Business Administration - Entrepreneurship
This curriculum focuses on the mindset of an entrepreneur and valuable traits that lead to the successful launch and running of a business. This Certificate program will expose students to a process that strengthens their innovative and creative capacities, and that enables them to apply these attributes to whatever they pursue: starting a business or nonprofit or standing out as an entrepreneurial employee inside a company.
Instruction includes all aspects of critical thinking, creative thinking, problem-solving, innovation, empowerment, personal finance, general business, marketing, and management.
An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.
- Discuss the major influences on businesses and on starting and building businesses, including governmental, financial, human resource, law, global, technology and other considerations.
- Describe entrepreneurial risks, problems, and opportunities.
- Describe the proposed market segment and value that’s being created.
- Evaluate personal budget for reaching financial goals.
- Demonstrate entrepreneurial attitudes, behaviors, and skills.
Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate
Required Units: 9
- BUS 002 - Personal Finance (3)
- BUS 009 - Introduction to Business (3)
- BUS 116 - Entrepreneurship (3)
- ACCT 001A - Financial Accounting (5)
- BUS 010 - Introduction to Management (3)
- BUS 011A - Business Communications (3)
- BUS 012A - Business Law (3)
- BUS 014A - Mathematical Analysis for Business - Finite (4)
- BUS 016 - Business Computations using Technology (3)
- BUS 160 - Sales and Customer Service (3)
- MRKT 020 - Principles of Marketing (3)