Certificate in Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship - Level II

The Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship - Level II Certificate of Achievement is intended to build on the Level I certificate by offering additional courses and advanced training and knowledge in areas relating to opening one's own business.  It encompasses an area of study which includes advanced learning of additional business issues (including finance, marketing, spreadsheet use and analysis, and other relevant legal issues) faced by small business owners.  This certificate is designed to further prepare students to open their own businesses, and the courses supporting the certificate combine classroom lectures, demonstrations, and a wide use of technology to ensure relevant training.

Required courses:
Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship - Level I Certificate of Achievement11
BUS 146Principles of Money Management3
BUS 152Business Communications3
BUS 160Business Law and the Legal Environment I3
BUS 185Elements of Marketing3
Total Units23

Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship - Level II Certificate of Achievement will:

  1. Be better able to understand, analyze, and effectively evaluate the issues arising in the context of small business ownership, by developing and applying necessary skills to run their own businesses and developing and applying a working knowledge of appropriate business- and law-related principles.