Introduction to Starting a Small Business - Certificate of Completion

The Introduction to Starting a Small Business program provides students with the essential skills and workforce preparation to start and manage a small business. The curriculum also prepares students for a pathway to credit business programs. Students gain knowledge in fundamentals of starting a small business, workplace diversity, business management, financing and business plan development.

Required Courses

BUSN 4001STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS0
BUSN 4002MANAGING A SMALL BUSINESS0
BUSN 4003FINANCING A SMALL BUSINESS0
BUSN 4004DEVELOPING A SMALL BUSINESS PLAN0

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of a small business operations and procedures.
  2. Define and explain the major management functions of a small business.
  3. Identify the costs required for small business startup.
  4. Demonstrate steps of effective business plan preparation.