The certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is designed to give students a thorough understanding of the process of entrepreneurship. It is designed for those who have thought about starting their own ventures, as well as for those new to business. Students learn to develop and commercialize ideas for new ventures. Small business owners learn to develop resources to be more profitable and sustainable. Classes are practical and hands on. They provide real-world exposure to cutting-edge innovation and entrepreneurship.
40 students per year
Students will acquire the necessary knowledge to start their own businesses either as entrepreneurs or freelance independent contractors.
To earn a certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, a student must complete 14 units total which includes the fundamentals and the skills track courses totaling 11 units. To complete the certificate there is a choice of a 3 unit capstone or small business management course.
(Y1 or S1)
|ENTR100||Introduction to Innovation and Entrepreneurship||3||S1|
|ENTR105||Social Media, Bootstrapping, and Market Validation||2||S2|
|Introduction to Working as a Freelance Independent Contractor|
People Skills for the Freelancer
Opportunities in Freelance Industries and Trades
Marketing to Attract Customers and Grow Your Freelance Business
Survival Finance and Accounting for the Freelancer-Show Me the Money
Launch Your Freelance Business
|Capstone Business Simulations|
Capstone Entrepreneurial Case Studies
Principles of Small Business Management