This book is a collection of articles on theoretical and practical aspects of entrepreneurship in Nigeria as presented by various experts in the field of entrepreneurship. The articles were written by researchers, consultants and trainers with verse experience in the field of entrepreneurship. Of particular interest are the detailed exposition on the experience of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi in entrepreneurship development; detailed history of entrepreneurship development in Nigeria; thorough exposition on technological, indigenous and gender entrepreneurship; a practical guide on “do it yourself” business plan preparation; issues on access to finance and how to design and implement entrepreneurship development training programme for trainers.
This is one book that entrepreneurs/investors, researchers, consultants and students will find most useful. It combines both the theoretical and practical aspects of entrepreneurship. The investors will particularly find part ii of this book very interesting. It featured 35 investment opportunities most especially on technical enterprises based on the technologies developed at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi. This is a practical demonstration of Business Opportunity Identification as presented under the theoretical framework.
This book will also enrich the growing literature on entrepreneurship in Nigeria. I therefore, warmly recommend it to potential/emerging/aspiring/entrepreneurs, researchers, consultants and students.