Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5192N
First Term: 2018 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 11
CIP Code: 52.0701
Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration

Instructional Council: Business/Management (03)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 11-1011, 11-1021, 11-9199, 25-1011

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Small Business Entrepreneurship program prepares students to acquire the skills, tools and knowledge necessary for successful start-up and operations of a profit-making business. Emphasis is placed on evaluating potential business opportunities, developing a business plan, and practical application of small business operating principles. Students develop a foundation of business start-up strategies and practices that will enable them to prosper in the ever-changing small business environment.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: GC, GW, SM

Required Courses
EPS195 The Business Plan and Business Start-Up 2
SBS200 Small Business Operations 2
SBS202 Small Business Bookkeeping and Tax Preparation 1
SBS203 Financing and Cash Management for a Small Business 1
SBS204 Small Business Marketing and Advertising 2
SBS213 Hiring and Managing Employees 1
Credits: 9

Program Competencies
1. Prepare a detailed business plan for a specific business opportunity to the professional standards required of a lending institution or venture capitalist. (EPS195)
2. Apply problem-solving processes to problems in small business daily operations. (SBS200)
3. Describe the use of advertising media/public relations for a small business. (SBS204)
4. Describe sources, costs and evaluation methods for media use. (SBS204)
5. Create a financial plan for a small business. (SBS203)
6. Apply basic accounting principles to a small business. (SBS202)
7. Complete tax forms needed for most small businesses. (SBS202)
8. Describe effective staff planning personnel cost control and discipline methods. (SBS213)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: April 23, 2013

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.