Class Overview

Entrepreneurship Certificate | Seattle Central College - Continuing EducationLooking for ways to boost your chances of success with your new or small business?

The Entrepreneurship Certificate program will guide you through establishing, launching, and building a successful business.

Learn how to plan for your business, explore financial considerations, determine the feasibility of your business idea, and then gain insight into developing and implementing a successful marketing program.

This program is comprised of the following courses:

Entrepreneur Boot Camp
Walk away with a solid understanding of the viability of your business idea, if you’ve got what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur, resources for funding, and more.

The Business Plan
During this course, we’ll take a practical, hands-on approach to developing your business plan one step at a time, encouraging you to immerse yourself in the vision and planning of your business.

Entrepreneurial Marketing
Learn a step-by-step approach to attracting and retaining customers within the constraints of a realistic budget in this entrepreneurial marketing class.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, you will:

  • Identify the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them
  • Develop goals to help establish your business
  • Understand how to establish a legal business entity
  • Develop an outline for your business plan
  • Know how to use technology to make your business more professional
  • Generate ideas on what types of business to consider
  • Determine if starting a business is right for you
  • Possess a clear description of your proposed business
  • Have the basic components of a business plan
  • Possess a detailed checklist for next steps to research and launch your business
  • Analyze the feasibility of your business
  • Possess an understanding of your customers to support your marketing efforts
  • Know the steps to build a strong brand
  • Have a marketing calendar and budget
  • Know which marketing tools will be most effective for your business
  • Have key selling messages for your business

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Anyone with a business idea who is seeking professional guidance and making their dream a reality
  • Small business owners who are interested in additional support in formalizing their business plan and growth strategy

Session Details

  • Class ID: 5931
  • Instructor: Mary Beth Izard; Conrad Brian Law; Kathy Nadlman
  • When: 2/5/18 - 4/27/18
  • Total Number of Hours: 48
  • Where: Online
  • Fee: $495
  • Additional Notes: By enrolling in this certificate program, you'll be automatically registered for Entrepreneur Boot Camp, The Business Plan, and Entrepreneurial Marketing.
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