ACCOUNTING SKILLS REQUIRED BY BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS IN STARTING UP SMALL SCALE BUSINESS IN OYO STATE
Hassan Tolani Agboola & Gbadegesin Afeez Akinade
This study focused on accounting skills require by Business education students in startup small scale business in Oyo State necessitated by needs to equip Business Education students with accounting skills for the successful of business operation for entrepreneurship. Two research questions were raised to guide the study, and three null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. Descriptive survey research was adopted. The entire population of 2000 was used for the study. 10 items research questions were used for the study. t-test were used to test hypotheses. Finding indicates that business education students need accounting skills in startup business. It was recommended that business educators should be more creative and innovative in their instruction to their students with relevant on record keeping, ledger account, simple final account, that will help them succeed for self-employment, curriculum designers should include more accounting courses on entrepreneurial success and provision of adequate facilities by government for practical entrepreneur.