Infopreneurship as a career option among African University Students
Keywords:Infopreneurship, career option, ICTs, University Students, Africa
Purpose– This study gives a review of infopreneurship in terms of motivations, curricula, teaching and learning environment in African universities.
Design/methodology/approach– The benefits of using the internet in business communications cannot be overlooked as it has opened up wide prospects not only for large businesses but more essentially for micro-enterprises. This opens entrepreneurial avenues especially among the youths through collecting and selling information to the needy. A critical review of research papers and articles was done using a five-step approach.
Findings– Evidence showed that challenges associated with the curricula, teaching methods, motivation to students, integration of infopreneurship courses with practical business, creativity and entrepreneurial aspects, are among the key findings of this study.
Originality/value–The study represents original research, it is an attempt to evaluate quality of curricular, teaching and learning environment and motivation to infopreneurship as a career option among university graduates in Africa.