Impact of entrepreneurship training on goal setting competency of an entrepreneur
Fekadu Yehuwalashet Maru, N Sambasiva Rao
This study aims was to assess the impact of entrepreneurship training on goal setting competency of an entrepreneur by taking entrepreneurship Development Center, Ethiopia as a case study. Data were collected from 303 sample trainees from Jigjiga and Dire Dawa cities selected in simple random sampling method. Data analysis was supported by SPSS Version 20.0 and MS-Excel programs. Descriptive, correlation and simple linear regression analysis were employed to analyze the data obtained. The study revealed that there is, substantial positive correlation (r = 0.631), statistically significant relationship between entrepreneurship training and goal setting competency. Therefore, participation in entrepreneurship training programs has a critical role in developing skill of individuals to set their goals and stick to it. Based on the findings the study, it is recommended to the center to strength its training delivery system for effective outreach to the community especially to rural areas of the country.