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Small Business Management, Certificate

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The Small Business Management certificate from Ferris State University is for individuals interested in starting a business. The four-course sequence will guide students through the process of developing a business plan, legal and government forms. 
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Overview

Students will be instructed in small business accounting systems, and they will learn how to incorporate managerial metrics into their business decision-making. Students will implement a business accounting system using currently available small business software. Finally, students will be introduced to promotion and marketing strategies to grow the business.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    12 alternative credits

    Minimum credit hours required for this certificate:12

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Entrepreneurial Strategy-Plan 
  • Growing the Small Business 
  • Mgmt Metrics & Decision Making 
  • Small Business Sys-Operations 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Admission/registration process for individuals seeking only a certificate:

  • Individuals wishing only to complete a COB certificate may enroll as a non-degree student restricted to a maximum of 9 credits per semester and a total of 15 credits.
  • An advisor can be assigned by the College of Business in the certificate program. Admission process for non-degree certificate students wishing to pursue a bachelor or associate’s degree:
  • If the student decides to pursue a bachelor or associate’s degree, admission criteria for the College of Business is initiated when the “Program Change Form” request is processed.
  • The student will then complete the regular admission process for FSU.

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