INTEGRATING E-COMMERCE IN BUSINESS EDUCATION CURRICULUM FOR GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS

Chinwe Sussan Oguejiofor

Abstract


This studyfocused on integrating ecommerce in business education curriculum for global competitiveness. Two research questions guided the study and two null hypotheses were tested at .05 level of significance. A descriptive survey research design was adopted. The population consisted 221 business educators. A structured questionnaire was used for data collection. The instrument was validated by two experts in business education. The reliability of the instrument was ensured using test re-test technique. Data collected were analyzed using Pearson Product Moment Correlation Co-efficient formula which yield reliability co-efficient of 0.77. Mean and standard deviation were used to analyze the research questions while ANOVA was used to test the null hypothesis. Findings revealed that the ever changing technological age has resulted to the need for change in the curriculum content so that the recipients can compete favourably in the world today. It was recommended amongst which includes that there is urgent need to review the business education curriculum to include the ecommerce needs of business education students. Efforts should also be made to highlight in the curriculum the current skills which are crucial for employment within Nigeria and the global village for business education students to continually be relevant in the ever changing technological world.

Full Text:

PDF

References


Aqua, P.A. (2014).Enriching the business education curriculum for relevance in the global workforce.Global Journal of Human-Social Science, 14(7) 30-35.

Nedum-Ogbede,P.O. (2017). Implementation of entrepreneurship education curriculum content towards unemployment reduction among university graduates in Anambra State. Nigerian Journal of Business, 4(1) 83-91.Obi,B.I. (2017). Fostering the development of 21st century entrepreneurship behavioural competencies among business education students through effective curriculum delivery. Nigeria Journal of Business Education, 4(1)141-152.

Oguejiofor, C.S. & Ezeabasili, A.C.C. (2014).Imperative of vocational education and sustainable development in Nigeria.African Research Review, 8(1),42-52.

Rashad,Y. & Adnis, Z.(2012). Today need of ecommerce management to e-skill. International Journal of E-education-business, E-management and E-learning, 2(1) 52-58.

Nir, K. (2007). Barriers to e-commerce and competitive business models in developing countries: A case study. Obtained from www.elsevier. com/locate/acra. Retrieved August 10, 2019


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright © 2018 -2019.  The Nigerian Journal of Business Education (NIGJBED) All Rights Reserved. ISSN: 2408-4816.

Powered by Myrasoft Systems Ltd. (Phone Number: +234(0)8062926794)