Career and Professional Development

Program Details


_Certificate in Entrepreneurship (Admissions no longer accepted.Program prior to Fall 2020)

Objectives

This program is designed primarily for non-business students who are interested in starting a business of their own. It provides a thorough understanding of what is required to start and maintain a sustainable venture. Students will acquire the tools necessary to identify opportunity, assess entrepreneurial potential, produce a business plan, organize, promote and finance the business, and prepare a marketing and sales structure. Business and intellectual property law, buying an existing business or considering a franchise will also be taught. This program will utilize guest speakers from varied entrepreneurial backgrounds to provide a practical context.

The schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Courses

Number Title Prerequisites Available Times
Winter 2020 Spring/Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021
CO-REQUISITE COURSES (3 credits):
CMSC 101 Mathematical Tools for Management Professionals CMSC 000 or Exemption by Examination Test WED
WED
WED
REQUIRED COURSES (27 credits):
CCLW 205 Introduction to Business Law MON/WED
THU
CACC 220 Accounting Concepts for Managers CMSC 000 or Exemption by Examination Test THU
THU
CENT 306 Launching a New Business TUE
CENT 307 Creating a Business Plan MON
CENT 308 Financing a New Business MON
TUE
CENT 309 Business Growth Strategies and Issues TUE
CGMG 318 Selling Models and Business Negotiation SAT
CPRL 221 Professional Communication and Networking SAT
SAT
FRI/SAT
SAT
CMSC 310 Managerial Economics and Analysis CMSC 000 or Exemption by Examination MON
MON
COMPLEMENTARY COURSE (3 credits):
CCCS 310 Web Development CCCS 300 TUE
CGMG 210 Fundamentals of Project Management Restriction: Open to students currently in a program. Not open to Special Students. MON
WED
FRI/SAT
SAT
TUE
CMRK 235 Digital Media Marketing Co-requisite: CMRK 200 THU
CGMG 319 International Business Practices TUE