The Efficacy of counseling in Eradicating The Problems of Entrepreneurship Education

The Efficacy of counseling in Eradicating The Problems of Entrepreneurship Education

Kowo Solomon Akpoviroroa1 and Akinbola Olufemi Amosb2

1Department of Business and Entrepreneurship,Kwara State University, Malete, Nigeria
2Department of Business Administration Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Nigeria.


This paper examines the effect counseling in eradicating the problems of entrepreneurship education. The study actually tried to find the extent at which counselling has enhanced entrepreneurship education significantly and how Cognitive Behavior Modification Strategies (CBMS) can be used to instill awareness of entrepreneurship education. The study made use two hypotheses. Survey research design was adopted for the study. The sample for the study comprised 62 staff of Center for Entrepreneurship Studies Ogun State University Nigeria. Data obtained from the questionnaire was analyzed using Chi-square technique. The research indicates that there is a positive and significant relationship between Counseling and Entrepreneurship Education. Also, the result shows that Cognitive Behavior Modification Strategies of counseling (CBMS) can be used to instill awareness of Entrepreneurship Education. Based on the results of the study, the study recommended that Counselors should use practical tools rather than theories, make use of available resources in their localities and encourage students to be involved in the local trades in their communities; these will help to enhance students’ skills and knowledge of entrepreneurship education needed and also Workshops, seminars and refresher courses should be organized for practicing counselors from time to time on career counseling skills improvement for the challenges of entrepreneurship education.

Keywords: entrepreneurship education, counselling, Career Convention, CBMS

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Kowo Solomon Akpoviroroa and Akinbola Olufemi Amosb.The Efficacy of counseling in Eradicating The Problems of Entrepreneurship Education. Global journal of Economics and Business Administration, 2018, 3: 13.


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