GLOBALIZATION OF BUSINESS EDUCATION CURRICULUM EXPERIENCES FOR ENHANCED STUDENTS' EMPLOYABILITY STATUS IN NIGERIA

Pius A. Ogudo, Josephine Crossdale-Ovwido

Abstract


Globalization, as a product or process has challenged all dimensions of human life and specifically the educational system and its core curriculum. The growing challenges of globalization, internationalization and labour market are pushing universities to rethink their curriculum learning process in developing economies. Hence the study seeks ways to strengthen the business education curriculum learning experiences in order to improve creativity and innovative capacities of students in knowledge based economy. In conclusion,. Globalization is a key driver of change in business education and its resultant impacts has redefined the employability context of its curriculum. Business education must not be unfit in theface of globalized economy rather the skills, values, and competencies embedded in business education should adequately include workplace enhancement skills to meet new labour market expectations. The paper therefore suggested among others that the current business education curriculum should be reassessed, reevaluate and redesigned to enhance students employability status in Nigeria, modern gadgets and facilities that equate globalization should be provided for effective teaching and learning of business education.

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