This 18 credit certificate builds upon the Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 12 credit certificate. It is designed for students who are interested in launching their own business venture or working in a small to medium-sized business upon graduation. Students will engage in skill building related to new ventures that includes human-centered problem solving, creativity, problem identification, level II business modeling, and rapid testing of new innovative prototypes and solutions.
Students will also learn about social entrepreneurship, and gain a deeper understanding of small business finance and personal finance. Students who complete this degree are eligible for applying for HCC’s Everyday Entrepreneur Venture SEED Fund. All credits earned in the Certificate program may be applied toward the Associate of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship.