Here in this article, we are going to discuss in detail the Place Of Business Education In Nigerian Society. We hope you find this piece interesting.
The place of business education in the Nigerian society context are quite enormous. You see, business activity usually affects the daily lives of almost all people, while they are working, and spending, and saving, and investing, and travelling, even while playing.
Business also inﬂuences jobs, and incomes, as well as, opportunities for personal enterprise and development. Business indeed do has a signiﬁcant effect on the standard of living of a people and their quality of lives.
Besides that, business also has a significant effect even on the environment in which persons lived and belonged.
It is true that at some point in lives, every student will come to encounter the real world of business.
They, however, need to be prepared so as to engage in different business activities with competence and confidence. They will attain this competency only by understanding how business does function and also the role that business plays in Nigerian society.
All these are earned through business education. Business students are to familiarise themselves with all the knowledge and the skills that they required in the business arena and the impact, which these skills will have on their lives as well as in the life of the society will be enormous.
Studying business education does not impact the life of the individual, who study it, it goes as far as also impacting the lives of the communities, and the life of the organizations, it also involves the assessment of the needs and problems of the society, as well as proffering solutions to such societal problems.
Business education actually helps to build a strong foundation for those persons who really wish to move on to further their studies and training in specialised business areas for example:
- in management, or
- international business, or
- marketing, or
- accounting, or
- information and communication technology, or
It is business education that provides practical skills for persons who want to move directly into the workplace or move to business.
Business education also help in providing people with a new and practical context of business for most of the courses they may have studied, especially like:
- science and
- technology, and
- language, and
- social studies
Business education has helped students to recognise the very relevance of business courses as they applied in the real business world.
Take, for example, business education helps people while in need, and in challenges, and in problems; as well as in creating products and in rendering services that help in the improvement of the quality of life of the society.
One can imagine how business education can actually demonstrate how a variety of fields of study can be combined together in such a productive activity.
It provides an increased awareness as well as, an increased understanding of mutual dependence via business system, that is why, you see people becoming increasingly dependent on each other.
Nevertheless, just as the Nigerian business environment is dynamic and as it is ever-changing, just like what is happening in other nations of the world, it can be said that business education are an important instrument to developing skills that will cope with the societal change.
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A Brief Place Of Business Education:
1. Improves The Lives Of Citizen
Societal development refers to the ability of a community to improving the lives of its own citizens, that is, developing the lives of its citizens, in terms of human capital and economy, including social improvement, and democracy building, among other things.
2. Exploitation And Utilization Of The Citizens’ Material Resources
Another place of business education in the society is in the area of exploiting and also utilization human wellbeing and their material resources for the purpose of improving the lots of the society, it brings about the improvement of their social welfare in that particular society.
3. It Saves As A Cornerstone To Society Development
Business education also serves as one of the cornerstones to any form of societal development, because it lies almost at the heart of all the societies.
It is a major and a necessary element in the wide development of the capacity of the people in a way that will help them address the surrounding difficulties in the society, as well as, solve such problems and difficulties.
4. Empowers Citizens To Real Life
Business education, for the most part, consolidates and also holds upon basic education for the purpose of empowering the citizens to really live, and function just like productive members of the society, by earning a lving, and contributing outstandingly to the societal development and progress.
5. It builds On Knowledge And Skills And Values And Attitude
Business education consistentently builds on the knowledge, and skills, and values, as well as, attitude, which are learnt in order to bring about development in the society.
Education in this context does not only about schooling although, schooling is quite essential in this aspect, but it is a much broader concept, where one learn through formal learning and informal learning methods and also traditional as well as, non-traditional teaching processes, including self-learning.
6. It Makes Citizens To Think And To Behave Well In The Society
Business education encompasses variousl disciplines, that is why it has helped in enabling people to think, and to speak and to behave in such a way that support society growth. It also helped in enhancing society’s efficiency and effectiveness.
7. Assists In Contributing Meaningfully Towards Society Growth
Business education offer the citizens the functional education that has helped in enhancing performance. It also assists in contributing meaningfully to the socioeconomic development of the society.
That is why, someone who has not developed so highly in business skills earned through many years of experience may not really be able to contribute exceptionally towards a national object of poverty alleviation via employment creation as the case may be.
Having said that, the place of business education in the Nigerian society context are quite enormous, that is why, business activity usually affects the daily lives of almost all citizens, even while they are working, and spending, and saving, and investing, and travelling, and even while playing.
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