A certificate in entrepreneurship provides you with the basic skills to start your own venture, work with others to identify business opportunities, join entrepreneurial ventures, or work for an established organization. Regardless of size, all businesses need managers who can identify opportunities, obtain resources, plan, organize, direct, and control work to accomplish business objectives. Topics covered during coursework include entrepreneurial thinking and opportunity recognition, developing a business plan, small business accounting, sales and marketing for small business, and legal issues.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
1.) Use communication skills appropriate for a business environment.
2.) Use research methods to support business decision making.
3.) Identify and compare various forms of business ownership.
4.) Construct financial statements.
5.) Use financial information to make more informed business decisions.
6.) Apply current business concepts and laws to ensure legal and ethical business practices.