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Business: Entrepreneurship, CAS

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This program offers a basic foundation in starting and/or managing a small business. All courses within this certificate can be applied to the AAS in Small Business Management. 

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to

  • Apply a broad overview of small business management and entrepreneurial approaches;
  • Identify the various services provided by the Small Business Association;
  • Prepare a business plan;
  • Identify the pros and cons of various forms of business ownership; and
  • Discuss the startup of a new business and outline the steps necessary to get the business open and running.

Required Courses

Total Credits: 31

RIndicates Related Instruction Requirement.

* Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description.

Program Information

  • Contact your advisor for program information.

Opportunities After Graduation

  • This certificate enhances the managerial skills of those already operating or planning to open a small business. Students are also prepared for entry-level positions in small business as an employee or management trainee.  

Advising Information:

For more information about the program, contact an advisor.

Faculty Advisor  Academic Advisor                                 
Scott Nolan, M.B.A.                       Jori Bullemer
BSS 108 LRC 129
(406) 756-3918 (406) 756-3905
snolan@fvcc.edu jbullemer@fvcc.edu


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