COST ACCOUNTING AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IN RIVERS STATE
Keywords:Cost Accounting, Employment Opportunity, Youth Empowerment, Curriculum
The study determined how cost accounting education curriculum can be beneficial to the youths on employment opportunity in Rivers State. There is a high extent influence of accounting education curriculum on youth empowerment in Rivers State, it influences employment opportunities of business education youths, because it fills the students with the knowledge to adapt to job. Cost accounting education curriculum specifically influences entrepreneurial set ups, business start ups and employment opportunities of business education youths. Accounting education curriculum is a useful tool for employment opportunities of business education youths, therefore, the government through the Nigerian University commission should establish a viable curriculum that will promote youths of business education through job creation.In summary, it was found out that influence of cost accounting curriculum on employment opportunities, entrepreneurial set-ups and business start-ups of business education youths was at a high extent. Finally,it was also found out, that government policies affect quality education delivery especially in the area of the release of fund for proper planning of the accounting education curriculum in respect of the employment of business education youths.