Financial and Accounting Entrepreneurial Competences Needed by Vocational Technical Teacher Education Students in North Eastern Nigeria

Ubale M. Cyril


Nascent and potential entrepreneurs need some pecuniary advantages that are acquired through knowledge and practice. The knowledge of financial accounting is vital in start-up and transacting businesses. The purpose of this study was to determine the financial entrepreneurial competences needed by vocational technical teachers’ education students. A research question and one null hypothesis were formulated to guide the study. A draft of the instrument was subjected to content validation by two experts from the department of vocational Education, Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola. A pilot test was conducted and the data obtained thereafter was run on split half reliability method. The reliability coefficient of the full test was 0.90. The population of the study was 294. The statistical tools used in the study were mean, standard deviation and student t-test of difference between means. Fifteen financial entrepreneurial competences were found to be desirable for vocational technical teacher education (VTTE) students. It was recommended that these financial and accounting entrepreneurial competences should be infused into VTTE curriculum.

Keywords: Financial and accounting, Entrepreneurial competences and Intrapreneurs.

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