Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises Certificate

Earn your certificate in entrepreneurship & emerging enterprises  online at Champlain College. If you own your own business or are thinking about starting one, you need a broad knowledge of many topics to succeed.

Through this program, you can gain a better understanding of management, finances, accounting, marketing, and entrepreneurship, and more. With a selection of electives, students can tailor their education to match their specific needs and hone the skills that apply to their individual endeavors.

Our certificate will:

  • Explain the unique requirements of starting or managing a small business
  • Increase your expertise in understanding the financials of your business
  • Advance your insight into marketing your business and products
  • Learn to write a clear and strategic business plan


Note: Some courses in this certificate program may have prerequisites. Please click on the course name for a description and prerequisite information. If prerequisites are listed that are not currently part of the certificate program please call a CPS Counselor at 888-545-3459 for more information.

Course #TitleCredits
MGMT 120Entrepreneurship3
ACCT 130 OR MGMT 230Financial Accounting OR Financial Systems for Management3
MGMT 250Financing a New or Emerging Business3
MKTG 240Entrepreneurial Marketing3
MGMT 350Developing a Business Plan3
 Total 15

Gainful Employment Information

The U.S. government's Gainful Employment Program regulations provide students with the information they need to make informed educational choices including total program costs, loan repayment rates, and career outlooks. As part of the recent regulations on information disclosure for Gainful Employment (GE, 2011), eligible institutions must make available a standard group of information for all programs defined by the GE regulation. For Champlain College, a private, not-for-profit post-secondary institution, all certificate programs fall under the GE definition.

To see the gainful employment information for this certificate, click here.

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