Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5819N
First Term: 2017 Summer   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 10-11
CIP Code: 52.0701
Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration

Instructional Council: Business/Management (03)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 11-1021 General and Operations Managers

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Entrepreneurial Studies Level I program is designed to provide students with an introduction to the entrepreneurial process. Courses include a history of entrepreneurship, current research into its impacts on society, types of business start-up opportunities, and creating a preliminary business plan, as well as securing a healthy financial future.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: SM, RS, GW, MC, PV

Required Courses
EPS150 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
EPS160 New Venture Creation 2

EPS180 Technology Business Planning (3) OR
EPS195 Business Start-Up and Planning (2) 2-3

GBS/HEC132 Personal and Family Financial Security 3
Credits: 10-11

Program Competencies
1. Define entrepreneurship. (EPS150)
2. Describe planning activities required for the successful launch of a new venture. (EPS150, EPS160)
3. Differentiate between various types of business start-up opportunities. (EPS150, EPS160)
4. Compare and contrast business financing alternatives. (EPS150, EPS160)
5. Describe components of a successful business feasibility study. (EPS150, EPS160)
6. Complete a business experience assessment. (EPS160)
7. Describe the fundamentals of identifying new technologies and innovations as entrepreneurial opportunities for profitable commercial feasibility. (EPS180)
8. Compare and contrast components of a business plan. (EPS180, EPS195)
9. Create a preliminary business plan. (EPS180, EPS195)
10. Compare and contrast principles and practices of personal and family financial planning. (GBS132)
11. Differentiate between types of business financing. (GBS132)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 16, 2015

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.