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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2017-18

Entrepreneurship Certificate


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Important Information


Short Description


This program is designed to prepare students to own and operate a small business. As an integral part of the program, each student is required to develop a business plan which includes provisions for financing, site selection, marketing, budgeting, record keeping, physical facilities, incorporation, insurance, inventory control and possible franchising.

Type of Credential


Credit Certificate

Program Code


303

Contacts and Additional Information


Department Chair:

Rosemarie Cramer (all campuses, year round):
443-840-1658 or rcramer@ccbcmd.edu

Program Coordinators:

CCBC Catonsville, Mark Williams (year round):
443-840-4334 or mwilliams@ccbcmd.edu

CCBC Dundalk/Essex, Kelly Lemons (August 15 – June 15):
443-840-1447 or klemons@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

Semester Sequence


This is a suggested full-time schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.

Courses Needed for This Program*


Program Requirements and Electives - 27 Credits


Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 27*


Notes


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College . This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.

**Contact department chair for permission to waive ACCT 102 .

***ENGL 101  prerequisite.

Program Description


This program is designed to prepare students to own and operate a small business. As an integral part of the program, each student is required to develop a business plan which includes provisions for financing, site selection, marketing, budgeting, record keeping, physical facilities, incorporation, insurance, inventory control and possible franchising. All credits earned in the Certificate program may be applied toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Management.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate mastery of the process and functions of management (planning, organizing, leading, staffing, and controlling) and the principles of managerial decision making through written assignments and in-class exercises designed to promote strategic thinking and analysis;
  2. review employee selection and training strategies and techniques;
  3. create, design, and deliver effective and well-organized oral and written presentations utilizing state-of-the-art technology; and
  4. analyze the relationship between human resource management issues in the workplace and changing ethical and legal issues and how these changing paradigms impact the human resource management of a culturally diverse workforce.

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