Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5820
First Term: 2019 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 18-19
CIP Code: 52.0701
Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration

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

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Entrepreneurial Studies Level II program is designed to provide students with the necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities to start and run their own business. Courses include new venture legal issues, financial projections, and alternatives, in addition to market research to determine business feasibility. Also covers management skills and entrepreneurial thinking for owning and operating a small business.

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

Required Courses
CCL/5819N is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Certificate of Completion in Entrepreneurial Studies Level I (5819N) 10-11


EPS161 New Venture Law and Finance (3) OR
EPS162 Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship (3) 3

EPS165 New Venture Feasibility Analysis 2
MGT253 Owning and Operating a Small Business 3
Credits: 18-19

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. Examine market potential for a business endeavor. (EPS165)
8. Develop a customer profile. (EPS165)
9. Create a competitive strategy for entry into a business segment. (EPS165)
10. Complete a feasibility study. (EPS165)
11. Describe the fundamentals of identifying new technologies and innovations as entrepreneurial opportunities for profitable commercial feasibility. (EPS180)
12. Compare and contrast components of a business plan. (EPS180, EPS195)
13. Create a preliminary business plan. (EPS180, EPS195)
14. Compare and contrast principles and practices of personal and family financial planning. (GBS132)
15. Differentiate between types of business financing. (GBS132)
16. Create a business plan. (MGT253)


17. Explain advantages and disadvantages of various organization forms. (EPS161)
18. Describe major legal issues related to new venture start-up. (EPS161)
19. Compare and contrast types of business ownership. (EPS161)


17. Explain social entrepreneurship and the events that assisted in defining social entrepreneurship. (EPS162)
18. Discuss various social entrepreneurial organizations. (EPS162)
19. Define microfinance and the type of financial services available to entrepreneurs. (EPS162)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 28, 2017

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.