PUBLIC PERCEPTION AND THE ADVANCEMENT OF BUSINESS EDUCATION PROGRAMME IN STATE-OWNED TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN RIVERS STATE
The study focused on public perception and the advancement of business education programmes in State-Owned Tertiary Institutions in Rivers State. The aim of the study was to find the relationship between public perception and the advancement of business education programmes in State-Owned Tertiary Institutions in Rivers State. In conclusion Business education programmes will have no global focus in the era of globalization, if the educational experiences of business education curriculum cannot empower students to meet the impacts and challenges of globalization. Based on the finding of this study, it was recommended amongst others that; business education program should not only be rated as a business teacher training program but should also be seen as a program that prepares its recipients for the world of business and as such should corporate modern business skills in the curriculum that will prepare the recipients to face the modern trends in business.