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Entrepreneurial Skills As A Tool For Economic Growth In Modern Day Nigeria

1Nwosu, Ndubuisi Levi, 2Onwumelu, Odinakachi Philip, 3Dialoke, Ikechukwu PhD: 1&22 Department of Business Administration Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike,

3Department of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. email:


The main thrust of this study was to investigate the entrepreneurial skill as a tool for economic growth in modern day Nigeria. The study adopted descriptive survey. The sample size was 200 entrepreneurs in Aba metropolis who were selected through the use of convenience sampling method. Hypotheses testing were done using simple regression. The results reveal that financial skills of the entrepreneurs have positive effects on their accumulation of capital for their enterprise. The study recommended that the entrepreneurs should improve on the technical skills since it is very vital in the technological progress of their enterprises.

Key words: Entrepreneurial skills, technical skill, managerial skills, financial skills, economic growth.

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