Entrepreneurship centre

Entrepreneurship Centre

The EKSU Entrepreneurship Centre is established primarily to provide Entrepreneurship training, education and research in the University.  It designed to run entrepreneurship programme as all-semester courses and compulsory for all students of the  University irrespective of the chosen field of  Study.  All students are expected to participate in both theoretical and practical aspects of the programme.

The operations of the programme are housed in the Entrepreneurship Centre  (EKSU-ESC).

Objectives of the Centre

The establishment of the  Entrepreneurship Centre is in line with the directive of the  Federal  Government that entrepreneurship education is inculcated in the curriculum of all  Nigeria  Universities for all students irrespective of their courses of study.  This will also help to actualize the philosophy,  vision and goal of  Ekiti  State    University.

The specific objectives of the EKSU-ESC are to:

1.   Providing opportunities for entrepreneurial education in the University.

2.   Imparting entrepreneurial skills in students, staff, and members of the external Community.

3.   Creating and promoting entrepreneurial awareness and opportunities within and outside the University environment

4.   Enhancing  the  capacity  potential  and  practicing  entrepreneurs  who  desire  to  learn practical  entrepreneurial  skills;

5.    Providing supportive programmes to  SME  operators in the community as well as mentoring their activities.

6.  Making employers of labour in EKSU  graduates,  thereby reducing the level of unemployment in the country.

7.   Contributing  to  and  enhancing  the  development  and  growth  of  entrepreneurship in  the  country


The EKSU-ESC Vision is to empower student with entrepreneurial ability  and  capacity  in  a  bid  to  make  them  productive  and  contribute  significantly toward sustainable  national  socio-economic  and  human  development.


The  mission  is  to  inculcate  entrepreneurial  spirit,  skills  and  knowledge  in the University graduates and interested participants with a view to empowering them to become wealth-creators and  self-sustained.