Certificate of Completion in Entrepreneurial Studies Level II

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Academic Plan

CCL Entrepreneurial Studies Level II

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MCCCD Program Detail


Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management


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Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Entrepreneurial Studies Level II program is designed to provide students with the necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities to start and run their own business. Courses include new venture legal issues, financial projections, and alternatives, in addition to market research to determine business feasibility. Also covers management skills and entrepreneurial thinking for owning and operating a small business.

What You’ll Learn

This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Define entrepreneurship.
  2. Describe planning activities required for the successful launch of a new venture.
  3. Differentiate between various types of business start-up opportunities.
  4. Compare and contrast business financing alternatives.
  5. Describe components of a successful business feasibility study.
  6. Complete a business experience assessment.
  7. Examine market potential for a business endeavor.
  8. Develop a customer profile.
  9. Create a competitive strategy for entry into a business segment.
  10. Complete a feasibility study.
  11. Describe the fundamentals of identifying new technologies and innovations as entrepreneurial opportunities for profitable commercial feasibility.
  12. Compare and contrast components of a business plan.
  13. Create a preliminary business plan.
  14. Compare and contrast principles and practices of personal and family financial planning.
  15. Differentiate between types of business financing.
  16. Create a business plan.
  17. AND.
  18. Explain advantages and disadvantages of various organization forms.
  19. Describe major legal issues related to new venture start-up.
  20. Compare and contrast types of business ownership.
  21. OR.
  22. Explain social entrepreneurship and the events that assisted in defining social entrepreneurship.
  23. Discuss various social entrepreneurial organizations.
  24. Define microfinance and the type of financial services available to entrepreneurs.

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Major: 5820
First Term: 2019 Spring
Final Term: 2020 Summer
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 18-19
CIPS code: 52.0701
SOC codes: 11-1021
Initiating College:
Program Availability: - GW, MC, PV, RS, SM
Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration
Instructional Council:
Last Updated: 01/13/2020