Appraisal of Information and Communication Technology Courses in Business Education Programme of Universities in South East Nigeria

Ile, Chika Madu, Ementa, Christiana Ngozi


The trend of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) usage in the business world necessitates that business education students be fortified with ICT skills as to be relevant and highly valued in the job market. The purpose of the study was to examine the four-year standard academic degree programme in business education department of five universities in South East, Nigeria. It x-rayed the semester courses in the programme which revealed word processing and spreadsheet processing as the only ICT skill course in the programmes. It was recommended among others that business education curriculum of universities be revisited and upgraded to incorporate more ICT skill courses that will provide students with requisite ICT skills for employability and self-reliance.

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