Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate
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.
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
The program can be completed in one semester full time or one year part time.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, (561) 868-3788 (Lake Worth)
Professor Juliett Tracey, email@example.com, (561) 868-3813 (Lake Worth) Dr.William Paczkowski, firstname.lastname@example.org, (561) 207-5051 (Palm Beach Gardens) Professor Robert Gillan, email@example.com, (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|
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
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
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