This program provides students with essential information and training as a preparation to owning and operating a small business. The certificate also enables individuals who already own and operate a business to upgrade skills and broaden their areas of expertise.
Students must demonstrate acceptable proficiency levels in composition, reading, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses in these programs. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence of courses in which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete the programs. For more details see the Academic Placement and Testing section.
Graduates of these programs will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Small Business Finance.
The Small Business Finance Certificate of Occupational Proficiency is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge and Dillon, Leadville, Steamboat Springs, and Aspen. Please see your advisor for a recommended sequence of courses.
The certificate curricula includes many of the courses included in the Associate of Applied Science degree in Entrepreneurship and credits may be applied toward that degree.
This certificate program is not eligible for federal student aid funds.