THE NEED FOR TECHNOPRENEUR EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

December 19th, 2015   •   no comments   
THE NEED FOR TECHNOPRENEUR EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

Everywhere in the world today regardless of race or tribe now tend to be united by a common sphere and that sphere is Technology, Technology has re-position the way we all see and approach things and as such made the world a small global village. As at the time of filling in this report technology has been recorded as a key to any Nations that most get to its utopia in diplomatic and international relations.

Bosun Yusuf, Thermal Subsystem Enginer, Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, (SSTL), and Know How Technology Transfer, KHTT, infront of SSTL designed spacecraft ‘Nigeria Sat-2’ and ‘NX’ as they are readied for testing in the Space Test Chamber at STFC's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, RAL, Space Science & Technology Department, SSTD, on 10th July 2009. Both satellites are for the National Space Research and Development Agency (the government of Federal Republic of Nigeria) and are due to be launched early next year as part of the Disaster Monitoring Constellation (DMC), set up for the Algerian, Nigerian, Turkish, British and Chinese governments to provide emergency images in the event of a disaster.

Bosun Yusuf, Thermal Subsystem Enginer, Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, (SSTL), and Know How Technology Transfer, KHTT, infront of SSTL designed spacecraft ‘Nigeria Sat-2’ and ‘NX’ as they are readied for testing in the Space Test Chamber at STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, RAL, Space Science & Technology Department, SSTD, on 10th July 2009. Both satellites are for the National Space Research and Development Agency (the government of Federal Republic of Nigeria) and are due to be launched early next year as part of the Disaster Monitoring Constellation (DMC), set up for the Algerian, Nigerian, Turkish, British and Chinese governments to provide emergency images in the event of a disaster.

The imperativeness of technology has forced a new brand of business to evolve with specialize skills and new competence. This business we know some of you are familiar with but its specialists and how they make money we sometimes overlook or relegate to the back door of knowledge.

Our concern is not on the formal but rather on the later. Today we are looking at Technopreneurs. Technopreneuring is intended for people whose interest is centered on technological based business innovation leading a career of technological base entrepreneurship. Most successful and riches people around our globe today build their career base on technological base entrepreneurship. This education requires students to identify and develop their own technology based business innovation.

The founders of Google Larry Page and Sergey Brin concept/innovation is that they develops a webpage or web information search engine optimizing system enabling people to quickly access web information as a link to a particular webpage through a simple page called Google.

This innovation started as a project while they were PHD students at Stanford Bridge University where they studied computer science. Larry page and Sergey Brin in cooperated Google as a private held company on 4 September 1998, and an initial public offer followed on 19 August 2004.

Today Google has become one of the leading companies in the world, with headquarter located at Mountain View, California – better known as Google plex. Achievement Revenue US$ 66.001 billion (2014) Operating income US$ 16.496 billion (2014) Net income US$ 14.444 billion (2014) Total assets US$ 131.133 billion (2014) Total equity US$ 104.5 billion (2014) Number of employee 57, 148 (Q2 2015) Larry Page Net worth US$ 34.4 billion (2015) and Sergey Brin Net worth US$33.7 billion (2015).

We are therefore, using this platform to call for a paradigm shift of young Nigerians to take advantage of this new found field and also the government are, advise to come to the aid of it people in terms of providing a technological base educational ground for it citizen with a standard as other IT leading countries like American, China, Russia, India etc, so that the people can exercise and explore their full potentials technologically and come out with an innovation that will outgrow Microsoft, Facebook and Google success as building a career on either Technopreneur or Webopreneur. Read article on webo-preneur.

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