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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

Palm Beach State College

Entrepreneurship CCC

Entrepreneurship  (6118)

Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

Program Description
This college credit certificate program is designed for the person who has the vision, strategy and discipline to start a business venture but lacks the business expertise and skills to make it a success. It would also be helpful for those already in business seeking to expand or diversify or those considering self-employment for the first time.

Course content includes entrepreneurial thinking, opportunity recognition, sales and marketing, e-commerce and global challenges, managing economic resources, risk-taking, securing financing, getting the required licensing and certifications, decision making, staffing issues, management and leadership skills.

Admission Requirements
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at

Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length
The program can be completed in one year.

The program is offered at the Lake Worth and Boca Raton campuses.

For More Information
Professor Debbie Beres, Department Chair,, (561) 868-3788
Professor Juliett Tracey,, (561) 868-3813

To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Credits: 12
ENT1000 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship 3
MAR2011 Principles of Marketing 3
ENT2010 New Venture Management 3
ENT2112 Planning the Entrepreneurial Venture 3
Total Program Credits: 12

For individualized course sequence

Employment Opportunities
This program is designed to prepare the students to start their own business venture, work with others to identify business opportunities, or work for an established organization.

Career Path Notes
Credits earned in this certificate program will transfer into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Business Entrepreneurship.

Career Center
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook:
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