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Entrepreneurship

Our Program…

Porterville College's Entrepreneurship program provides students with a comprehensive academic experience in entrepreneurship that starts with the classroom and links to the community.

It integrates core business concepts around the formation, start-up, and growth of an entrepreneurial firm. The certificate prepares students to conceive, develop and launch new ventures and to turn innovative ideas into products that can be brought to market.

Emphasis is place on the financial, legal, and marketing aspects of start-up businesses. Completion of their certificate will provide the student with the entrepreneurial skills that are required to succeed in the small business area.

Contact Information …

For more information, contact:
Ms. Kailani Knutson
559.791.2294
kknutson@portervillecollege.edu

Your Future…

The Entrepreneurship program is a great opportunity for people who want to start and maintain their own business .

Entrepreneurship is a good choice if the following qualities describe you:

  • Customer-service oriented
  • Interested in technology
  • Good at solving problems and troubleshooting
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Friendly, outgoing and patient
  • Enjoy multi-taking

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Gainful Employment Program Disclosure

Students receive a comprehensive academic experience in entrepreneurship that starts with the classroom and links to the community. It integrates core business concepts around the formation, start-up, and growth of an entrepreneurial firm. The certificate prepares students to conceive, develop and launch new ventures and to turn innovative ideas into products that can be brought to market. Emphasis is placed on the financial, legal, and marketing aspects of start-up businesses. Completion of this certificate will provide the student with the entrepreneurial skills that are required to succeed in the small business area.

Program Learning Outcomes: Analyze business, economic, and financial principles and explain their application in an entrepreneurial setting; apply written and verbal communication skills in an entrepreneurial business relationship, a teamwork setting and entrepreneurial leadership position; apply the importance of ethical behavior in the entrepreneurial business environment; Demonstrate technological competency by using technology effectively in the entrepreneurial business environment.

The certificate program requires 17 units for completion; all are required units

BSAD P160 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3 units
BSAD P165 - Entrepreneurial Finance 3 units
MKTG P124 - Principles of Marketing 3 units
BSAD P161 - Entrepreneur Business Management 3 units
BSAD P162 - Entrepreneurial Mentor/Internship 2 units
BSAD P140 - Business Law 3 units

Effective Fall 2013


June 16, 2015
Kern Community College District