EFFECTIVE ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS ACQUISITION AMONG POLYTECHNICS’ STUDENTS IN NORTH-EASTERN NIGERIA
- Employment Generation,
- Skills Development,
- Graduate employment
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The growing numbers of graduate unemployment has triggered paradigm shift toward creating entrepreneurship centers in all polytechnics across Nigeria. It is against this background that this study was designed to examine the influence of entrepreneurship centers on graduate’s skills development and how this influences the level of graduate employment. A sample of 331 respondents was used to collect primary data. The data were collected through the aid of structured questionnaire. The data were analyzed using both Pearson correlation and simple regression analysis. The results revealed strong positive relationship between entrepreneurship skills development and graduate employment generation. The study concluded that entrepreneurship skills development has influence on graduate employment. The study recommended that both government and private sectors should invest in programmes and schemes that focus on the development of entrepreneurship education.