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Certificate in the Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship



Entrepreneurs know how to successfully start and run businesses. This certificate provides participants with the foundation of knowledge they need to start, manage and grow a small business entreprise.

Soft Skills
30 hours of instruction on topics including:
• Communication skills for engineers and scientists
• Negotiation skills and conflict resolution
• Managerial and leadership development for engineers
• Technical report writing
• Career planning and development for engineers
• Time management for engineers
• Strategic planning and SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) analysis

Entrepreneurial Essential Skills
30 hours of instruction on topics including:
• Introduction to entrepreneurship
• Protecting the idea
• Entrepreneurship and innovation
• The model for a business plan
• Marketing plan
• Market research
• Four P’s
• Marketing goals
• Financial planning
• Business plan development
• Projecting financial statements
• Human resources for entrepreneurs
• Funding the new venture

Registration and More Information
For more information on the certificate and how to register, email or call 20.2.2615.4333.