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  Jan 18, 2018
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management - Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Certificate

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See program requirement sheet. 

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.

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.

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.

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.
Claudia Levi | 425.640.1388
Ann Paulson | 425.640.1613
Marie Tran | 425.640.1637
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Note: This requirement planning sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds Community College degree or certificate is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

PGM Code – 254C
Effective summer 2011 | Rev: 02/11

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

Communication Skills (5 credits)

Computation/Quantitative Skills (5 credits)

Human Relations/Group Interaction (5 credits)


*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.

Certificate Outcomes

Students completing this certificate will be able to:

  • Write and speak in a clear, logically organized manner.
  • Use appropriate technology and technical skills to manage information and solve problems.
  • Exposure to a wide range of subjects essential to the formation, operation, and success of a small business.
  • Demonstrate the mathematical skill essential to employment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and appreciation of diversity in the workplace.
  • Apply, analyze, synthesize and evaluate information.
  • Create an environment conducive to positive group interaction.

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