Formal Entrepreneurship Education and Entrepreneurial Intention of Female Students in Nigeria Universities

  • Sherifat Omolola Adesunkanmi, PhD Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Sharon Jamila Oyolola Lagos State, Nigeria
Keywords: Entrepreneurial Intention, Family Support, Structural Support
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This study determined the effect of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurial intention of female students in Nigeria universities. A survey research design was used for the study. The population of the study constituted final year female students across six federal and state universities in the south-western Nigeria. Simple random sampling technique was used to choose respondents among the students. To this end, final year female students across the Universities formed the respondents of the study. The study used Partial Least Square Structural Equation Modelling (PLS-SEM) the technique of data analysis was processed on SmartPls2. Based on the empirical analysis of the study, findings revealed that the relationship between formal entrepreneurship education and the entrepreneurial intention of final year female students in the universities yields positive and significant impact. The study therefore concludes that entrepreneurship education has a positive and significant effect on the entrepreneurial intention of final year female students in the universities.


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30 January, 2023
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Adesunkanmi, S., & Oyolola, S. (2023). Formal Entrepreneurship Education and Entrepreneurial Intention of Female Students in Nigeria Universities. East African Journal of Business and Economics, 6(1), 22-33.