Entrepreneurial Certificate

Certificate - 15 credits

About this program
This certificate provides students with the ability to continuously learn and adapt the business knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to succeed in business, whether as an entrepreneur starting and operating a small business or as an entrepreneur within an organization. Students learn to recognize market opportunities within an industry, plan a business initiative to develop their big idea, and evaluate its profit potential. This certificate is appropriate for those who wish to be self-employed.
Program outcomes
  1. Demonstrate the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to succeed in business.
  2. Assess skills, attitudes and behaviors related to entrepreneurial and innovative mindsets.
  3. Create and present business ideas.
  4. Develop strategies for creating a business idea.
  5. Articulate a value proposition for a business idea.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to develop strategies to run and grow a business.
  7. Demonstrate a broad knowledge of business, including financial, marketing and operating functions.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The Higher Learning Commission 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, IL 60604-1411 http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org Phone: 312.263.0456 / 800.621.7440