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2024-2025 College Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2024-2025 College Catalog & Student Handbook

Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management Certificate (ESBM)


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The Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management Certificate can be completed in the evening by following the CCTC Evening College layout at https://www.cctech.edu/eveningcollege/.

The Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management Certificate program is designed to provide a foundation for those seeking to start, build or manage their own business. The program introduces students to a variety of topics, such as assessing organizational strategies and practices, developing a business idea and plan, applying sound management principles to real-life business situations, and understanding key functions such as business law, customer service, e-commerce, small business operations and quality. Students independently develop their own business plan and are connected with local stakeholders for individual support needed throughout the business development process.

Students may apply courses in the Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management Certificate toward the Associate Degree in Applied Science with a major in Management.

Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:

Full-Time Schedule


First Year


Total Credit Hours: 12

Spring Semester


Total Credit Hours: 12

Total Credit Hours: 6

Part-Time Schedule


First Year


Total Credit Hours: 9

Spring Semester


Total Credit Hours: 9

Total Credit Hours: 6

Second Year


Total Credit Hours: 6

30 Semester Hours


This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Business, Management & Administration.

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