Faculty of Entrepreneurship
The Faculty of Entrepreneurship offers a custom-built programme. The programmeis an all semester programmeand compulsory for all students of the University irrespective of the student’s chosen field of study. It involves both theory and practical.
The Vision of the Centre
The Vision of the Centre is to empower University graduates entrepreneurially in a bid to make them productive and contribute significantly toward national socio-economic and human development; to “enable job creators not of job seekers”.
The Mission of the Centre
To develop an entrepreneurial spirit, skills and knowledge in the students of the University and others in the external context so as to empower them to become wealth creators. To empower the entire community in a bid to alleviate poverty in its entire ramification.
The Objectives of the Centre
The establishment of the Faculty is in line with the objectives of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Vision 20: 20 20 of the Federal Government of Nigeria. The specific objectives include the following:
Creating and promoting entrepreneurial awareness and opportunities;
Imparting entrepreneurial skills in the students, staff, and members of the external context in contact;
Enhancing the capacity of potential and practicing entrepreneurs who desire to learn practical skills that will make them self–employed and self-dependent;
Contributing to depleting unemployment market in Nigeria;
Stimulating the development and growth of entrepreneurship in Nigeria;
Provision of market linkages;
Mentoring of SMEs;
Offering supportive programmes to SME operators.
Activities of the Centre
The main activities of the Faculty are:
Coordinating and teaching the theoretical perspectives on entrepreneurship
Coordination of practical demonstrations in selected Entrepreneurial fields
Community impact and capacity building initiatives.