Course Title: Entrepreneurship Goal Areas: n/a Credits: 4
Course Description: In this course you will learn the process of launching a new business venture from an original or innovative idea. The focus will be on the stages of development of the new venture including research, planning, feasibility analysis, capitalization and management. Students will learn how to use resources to start and operate a small business. BUS 1200/2200: Principles of Management, BUS 1600/2600: Principles of Marketing and ACCT 2111: Financial Accounting are recommended to be taken before taking Entrepreneurship.
Course Title: Managerial Accounting Goal Areas: n/a Credits: 4
Course Description: Managerial accounting focuses on the three main activities performed by managers: planning, controlling, and decision-making. This course consists of preparing a variety of reports for internal use and analyzing them in the company's decision-making process. Prerequisite: ACCT 2111
Course Title: Principles of Management Goal Areas: n/a Credits: 3
Course Description: This course is an introduction to the functions of management: planning, organizing, directing, and controlling. The course explores how each of the management functions are implemented to impact organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Local, national, and global environments are presented as strategic factors to be understood by contemporary managers. The importance of managing competitively and intelligently within a diverse environment is stressed. Situational cases are completed to reinforce decision-making in each of the function areas.
Course Title: Principles of Marketing Goal Areas: n/a Credits: 3
Course Description: This course provides a market-oriented perspective to business decision-making. Students will learn how marketers provide value in satisfying customer needs and wants, determine which target markets the organization can best serve, and decide upon appropriate products, services, and programs to serve these markets. Topics include branding and product development, pricing strategies, marketing research, promotion, supply chain management, and service marketing. Current trends and developments in marketing practices are analyzed and strategic marketing ideas are implemented within an ethical framework. Courses Recommended: BUS 1100 Introduction to Business and CIS 1101 Business Computer Systems I
|4 Credits must be earned at NHCC|
|Total Credits Required||14|
This certificate is for students exploring management and/or owning their own business. Students will learn the basics of building a strong business. The courses from this program are delivered in the classroom and/or online. This certificate qualifies for the Workforce Investment Act.
Intellectual and Practical Skills, including:
- Use quantitative analysis of financial information and accounting concepts to interpret information.
Integrative and Applied Learning, including:
- Develop a managerial strategic plan that includes critical elements of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling.
- Illustrate the marketing concept through the completion of a comprehensive marketing plan.
- Production of a business model and business plan.
Developmental Courses Some students may need preparatory course(s) in Math and/or English. Courses numbered below 1000 will not apply toward a degree.
Equal Opportunity Employer and Disability Access Information North Hennepin Community College is a member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and an equal opportunity employer and educator. This document is available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 7634930555 or through the Minnesota Relay Service at 18006273529.
North Hennepin Community College is accredited by the:
Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
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