Entrepreneurship Certificates

There are three Entrepreneurship Certificates available to both business and non-business students: Creativity Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, and StartUp Entrepreneurship. 

Certificate Information

Entrepreneurship Certificates

Creativity Entrepreneurship

The Creativity Entrepreneurship Certificate is a multidisciplinary educational initiative that brings together students from all schools on campus to develop expertise on how Entrepreneurial practices can relate to developing the creative person and using creativity in everyday life. It is a suite of tools, teachings, mindsets and experiences for understanding how Creativity & Innovation impact our world and what resources and business principles are needed to foster successful creativity & innovation practices.

The Creativity Entrepreneurship Certificate is applied to problems and organizational models in every field. This certificate program builds qualifications for intrapreneurial or entrepreneurial employment and/or further study in Applied Creativity. It is for students interested in gaining knowledge and a level of expertise in entrepreneurial mindsets, creative problem solving and innovative solutions. 

Required:

  • ESP 102 (complete twice)
  • ESP 201
  • ESP 252
  • ESP 351
  • ESP 461

Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship and the ability to recognize opportunities to create viable, sustainable social solutions are skills needed in our volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous world. The Social Entrepreneurship Certificate is a multidisciplinary educational initiative bringing students together from all schools on campus to develop expertise on how Entrepreneurial practices can help build and sustain societal matters. It is a suite of tools, mindsets and experiences for understanding how social ventures impact our world and what resources and entrepreneurial principles are needed to foster successful social ventures.

The Social Entrepreneurship Certificate is applied to problems in fields ranging from economic development, sustainable resources, crime, poverty and healthcare. This certificate program builds qualifications for employment and/or further study in Social Enterprise. The Certificate provides a framework for understanding entrepreneurship from a variety of disciplines and application of entrepreneurial skill sets to meet societal and workplace demands. It is for all students interested in gaining knowledge and a level of expertise in entrepreneurial mindsets, cultural awareness and collaborative problem-solving. 

Required:

  • ESP 102 (complete twice)
  • ESP 201
  • ESP 252
  • ESP 331

Select one of the following:

  • ESP 401
  • ESP 461

StartUp Entrepreneurship

Startup entrepreneurship is all about overcoming challenges and solving problems. Startup businesses operate with limited resources and capacity. At the Institute for Entrepreneurship, we teach students by immersing them in experiences like this to better understand how to add value and make a difference in those communities. Whether you start a new venture, you constantly seek opportunities, or you want to add value in a fast-paced high impact environment, the StartUp Entrepreneurship Certificate is designed to build and train the growing entrepreneurial workforce.

The StartUp Entrepreneurship Certificate is a multidisciplinary educational initiative bringing students together from across campus to develop expertise on how Entrepreneurial practices can help build and sustain StartUp and rapidly growing organizations.  The StartUp Certification Program provides a suite of tools, mindsets and experiences for understanding how to excel in the growing startup workforce.  This certificate program builds qualifications for employment and/or further study in Entrepreneurship. The Certificate provides a framework for understanding entrepreneurship from a variety of disciplines and application of entrepreneurial skill sets to meet workplace demands. 

Required:

  • ESP 102 (complete twice)
  • ESP 201
  • ESP 251
  • ESP 321

Select one of the following:

  • ESP 401
  • ESP 461

Created by FSB Advising, July 2019