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College Catalog 2018-2019

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Entrepreneurship CCC




Entrepreneurship  (6118)


Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Business


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
www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications.aspx.


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


Program Length
The program can be completed in one semester full time or one year part time.


Location
The program is offered at the Lake Worth, Loxahatchee Groves, Belle Glade, Palm Beach Gardens and Boca Raton campuses.


For More Information
Professor Debbie Beres, Department Chair, beresd@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3788 (Lake Worth)
Professor Juliett Tracey, traceyj@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3813 (Lake Worth)                                                  Dr.William Paczkowski, paczkoww@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5051 (Palm Beach Gardens)                               Professor Robert Gillan, gillanr@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 862-4792 (Boca Raton)


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 (AA) 3
MAR2011 Principles of Marketing (AA) 3
ENT2010 New Venture Management (AA) 3
ENT2112 Planning the Entrepreneurial Venture (AA) 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.

Courses with the (AA) designation are eligible towards the completion of the Associate in Arts (A.A.) Transfer Degree. See this website for more information regarding A.A. transferability:   https://www.palmbeachstate.edu/catalog/current/degrees-programs/associates-arts/associates-arts.aspx


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/