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Entrepreneurship CCC

Entrepreneurship Overview (6118)

Type of Award

CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-business/default.aspx

Program Description

This college credit certificate program is designed for the person who has the vision, strategy and discipline to start a business venture but lacks the business expertise and skills to make it a success. It would also be helpful for those already in business seeking to expand or diversify or those considering self-employment for the first time.

Course content includes entrepreneurial thinking, opportunity recognition, sales and marketing, e-commerce and global challenges, managing economic resources, risk-taking, securing financing, getting the required licensing and certifications, decision making, staffing issues, management and leadership skills.

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

The program can be completed in one semester full time or one year part time.

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth, Loxahatchee Groves, Belle Glade, Palm Beach Gardens and Boca Raton campuses.

For More Information

Professor Scott Hammond, hammonds@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3417 (Lake Worth) 

 

Professor Glenn Pate, pateg@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5018 (Palm Beach Gardens)

 

Professor Robert Gillan, gillanr@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 862-4792 (Boca Raton)

Employment Opportunities

This program is designed to prepare the students to start their own business venture, work with others to identify business opportunities, or work for an established organization.

Career Path Notes

Credits earned in this certificate program will transfer into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Business Entrepreneurship.

Courses with the (AA) designation are eligible towards the completion of the Associate in Arts (A.A.) Transfer Degree. See this website for more information regarding A.A. transferability: www.palmbeachstate.edu/catalog/current/degrees-programs/Associates-Arts 

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Credits: 12)

ENT1000Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (AA)

3 Credits

MAR2011Principles of Marketing (AA)

3 Credits

ENT2010New Venture Management (AA)

3 Credits

ENT2112Planning the Entrepreneurial Venture (AA)

3 Credits

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 6)

ENT1000Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (AA)

3 Credits

MAR2011Principles of Marketing (AA)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 6)

ENT2010New Venture Management (AA)

3 Credits

ENT2112Planning the Entrepreneurial Venture (AA)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 12