands-on work through on-campus training, off-campus internships, employment opportunities and classroom simulations of the business environment will be key elements in the new entrepreneurship programs.
ABE is an examination and membership body. ABE’s core objective is to provide affordable, high-quality business qualifications worldwide. ABE is recognised as an Awarding Body by the UK.
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