The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in 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.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the program. This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
|MGT253||Owning and Operating a Small Business||3|
|MKT271||Principles of Marketing||3|
|SBS213||Hiring and Managing Employees||1|
|SBS214||Small Business Customer Relations||1|
|SBS220||Internet Marketing for Small Business||2|
|SBS230||Financial and Tax Management for Small Business||2|
- Describe the strategic, operational and functional role in marketing plays in business growth. (MKT271)
- Describe the effects of leadership styles, employee styles, and interpersonal communication methods on the role of the supervisor. (SBS213)
- Create techniques to motivate employees and encourage positive behavior. (SBS213)
- Describe how customer perceptions of a business are formed and identify key strategies for improving customer perception. (SBS214)
- Present an overview of the Internet as a marketing tool for your business needs. (SBS220)
- Apply basic accounting principles to a small business. (SBS230)
- Conduct a self-analysis to determine if one has the personal qualities essential for owning and operating a small business.
- Create a business plan. (MGT253)