Curriculum – Certificate in Entrepreneurship
Individual courses are the building blocks of each certificate program. Course requirements are structured to ensure that student study encompasses a broad range of topics and approaches, with an appropriate balance maintained to enhance career skills and knowledge.
The Certificate in Entrepreneurship is a 9-credit program establishing that the student has mastered the basic fundamentals of entrepreneurship.
This course continues the study of accounting begun by the students during their Basic Accounting course. This course emphasizes accounting for liabilities, accounting for equity, and corporate forms of ownership. Topics include responsibility accounting, budgets, cost control, and standard costing procedures and analysis of variances. Obtaining familiarity of these topics and tools is intended to highlight the importance of management reporting and decision making.
This course provides an introduction to entrepreneurship and the dynamics of starting/owning a business. This course is designed to assist students with the knowledge and skills entrepreneurs need to start and/or manage a small business. It will help you understand the steps involved in the process of the creation/development of business ideas and turning those ideas into a successful business model. The course will focus on the feasibility, planning, and implementation of a new business venture.
This course continues where Entrepreneurship 1 ended and addresses entrepreneurship in international markets. The key success factors in creating a new internationally-oriented business venture will be examined from the perspective of the entrepreneur.