Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in New Venture Creation

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 9.0
Instructional Delivery: Online; Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 52.0701
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 11-1021

About the Program

The New Venture Creation certificate program is designed for professionals who are interested in starting their own ventures, working for start-up companies, or preparing for self-employment. The program introduces concepts of new-venture leadership and building a successful start-up team, assessing funding needs and opportunities, and using the Lean Launch methodology.

Admission Requirements

Admission requires a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institution. Applicants who have not received a degree in the United States are required to take a TOEFL.

Program Requirements

New Venture Creation
ENTP 651Leading New Ventures3.0
ENTP 660Early Stage Venture Funding3.0
ENTP 690The Lean Launch3.0
Total Credits9.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
ENTP 6513.0ENTP 6603.0ENTP 6903.0
 3 3 3
Total Credits 9

Additional Information

For additional information, please contact:

Kristen Hayes
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship
3230 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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