Entrepreneurship Essentials, Certificate of Specialization
Banner Code: 3_CE_ENTESS
Not Financial Aid Eligible
The Entrepreneurship Essentials program provides students a solid foundation in the business aspects of starting and operating a small business that provides products, services, or both. Students will explore entrepreneurial options and assess the viability of a business concept. Once the concept proves viable, students will develop operations, marketing, and financial plans describing how the business will run. By completing this three-course series, students will have the primary content of a full business plan that can be used to request funding, develop supplier relationships, build a management team, etc.
Program Level Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Effectively communicate solutions to business problems using appropriate business terms and strategies.
- Analyze and recommend effective business decisions/solutions using a systematic, evaluative, and data-driven approach.
Certificate Graduation Requirements
A Certificate is awarded upon completion of the required coursework with a grade of C or higher in each course. A grade of P (Pass) is acceptable, however, the student must meet an overall GPA requirement of 2.0 to receive the certificate. To receive the certificate, a student must file a petition for graduation during their final semester prior to the application deadline as noted on the Coastline Graduation webpage.
Certificate of Specialization
- 50 percent of the certificate program’s units must be completed at Coastline.
|Complete the following:|
|BUS C141||Introduction to Entrepreneurship||3|
|BUS C142||Entrepreneurial Marketing and Operations||3|
|BUS C143||Entrepreneurial Financial Strategies||3|