Entrepreneurial Training Needs: An Imperative for Business Performance among Women Entrepreneurs in South-Eastern Nigeria (Published)
This study assesses the impact of entrepreneurial training needs among women entrepreneurs in Southeast Nigeria. The study employed exploratory research design and primary data was collected using copies of structured questionnaire from 360 sample respondents. The data collected was analysed using spearman’s rank correlation and multiple regression analysis. The research findings revealed that bookkeeping training needs and Credit recovery training needs emerged as a significant factor in enhancing the performance of women entrepreneurs. On the other hand, access to finance training needs had a highly significant negative impact on the performance of women entrepreneurs. Based on the findings, the study recommends that Government agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and other relevant stakeholders should collaborate to provide comprehensive and accessible bookkeeping, access to finance and credit recovery training to women entrepreneurs. This will enable them to develop effective financial management skills, make informed decisions, and improve overall business performance.