Entrepreneurship and small business play a key role in the U.S. economy by providing jobs to a large segment of the workforce. Many people dream of owning their own business for financial and professional independence, as well as the pride of ownership.
Learn how to develop, maintain and grow a business, and explore entrepreneurial concepts and processes that apply to both start-up and well-established enterprises. Learn how to analyze how an organization contributes to society and how entrepreneurship and commercial activities affect the environment. Topics such as market opportunity, product development, intellectual property, and commercialization will also be explored.
The Entrepreneurship Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree program includes courses in core business functions that are key components for becoming a business professional, including areas in accounting, marketing and management. In this degree program students will learn how to develop, maintain and grow their own business; explore entrepreneurial concepts and processes that apply to both start-up and well-established enterprises, with an innovative focus and an entrepreneurial spirit.
The Entrepreneurship Certificate program focuses on the essentials of entreprenueurship and small business management, and provides students with a basic understanding of how to start and market an entrepreneurship/small business operation.
Program Delivery Methods
Hybrid, online and traditional in-class courses on Saint Paul College campus, St. Paul, MN