The Impact of the Human Capacity Building on Small and Medium Enterprises in Lagos, Nigeria
Dr. Olufemi Aladejebi

The major aim of this article is to examine the impact of the Human Capacity Building on Small and medium enterprises in Lagos, Nigeria. The study design was quantitative. Data was gathered from 139 respondents selected from entrepreneurs small and medium enterprises in Lagos. SPSS was used to analyze the data gathered. Findings from the study reveal that regulatory constraints, accessibility to credit and low marketing skills are the top three barriers to the SMEs owners business. Financial management, marketing and inadequate and inefficient management of employees are the major managerial problems. The SME owners adopt various training approaches like formal and informal training, on-the-job training and job-specific training. The conclusion of the study includes the need for the government to organize more training for SMEs at affordable prices; establishment of skills acquisition centres.

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