BUSINESS EDUCATION: A BASIC TOOL FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA
Adeleke, Aminat Folakemi
This paper examined the role of business education in national development. Business Education programme is rightly perceived as the vehicle for effective human and national development. It equips students with the desirable skills needed to perform specified office business function and provide students with technical knowledge and expertise needed for use in business. There is no gain saying that Business education plays indispensable roles in the social and economic development of any nation because it serves as a link to any meaningful development. On the other hand, development is seen as a purposeful change in a society that contributes to social and economic well being and advancement of its people without creating any disharmony. Through literature, the paper established a significant relationship between Business education and development. It is in line with this that the role of business education, as a vocational discipline was discussed. Some factors that impede maximum contribution of business education to national development were highlighted.