Plan Code: 4203
This program is designed to provide students with an understanding of the entrepreneurial elements of starting a small business, with an eventual focus on the traditional management skills necessary to extend the life of the startup business. Major emphasis is placed on the development of a coherent business model. Upon completion of this Certificate, a student will have the skills to plan and control financial resources, communicate with and lead people in the organization, plan and control informational and technological resources and, finally, unite these skills into the development of a strategic business model/business plan that will be designed for success.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of the language and theories of entrepreneurship and small business management.
- Identify the role and challenges that ethics, social responsibility and diversity play within small organizations.