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Certificate in Entrepreneurship

At a Glance

  • Designed to prepare prospective entrepreneurs to launch new ventures through coursework in business plan development, accounting, marketing, law, management and business communications. 
  • Students learn how to research the feasibility of a business venture
  • Students learn how to formulate and present a business plan
  • Students learn how to market their venture successfully
  • Students learn the importance of the function of management and its overall impact on the success of their business
  • Students study capital acquisition and business finance
  • Student learn what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur

Career Path Notes

Credits earned transfer directly into the AAS in Marketing, Management & Sales - Entrepreneurship Sequence.

Program Length

  • Students may complete the program in 9 months (two semesters) if they attend full-time, providing course prerequisites have been met.
  • Part-time study available
  • Courses are available days and/or evenings. 
  • Only two courses in program are offered online.

Advantages of the Entrepreneurship Certificate

  • Learn valuable technology skills to prepare you to become a successful entrepreneur
  • Innovative and creative environment
  • Obtain valuable contacts and network with successful entrepreneurs
  • Enhance your resume marketability
  • Earn college credit while learning how to start a business
  • Add to your present college degree
  • All courses transfer into a BCC degree in Business
  • Enjoy small classes and individual attention from our award-winning faculty
  • Courses taught by a select team of college faculty and business leaders, chosen for their ability to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit
  • Enjoy affordable community college tuition
  • Financial aid available to qualified students

Dominic DePersis, Coordinator
Office: Business Building, Room B-204
Telephone: 607 778-5172
E-mail:
depersisds@sunybroome.edu