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Strategies for Fostering Creativity Among Business Education Graduates in Nigeria

BO Nwosu, KE Ojo

Abstract


This study was designed to find out the strategies for fostering creativity among business education graduates in Nigeria. The instrument that was used to collect the data for this study was a questionnaire. The study sample comprised all the 71 Business Education lecturers in the universities and colleges of Education in Edo and Delta states in the South-South geo-political zone of Nigeria. Mean, standard deviation and t-test were the statistical tools used for the analysis of data. The findings of the study reveal that the respondents agreed that the 20 creativity skill-items are needed by business education graduates. Furthermore, the study also show a no significant difference between the mean rating of opinion of male and female business educators on the strategies for fostering creativity among business education graduates in Nigeria. Finally, some recommendations that are likely to enable both the pre-service and in-service business education graduates acquire relevant creativity skills designed to make them useful to themselves and the society at large have been proffered.

Keywords: Strategies, Creativity, Business Education Programme, Graduate Employment.




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