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Greener Journal of  Educational Research Vol. 7(1), pp. 001-014February 2017

 ISSN: 2276-7789  

Research Paper

Manuscript Number: 111416205



Value Creation and Relevance of Business Education to National Socio-Economic Development in Nigeria


Okoye Anthonia Chinyere (Ph.D)


Department of Vocational Education, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam Campus.


In this study, Value Creation in Business Education was examined to ascertain its influence on National Socio-Economic Development in Nigeria. The sources of the data used for this research were primary and secondary data. A total population of 8391 people was eligible to participate in this research work. Five hundred questionnaires were distributed. Questionnaires were administered to the respondents but only three hundred and eighty two were answered, completed and returned. The descriptive method was used to analyze the data generated for the research. This was supported by tables showing questions, responses of Yes or No and their percentages. The hypothesis was tested using general regression analysis, goodness- of-fit, descriptive statistics and correlation statistical analysis. From the findings, the researcher came to a final decision that value creation in business education has a significant and positive effect on the Nigeria socio-economic development. This means that positive value creation in business education programme have positive impact on the national socio-economic development.


Keywords: Value creation, relevance, socio-economic, development, business education, influence, etc

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