Students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) School of Business (KSB) have developed a mobile application to facilitate interaction between students and staff. The application has features such as events manager model, resource sharing model, student model, news model, announcement model, as well as a section for feedback. The Application was launched at the 12th Business Week Celebration of the School.
The Celebration was on the theme: “Creating an Enabling Environment to Promote Entrepreneurship”. In launching the KSB Application, Mr. Isaac Afful, Leader of the Application Development Team, explained that the application’s features will enable staff and students reschedule events and to take notice of upcoming events. The application, according to him, will also help students receive and disseminate information among themselves.
Dr. David Asamoah, Vice Dean of the KSB, reminded students of the proliferation of business schools in the country as well as the current high rate of graduate unemployment and called for entrepreneurial partnerships among students.
He therefore challenged students to partner their colleagues in setting up businesses and to offer solutions to challenges and to render services to patrons to earn income. According to Dr. Asamoah, a lot of opportunities abound for young entrepreneurs if they explore.
He also encouraged the female students to believe in themselves to be good entrepreneurs as about two-thirds of successful businesses were started by women from their homes.