An Analytical Analysis of Entrepreneurial Skills in Some Selected Small Scale Businesses in the Southern Region of Nigeria
Anifowose Oladotun Larry*
Department of Entrepreneurship Management of Technology, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria
- *Corresponding Author:
- Anifowose Oladotun Larry
Department of Entrepreneurship Management of Technology
Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: July 14, 2015; Accepted Date: August 20, 2015; Published Date: August 30, 2015
Citation: Larry AO (2015) An Analytical Analysis of Entrepreneurial Skills in Some Selected Small Scale Businesses in the Southern Region of Nigeria. J Entrepren Organiz Manag 4:147. doi:10.4172/2169-026X.1000147
Copyright: © 2015 Larry AO. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The objective of this paper is to investigate entrepreneurship skill development through the apprenticeship scheme in some selected small scale business in the Southern region of Nigeria. The paper describes entrepreneurship skills development and also analysis the apprenticeship scheme in Southern region of Nigeria. In order to achieve the objectives, a well-structured sampling technique was employed. A total of number of 112 questionnaires were administrated to the selected small scale business owners in the southern region states which were all properly completed and analyzed using simple percentage. The results obtained revealed that there is low level of education among the majority of the selected small scale businesses in the Southern region of Nigeria. And majority acquired their skills through the apprenticeship. The sources of apprenticeship recruitment are mainly friends and associates. The paper therefore recommends that attention there is need for regular seminars, conferences and workshops for the owners of the small scale business among the Igbo community in order for the region to experience rapid and sustainable economic transformation desired.