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  Nov 23, 2017
 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management - Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Certificate


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PGM Code – 254C

Program Description The Business Management Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Certificate will give students a strong foundation of skills in entrepreneurship and small business management. Small businesses contribute a significant portion of job creation both nationally and locally. Running or starting a small business requires a unique combination of skills in management, finance, marketing, technology, and communication.

The skills learned in this certificate, together with work experience are intended to qualify graduates to enter management in an existing small business or start a new venture. Courses from this certificate may apply to the Business Management - Associate of Technical Arts Degree . Many courses are available online.

Common Course Numbering  Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.

Credit/Grade Requirements This Certificate requires successful completion of a minimum of 45 credits as outlined. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds Community College. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college-level courses.

Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning degrees and certificates of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement by completing courses marked as “CD” on the requirement sheet and/or “Meets Cultural Diversity Requirement” in the quarterly class schedule. Those courses may also be used to fulfill other requirements of the degree or certificate.

Students Are Advised To

  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year,
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
  • Communicate with a faculty adviser.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall. Note applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

College Resources
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458

Advisers
The advisers for this program are
Claudia Levi | claudia.levi@edcc.edu | 425.640.1388
Ann Paulson | apaulson@edcc.edu | 425.640.1613
Marie Tran | marie.tran@edcc.edu | 425.640.1637

Department website
Business Management | www.edcc.edu/mgmt

Gainful Employment
Gainful employment information  is available for this program.

Advising Note


This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds Community College certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

I. General Education/Related Instruction Requirements (15 credits)


A. Communication Skills (5 credits)


B. Quantitative Skills (5 credits)


C. Human Relations/Group Interaction (5 credits)


Cultural Diversity Requirement


____Cultural Diversity Requirement met.

General Education/Related Instruction Requirements Learning Outcomes


Students will demonstrate General Education/Related Instruction Learning Outcomes in each of the following areas:

Communication Skills: Write in clear, effective ways, adapted to audience, context, and purpose.
Quantitative Skills: Apply mathematical, quantitative or symbolic models to solve problems, draw inferences, or support conclusions appropriate to an individual discipline.
Human Relations/Group Interaction: Identify and explain how to apply the skills needed to maintain effective working relationships in multicultural settings.
Cultural Diversity: Apply multiple perspectives when examining cultural differences and interacting in multicultural settings.

Course Note


*This course may meet a requirement for an Edmonds Community College AA degree. Business transfer requirements vary by institution. See a transfer adviser for specific information.

Program Requirements Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the Program Learning Requirements for this degree/certificate, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate skills and knowledge about a wide range of subjects essential to the formation, operation, and success of a small business.
  • Apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information to frame and solve business problems.
  • Create an environment conducive to positive group interaction.
  • Demonstrate a breadth or depth of knowledge and skill, according to the students’ independent selection of degree elective courses or according to the program’s specialized areas of focus.

Signatures


____________________________________________________________
Adviser’s Signature and Date

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Dean’s Signature and Date

Eff: summer 2012  |  Rev: 06/12

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