The impact of Small Scale and Medium Enterprises on employment creation Case Study: Ndeeba Trading Centre in Rubaga Division.

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Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management Sciences .
The study was about the impact of small scale and medium enterprises on employment creation in Ndeeba trading centre. The objectives of the study were to establish the relationship between small scale enterprises and employment creation in Ndeeba trading centre, to examine ways through which small scale enterprises are solving unemployment in the area and to assess the factors for establishment of small and scale enterprises in Ndeeba trading centre. A descriptive design and exploratory design were used depending on the characteristics of the study. A sample of 30 respondents was used, data was collected using questionnaire directed to the owners of small scale enterprises in the area. Data was analyzed using frequencies where percentages were derived for easy interpretation, and statistical package for scientific research was used to investigate the relationship between small scale enterprises and employment creation. Findings on employment creation by small scale and medium enterprises, the study found out micro enterprise to reasonable extent fair in creating employment to Ugandans. This was indicated by a strong positive relationship between two variables as indicated by pearson correlation coefficient of determination. Recommendations on the level at which small scale enterprises are perfonning were, to implement the MSMES policy, relevant education and training, subsidizes the cost of power and to ensure that misappropriations are eliminated.
A research report submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Award of a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration of Kampala International University.
Small Scale and Medium Enterprises, Employment Creation, Impact, Rubaga Division