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Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 3_CN_MSSB

Control Number: 20352

Financial Aid Eligible

The small business sector is one of the fastest-growing in the nation’s economy. With an ever-increasing number of adults today self-employed, many people either work for a small business or plan to start one of their own. Coastline’s Entrepreneurship Certificate of Achievement can help prospective entrepreneurs launch new ventures or, if you are an entrepreneur who already has your business established, you can strengthen your managerial and business skills to grow your business.

You will learn the fundamentals of starting and operating your own business. The program includes basic business skills as well as specific courses in starting and managing a business. Coursework covers evaluating a business opportunity, preparing a business plan, planning advertising and sales promotions, marketing a product or service, and financial management for the entrepreneurial company.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Effectively communicate solutions to business problems using appropriate business terms and strategies.
  2. Analyze and recommend effective business decisions/solutions using a systematic, evaluative, and data-driven approach.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Core
Complete the following:
BUS C141Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
BUS C142Entrepreneurial Marketing and Operations3
BUS C143Entrepreneurial Financial Strategies3
ACCT C116ACCT for Non-Financial Managers, Entrepreneurs, Business Owners3
Complete two of the following:6
Introduction to Business
Introduction to Project Management
Business Law/Legal Environment of Business
Personal Finance
Business Communication
Introduction to Marketing
Principles of Management
Human Resource Management
Human Relations in Business
Supply Chain Management Fundamentals
Total Units18