Small Business Management Certificate


Primary emphasis is to provide an organized course of study that will enable students to develop their entrepreneurial skills, recognize opportunities, and learn the basics of starting and managing a small business in today’s global environment. To earn a certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (23 unitrs):
MGT 161 CIntroduction to Business3
MGT 261 CSmall Business Management3
MKT 201 CSmall Business Promotion3
MKT 222 CPrinciples of Marketing3
MKT 208 CPrinciples of Selling3
MGT 266 CHuman Relations in Business3
ACCT 101 CFinancial Accounting5
Electives (6 units):6
Principles of Advertising3
Computer Information Systems3
International Marketing3
Personal Finance3
Principles of Retailing3
Principles of Supervision3
Writing for Business3
Total Units29