The Entrepreneurship program at North Idaho College prepares students to obtain employment by launching a business venture or to work in a variety of industries. Students will be able to enroll in as many classes as their schedule can support, allowing for the entire certificate program to be completed in one semester or over the course of several semesters. The program is a 15 credit hour certificate program. The Entrepreneurship courses will include a hybrid online component with students attending classes on campus and online. The program uses an interdisciplinary instructional approach, including topics from many departments across campus.
Note: For students who wish to complete this program option as part of a career technical AAS degree financial aid-eligible program, refer to the Business Management AAS degree program.
|BUSA-221||Principles of Marketing||3|
|ENTP-125||Small Business Financial Management||3|
|ENTP-135||Business Development and Planning||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Problem Solving/Team Dynamics|
|Principles of Management|
|Ethical Conduct in Business|
|Legal Environment of Business|
|Recruiting, Selection Retention|
- AAS Institutionally Designated
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Identify key business skills and knowledge needed to be successful when opening/operating a small business.
- Identifying and analyze innovative business opportunities, assessing feasibility/viability of concepts.
- Develop and refine business idea(s) from concept through a complete business plan.
- Develop the ability to pitch a new venture concept to potential customers and investors.
- Launch a business venture of one's own, OR apply concepts gained through the program to foster innovation and growth within an existing company.