The Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Certificate is a 23 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

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QUICKBOOKS 1 (10101180)

1.00

Introduces basic accounting concepts, set up and management of QuickBooks Online company files. The learner will navigate through the software by creating a new company, entering beginning balances, service and inventory items. Introduces adding new customers and vendors by entering and paying bills, writing checks, creating invoices and sales receipts. Demonstrates achievement by producing financial reports.

Industry Credentials Accepted:
  • Intuit QuickBooks Online Certification

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (10102124)

3.00

Introduces learners to the evolution of business and entrepreneurship. Learners analyze global, ethical and legal environments of business, explore the human side of business and examine the functional approach to information technology, marketing, human resource management, operations management and finance.

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BUSINESS LAW 1 (10102160)

3.00

Develop an understanding of business organizations, contracts, and sales contracts by reviewing relevant court cases. Emphasizes the importance, meaning, and value of law in everyday lives. Special emphasis is placed on contemporary legal problems that challenge today's society.

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WORD LEVEL 1 (10103243)

1.00

Introduces learners to the basic concepts of using Microsoft Word with hands-on, project based activities. Learners will develop foundational skills by applying concepts explored to start Word, create a new document, create business letters, flyers, brochures, research papers, resumes, work with SmartArt, apply basic formatting and more.

NTC Assessments Offered:
Industry Credentials Accepted:
  • Microsoft Office Specialist - Office Word 2019

MARKETING PRINCIPLES (10104172)

3.00

Introduces an understanding of basic marketing fundamentals. The learner will explore consumer demographics, lifestyles and decision making; evaluate product distribution; promotions and price planning. The learner will create a Strategic Marketing Plan combining the components listed and develop a presentation.

NTC Assessments Offered:
Industry Credentials Accepted:
  • CLEP® Principles of Marketing

ENTREPRENEURIAL INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY RECOGNITION (10145126)

3.00

Introduces the concepts of invention, innovation and opportunity recognition. Investigate the entrepreneurial mindset and entrepreneurship as a career. Explore the concepts of idea creation and feasibility testing.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP PRINCIPLES (10145127)

3.00

Explores entrepreneurial ventures and provides the newest tools, skills and mindset needed to thrive in the uncertain environment of entrepreneurship. Leaners will use real-world examples, case studies and business model design tools to develop entrepreneurial projects.

Prerequisite: 10-145-126 ENTREPRENEURIAL INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY RECOGNITION.

Test-Out Option Term Definitions

Test

An exam that is scored by faculty or staff in NTC’s Testing Center.

Skill Demonstration

A performance of your expertise that is evaluated by faculty.

Combination: Test & Skill Demonstration

A combination of both a test and a skill demonstration.

Portfolio

A collection and explanation of your past learning through work or life experience.

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