Assessment of Capacity Building Programmes on Employee Performance in University of Ilorin in Kwara State


    This study examined the assessment of capacity building programmes on employee performance in University of Ilorin in Kwara State. The study investigated the relationship between workshop training, academic sponsorship and ICT training on employee performance. Survey research design was adopted. The study was carried out in Kwara State. The study collected data from both primary and secondary sources. The population of the study comprised 143 academic staff of University of Ilorin in Kwara State. Rao soft online calculator using 95% confidence level and 5% level of significance was employed to determine the sample size of 105. The study used questionnaire as the tool for obtaining necessary data for the research. Data analysis was facilitated using the statistical package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). Simple percentage was used in answering their search questions, while chi-square statistics was used in testing the hypotheses. From the analysis it was discovered that workshop training affect employees' performance, academic sponsorship affects employees' performance and Information and Communication Technology affect employees' performance in University of Ilorin in Kwara State. The study concludes that concluded that effective training of academic staff will significantly improve their performance, in the same vein, it will enhance their productivity in terms of meeting up with the required goals of the institution.  The study recommended among others that government should implement a policy that will encourage ongoing staff training and development in order to better realize employee potential because quality workshop training, academic sponsorship, and ICT training ensure that identified employee skill gaps are properly captured. Government should establish and provide adequate funding for a committee that will oversee the policy's implementation, monitoring, and evaluation and that government should allocate sufficient funds and introduce new technology to replace the outdated one.

    Keywords: Capacity building, Workshop, Academic Sponsorship, ICT and employee performance  

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    author/Umar, A. Yaru, Isah Abdulrouf & Sani Kasimu 

    journal/FUJPAM Vol. 2, No. 1