Program Code: 901451

The Entrepreneurship Certificate is a series of credit courses targeted to educate learners about the opportunities and essence of entrepreneurship and how to start, run, and manage profitable businesses. All credits from this certificate may be applied toward the Business Management-Entrepreneurship Emphasis associate degree.


Certificate Completers will be able to

• Assess readiness to begin the entrepreneurial adventure.
• Emphasize the importance of good financial record-keeping systems, reports, and records.
• Develop a marketing plan including components for product/service, price, place, and promotion.
• Strategically service customers.
• Prepare and present a business plan.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

• 101023, Business Management-Entrepreneurship Emphasis

Catalog No. Description
10-145-185 ORGANIZING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS ...the components of small business ownership; examining a variety of small business startup and operation scenarios. Assesses your own readiness to begin the entrepreneurial adventure.
10-145-186 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT-SMALL BUSINESS ...the importance of good recordkeeping systems, reports, and the records necessary for a small business. Financial analysis techniques are explored through hands-on Income statements and cash flow projections for small businesses.
10-145-187 MARKETING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS ...implement and evaluate a marketing plan for their small business. Students will develop a marketing plan for a selected small business. Components of the plan include market research, customer focus, quality, pricing, and advertising.
10-145-188 ENTREPRENEURIAL SERVICE MANAGEMENT ...the elements of your successful business with a strategic plan that focuses on servicing your customer with a winning attitude, performance, teamwork, and competition.
10-145-189 WRITING A BUSINESS PLAN-SMALL BUSINESS a necessary component to beginning a small business, from addressing facets of the business plan, observing various types of plans, to realizing readiness to begin. Plan preparation/presentation are required.
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