Patricia Oluchi Nedum-Ogbede


The paper addresses New Technologies in Business Education: Challenges and the way forward. Business Education which is an integral component of Vocational Education in Nigeria’s education system is a component of Vocational Technical Education (VTE) programme that prepares an individual for career in business and also to be an intelligent consumer of economic goods and
services. This paper highlighted the objectives of business education, new technologies in business education and the challenges of implementing the new technologies in business education. The paper concluded that today’s business educators should have the skills and competencies in interacting with the vast world of knowledge and specifically, the skills and know-how in handling and working with these new technologies. It equally added that students of business education should be trained to meet the market demands of the various occupations. The author went further to proffer some recommendations that would help in the full implementation of the new technologies in Business
Education in order to achieve the objectives of the programme.

Key words: Technology, Vocational Technical Education, Business Education, Challenges

Full Text:



Agomuo, E.E, (2005). Modern office technology: Issues, procedures and practice. Nsukka: University of Nigeria Press.

Amesi, J. & Akpomi, M.E. (2013). Application of new technologies and mentoring strategies in business education in River State. International Journal of Accounting Research.1(5), 2013.

Drucker, P.F. (2010). Management challenges of the 21st century. New York: Harper Business.

E-How, (2012).Types of technology used in the classroom, (On-line) Available: (September 19, 2012)

Ezenwafor, J.I. (2012). Adequacy of exposure to Information and communication technology by graduating business education students of tertiary institutions in Anambra state. Business Education Journal: Association of Business Educators of Nigeria. VIII (2), 45-60

Jude, D. A. & Anita, O. A. (2014).Impact of new technologies on tertiary business education curricula. Educational Research International. 3(1), February, 2014.

Hagg, S., Cummings, M. & McCubbrey, D. J. (2002). Management information systems for the information age (3rd Ed.). Boston: McGraw

Ibe, E. C. & Nwosu, C. D. (2014).Business education and the challenges of time. Nigerian Journal of Business Education. 281-286

Njoku, C. U. & Nwosu, A. N (2014). Producing a global worker through business education: A case of adoption and adaptation of programme curriculum. Nigerian Journal for Business Education. 1(3), 322-332.

Nwoju, J. E. (2012). Educational technology; Basic concept: Unpublished

Nwosu, A.N. (2010). Actualization of youth empowerment through effective training in office technology and management, Owerri. A paper presented at the 2nd Annual Conference Journal of School of Business and Management Technology. Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri.

Oliver, Y. B (2011). The impact of cooperative education (SIWES) on the performance of business students in practical vocational business courses. Multidisciplinary Journal of Academic Excellence, 17(2), 78-85

Teich, A. H. (2008). Technology and the future. Wadsworth Publishing, ISBN 0495570524

Ugwoke, E. O. (2011). Effective utilization of ICT for repositioning business education

programme in tertiary institutions in Nigeria for national development.

International Journal of Education Research, 11(1), 20-214.

Utoware, J.D.A. & Kren-Ikidi, P. C. (2013).New technologies in business education for instruction and practice: Imperatives for quality assurance. American International Journal of Contemporary Research. 3(9): September, 2013.

William, U. (2012). A Model for evaluation of business education programmes. Developing Countries Studies, ISSN 2224-607X (Paper) ISSN 2225-0565 (Online)


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright © 2018 -2022. The Nigerian Journal of Business Education (NIGJBED) All Rights Reserved. 
ISSN: 2408-4816 (PRINT) | 
ISSN: 2756-5912 (ONLINE)

Powered by Myrasoft Systems Ltd.(