VERITAS UNIVERSITY ABUJA

Entrepreneurial Studies

 

Entrepreneurial Studies

STRUCTURE

The Department of Entrepreneurial Studies is in College of Management Sciences of Veritas University, Abuja (The Catholic University of Nigeria). From its inception, the Entrepreneurial Studies offers:

  • B.Sc. Entrepreneurship
  • Certification Programmes

 

  • B.SC. ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 

ACADEMIC CURRICULUM
The academic curricula of the Department is based on the Benchmark and Minimum Academic Standards (BMAS) as stipulated by the National Universities Commission (NUC) and the examination syllabi of the relevant professional bodies, and Institute of Entrepreneurs to which many of the undergraduate students may aspire to belong.

VISION OF THE DEPARTMENT

To promote academic excellence in Entrepreneurship Skill Development programme through committed teaching and practical research to enable the graduates become independent, self reliance, creative, innovative, risk appreciations as well as become productive and useful to the society.

MISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT

To make its Entrepreneurial Studies programme responsive to the needs of the graduates, the government, industry, and the society thereby supporting not only the socioeconomic but also moral development of the country and scientific research to advance knowledge in the disciplines it offers.

The department’s mission includes; to produce a world-class hybrid entrepreneurs using our unique Industry Specialist Professionals (ISP) formula.  

PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES

PHILOSOPHY

The philosophy of the B.Sc. in Entrepreneurial Studies programme is to develop breed of achievers, innovators and entrepreneurs who will provide the leadership in the development of the Nigerian economy and shoulder the responsibility of transforming the mindset of Nigerian youths through teaching, training and consultancy for the development of a national culture of enterprise and productivity.
OBJECTIVES
The major objectives of the degree programme in entrepreneurship are as follows:

  • To develop a group of competent professionals in the field of entrepreneurship who will be responsible for transforming the mindset of Nigerian youths towards enterprise and innovation.
  • To increase the achievement motivation in our youths through the psychological empowerment obtainable from entrepreneurship training.
  • To equip Nigerian youths with skills and competencies in venture opportunity identification, feasibility assessment, business plan development, venture creation and new venture management.
  • To instill in our youths the capacity for independent thought, economic freedom and creativity.
  • To imbibe in younger generations a greater magnitude of the urge to achieve, excel and compete, through honest and meaningful ventures that add value to national and societal well-being.

EDUCATIONAL GOALS
Primarily, the Department of Entrepreneurship is committed to delight employers by producing employable graduates who are “Industry Specialist Professionals” (ISPs). 

The department’s goals also include:

  • To promote Entrepreneurship across nations and attain international Reputation.
  • To be a socially responsible, ethical and accountable department in Veritas University.
  • To enhance professional training and lifelong learning and
  • To strengthen community interactions and service within Bwari metropolis and her surrounding communities.
  • CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

The Department of Entrepreneurial Studies, through its Entrepreneurship Development Center (EDC), offers various Certificate programs in various fields of interests such as following:

  • Automotive Technology (Auto Mechanics, Vulcanizing, body works and painting)
  • Beads and Wirework Craft
  • Block (Cement) Moldings
  • Chemical Technology
  • Computer Repair Technology,
  • Culinary Arts (Bakery & Pastries)
  • Facial  Arts,
  • Fishery Farming
  • Interior Decoration
  •  Poultry Farming
  •  Renewable Energy
  •  Theater (Visual) Arts
  •  Water Treatment and Packing

DEPARTMENT HANDBOOK
Please refer to the Department Handbook for full detail of Courses required to complete the Bachelor of Sciences (BSc) Entrepreneurship academic programs as well as the detail information on the Certificate Programmes in Entrepreneurship.

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
Any interested persons for the BSc Entrepreneurship or any of our Prestigious Certificate programmes is advised to click on the Admission menu and follow the admission processes.

For any questions you may have, please feel free to contact:
Dr. Chika Ebenezer Duru, PhD
HOD, Entrepreneurial Studies
duruc[at]veritas.edu.ng or drcduru[at]aol.com
Tel: 0803-897-1084