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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Entrepreneurial Certificate

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Total Credits: 16

Major Number: 5825
CIP Code: 52.0701

Program Description

The Entrepreneurial Certificate is targeted for students who are interested in starting and running their own business. Emphasis may include identifying markets and potential, green/sustainable marketing, business plan development, e-marketing, and leading employees. Coursework will include marketing mix elements of product, place, price, and promotion. The certificate is meant to be a practical approach for developing entrepreneurial skills. The concepts discussed are also meant to provide and strengthen the student’s skills to develop and implement new business growth initiatives within a firm.

Program Prerequisites


Special Instructions


Program Requirements

Total Credits: 12

Total Credits: 4

MnTC/General Education Requirements


MnTC Elective Requirements


Additional Elective Requirements


Additional Requirements


Program Information

General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy

Program Note


Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to provide a self-analysis in the context of an entrepreneurial career.
  • Demonstrate the ability to find an attractive market that can be reached economically.
  • Create an appropriate business model.
  • Demonstrate the understanding of how to launch the individual’s entrepreneurial career.

Program Contact Information

Lynn Smaagaard 651.773.1757 Room 2243 East
Kavi Turnbull 651.444.3993 Room 2241 East

Sample Plan

Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.

Total Credits: 9

Semester 2

Total Credits: 7


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.

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