1 Based on 6 credits per semester as a part-time student
2 Based on 12 college credits required for certificate
3 Depends on several factors, such as industry, size of company, etc.
The Quickest Path to Building Successful Businesses
Can you see yourself developing your passion – art, music, food, technology, etc. – into a profitable business? With this four-course College Credit Certificate program, you'll learn the basics you need to launch your dream business. As an entrepreneur, you’ll build your business from concept to operations. Along the way, you’ll find that making your own choices, your own hours, and being your own boss is a reward all its own.
Advantages of the Program
Our experienced instructors have the hands-on knowledge needed to help guide you on your entrepreneurial path. They know what it takes to start a business, and they incorporate that knowledge in our practical and comprehensive curriculum. The end result is a program that produces success stories. Our students have won competitions, attracted financing, developed successful businesses and turned profits – even during tough times. You can also expand on these introductory courses by furthering your education with an Associate in Science in Marketing Management with a concentration in Entrepreneurship.
Skills You Will Learn
As you earn your college credit certificate, you'll learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship: how to recognize business opportunities, develop business plans, and manage financial requirements. You'll also learn to engage customers and sell your goods and services -- in-person and using e-commerce tools. Finally, you'll learn how to operate your business on a day-to-day basis, managing inventory and purchases, keeping records, and projecting your financial needs.
About the College Credit Certificate
Designed for concentrated study in specific subject areas, certificate programs are shorter in duration than Associate in Science degree programs, but credits earned in certificate programs can apply toward a related A.S. degree.