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Entrepreneurship Certificate   

Prepares professionals to develop, market, & launch small businesses


  • Describe the role of operations in running a business effectively.
  • Apply marketing principles to examine and satisfy customer needs and wants.
  • Examine a company’s financial health and ability to meet its goals.

This accelerated certificate is composed of 3 courses. Applied Business Foundations provides an overview of the three functions of business (operations, marketing, and finance). Applied Marketing Foundations teaches the principles of satisfying customer wants and needs by capturing, communicating, and creating value for customers. Small Business Planning lays the groundwork and business plan for a new business. It prepares students to engage today’s dynamic and rapidly changing market spaces. Students will engage in several experiential learning activities to apply key principles for entrepreneurial success. By the end the third course, students will create a market-informed and executable business plan.


  • Computer skills to access learning materials via e-learning modality and learning management system (Canvas)
  • College-level writing and reading skills

By registering in this certificate program, you acknowledge that you meet the above prerequisites.


Item: G33672
CEUs:  10.5
Schedule: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM, 8 - 4/4/2023 - 9/12/2023

Independent study: 4/4/2023 - 9/12/2023
Instructor-led sessions for Small Business Planning: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, 8 T - 7/25/2023 - 9/12/2023

Instructor(s):  Yvonne Kaufman
Location: BVONL   Room: Online

Online registration closes 1 week before the class start date.

Applied Business Foundations and Applied Marketing Foundations are 100% independent study. Small Business Planning is virtual hybrid with independent study and instructor-led sessions.

Students must have a Bellevue College NetID to access this course in Canvas.
Please click here to create your NetID account.


Total cost: $1,599.00