Entrepreneurship Certificate, Credit Certificate

This program is designed to prepare students to own and operate a small business. As an integral part of the program, each student is required to develop a business plan which includes provisions for financing, site selection, marketing, budgeting, record keeping, physical facilities, incorporation, insurance, inventory control and possible franchising. All credits earned in the Certificate program may be applied toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Management.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate mastery of the process and functions of management (planning, organizing, leading, staffing, and controlling) and the principles of managerial decision making through written assignments and in-class exercises designed to promote strategic thinking and analysis;
  2. review employee selection and training strategies and techniques;
  3. create, design, and deliver effective and well-organized oral and written presentations utilizing state-of-the-art technology; and
  4. analyze the relationship between human resource management issues in the workplace and changing ethical and legal issues and how these changing paradigms impact the human resource management of a culturally diverse workforce.

Gainful Employment

https://www.ccbcmd.edu/migrate/gainfulemployment/Entrepreneurship.html

Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 27*

Semester Sequence

Important Information

Short Description

This program is designed to prepare students to own and operate a small business. As an integral part of the program, each student is required to develop a business plan which includes provisions for financing, site selection, marketing, budgeting, record keeping, physical facilities, incorporation, insurance, inventory control and possible franchising.

Type of Credential

Credit Certificate

Program Code

303

Contacts and Additional Information

Department Chair:

Rosemarie Cramer (all campuses, year round):
443-840-1658 or rcramer@ccbcmd.edu

Program Coordinators:

CCBC Catonsville, Mark Williams (year round):
443-840-4334 or mwilliams@ccbcmd.edu

CCBC Dundalk/Essex, Kelly Lemons (August 15 – June 15):
443-840-1447 or klemons@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

Courses Needed for This Program*

Notes

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College. This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.

**Contact department chair for permission to waive ACCT 102.

***ENGL 101 prerequisite.