Entrepreneurship in Small Business Management (Advanced) (221-212-12)

Award: Certificate in Career Studies*

Gainful Employment

Option: Entrepreneurship in Small Business Management

Length: Twenty-four (24) credit hours**

Lead Faculty/Program Head: David Lydick

Purpose: This program is designed for present and potential small business owners and employers who want to acquire more detailed information and skills needed to more efficiently and profitably run a local small business with 100 or fewer employees.

Occupational Objectives

  • Small Business Owners
  • Small Business Managers
  • Small Business Employees
  • Small Business Consultants

Admission Requirements

Students must meet the general admissions requirements established by the College.

Course Schedule

Course Number, Title, Credits

ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3
BUS 236 Communications in Management 3
BUS 200 Principles of Management 3
BUS 280 Introduction to International Business 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications & Concepts 3
ITE 160 Introduction to E-Commerce 3
ITE 215 Advanced Computer Applications 3
MKT 220 Principles of Advertising 3
Total Minimum Credits 24

*It is highly recommended that students enrolled in this program complete the Program Requirements of the “Entrepreneurship in Small Business Management Career Studies Certificate”.
**For students wishing to continue their education all courses in this program can be used towards the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degrees in General Business Management and/or Marketing Management.

Students are encouraged to plan their course schedule by contacting Academic Advisor, Professor David H. Lydick Faculty Area Room 112C
Suffolk Campus; (757.925.6325); dlydick@pdc.edu