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Adult Ed: Starting a Small Business Certificate College Skills Total Hours: 78
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Term Effective: Fall 2019


The Adult Ed: Starting a Small Business Certificate of Completion provides a sequence of courses that lead to the creation of a complete business plan including researching and planning, small business finance, marketing, and writing and presenting the business plan.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate and explain the importance of a complete and well-researched business plan;
  2. Create an effective business plan.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Adult Ed: Starting a Small Business Certificate program are:

  • Complete requirements from
    • Adult Ed: Starting a Small Business

Adult Ed: Starting a Small Business - complete 78 hours
Complete 3 courses from below
ADLTED 751How to Start A Small Business18.00
ADLTED 752Small Business Financing18.00
ADLTED 753Marketing for a Small Business24.00
Complete 1 course from below
ADLTED 724Business Mathematics Using Excel18.00
ADLTED 761.1Basic Computer Operations 1: Computer Operations18.00
ADLTED 761.2Basic Computer Operations 2: Beginning MS Word Processing18.00
ADLTED 761.3Basic Computer Operations 3: Format MS Word & Email Groups18.00
ADLTED 761.4Basic Computer Operations 4: Google Calendar and MS Word18.00
ADLTED 761.5Basic Computer Operations 5: MS Word, Google Docs, Excel18.00
ADLTED 761.6Basic Computer Operations 6: Basic Excel and Google Sheets18.00

Term Effective: Fall 2019

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2022

Previous Versions:

Adult Ed: Starting a Small Business - effective Spring 2019
Adult Ed: Starting a Small Business - effective Spring 2018

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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