Practical Entrepreneurship (Certificate)

Online Practical Entrepreneurship Certificate Program

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, about half of all new businesses just getting started right now will still be around in five years. That number drops to a third in just 10 years[1].

This 16-credit-hour certificate program gives you the flexibility to take classes on your terms. It can be completed in half a year, giving you the time you need to plan your startup … and giving you a boost toward earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree in business.

Practical Entrepreneurship Certificate Program Outcomes

By providing a solid foundation in business, management and operations through relevant curriculum, practice exams, real-world simulation and labs, this 16-credit-hour program gives you the insight to ...

  • Demonstrate the use of tools needed for an innovative organization to succeed in the real world
  • Perform strategic planning
  • List the marketing management functions, including constructing a marketing plan that builds customer relationships
  • Define a business market and identify the major factors that influence business and consumer buying behaviors
  • Define the new product development process and the product life cycle
  • Construct a financial, operational and business plan for the first three years of a startup organization

Plus, upon completion of the Practical Entrepreneurship Certificate Program, you will have constructed a financial and operational business plan for the first three years of a startup organization – the foundation needed to build a successful business from the ground up.

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, military personnel, high school graduates, government employees, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

Textbook Information

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
GU100 Student Success 1
BA101 Introduction to Business 3
ENT201 Entrepreneurial Readiness 3
ENT301 Entrepreneurial Finance 3
ENT302 Entrepreneurial Marketing & Operations 3
ENT401 Entrepreneurial Business Planning 3
Program and core: 16
Electives (0): 0
Total: 16

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Certificate
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available

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