The Small Business Start-Up program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who wish to become entrepreneurs. Courses provide a background in marketing, management, finance, and a capstone course in which students complete a business plan. The goal of the Small Business Start-Up certificate is to create a foundation for prospective small business owners and contribute to the long-term success of the business community
Skills and Knowledge
Skills and knowledge gained in the program include the ability to:
- Understand the strategic, operational and functional role in marketing plays in business growth.
- Describe the effects of leadership styles, employee styles, and interpersonal communication methods on the role of the supervisor.
- Present an overview of the Internet as a marketing tool for your business needs.
- Apply basic accounting principles to a small business.
- Create a business plan.
In this program you can earn the following: