Foundations for Start-Up
The Foundations for Start-Up and Business Owner Management Certificate is for anyone who is interested in starting, owning and operating a business. The courses in the certificate program provide a foundation for the start-up business owner.
This Online Certificate Program requires the completion of the following 5 Courses:
Essentials of Business Ownership
In this course the student will learn the basics of starting, owning, and managing a business. The course will cover the fundamentals from idea generation to implementation.
In this course the focus is on the management function and the skills and resources that develop and grow a successful manager. Topics such as developing a corporate culture, working successfully with teams, developing and implementing successful people management strategies, and workflow and performance management are explored.
In this course you are introduced to the fundamentals of the budgeting process including understanding not only how to prepare a budget but how to manage a budget within the context of a hierarchical organizational structure. You will be exposed to the various components of a budget and how they work together as well as how to prepare, organize, and structure your budget using basic financial statements.
This course focuses on the principles and techniques of marketing by exploring the issues that are necessary in the management of the marketing process. The course will detail the marketing process including the basic principles of advertising and public relations will also be covered in this course.
Business Plan Development
In this course students will learn the essentials of creating and developing a successful business plan to better understand the basic business structure as they assist lawyers with start-up business clients.
Not Currently Scheduled
These courses are not currently scheduled, but may be offered at a future date. Click the course Title link for more information.
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