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Available Online or On Campus

Current Session:
January 16, 2014 - August 10, 2014

CEUs:
Indivivdual Course: 1.2 CEUs
Total Certificate: 6.0 CEUs

Price:
Individual Course: $149
Total Certificate: $745

Note:
This certificate is available for continuing education units (CEUs) and is not available for academic credit.

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The Daymond John Certificate in Entrepreneurship Course Two

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Online Certificate: Entrepreneurship

 

Current Session:
January 16, 2014 - August 10, 2014

Take the next step to develop and lead your business enterprise. Regent University offers a Certificate in Entrepreneurship that teaches practical skills to identify market trends and build a product or service that is in-demand. In this program, new and existing entrepreneurs will also learn strategies to structure and grow their business to thrive.

Certificate Description:

Think like a leader and develop your business. Regent University offers a Certificate in Entrepreneurship to provide valuable skills and insight for you to expand your potential and stay competitive in this fast-changing global market.

Take Your Business to the Next Level:

Regent University's Certificate in Entrepreneurship is designed for beginning-to intermediate-level managers or entrepreneurs ready to launch new ventures, or who want continued growth in existing businesses. It is led by internationally respected experts, including faculty from Regent's School of Business and Leadership, experienced international business leaders and executive coaches. This certificate promotes a greater understanding of entrepreneurial business management and the keys to successful business practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • What it takes to lead a sustainable business into the future
  • The role business plays in the economy, for stakeholders, communities etc.
  • Basic marketing skills, and strategies for managing a successful company
  • Ensuring people are well positioned, developed, managed, motivated etc.
  • Building cash-flow and profit-loss statements, and balance sheets
  • Balance appetites for expansion, new ventures or projects with quality and risks
  • Developing, introducing, presenting ideas to management or investors

CEUs:

Per Course: 12 Contact Hours = 1.2 CEUs
Total Certificate: 6.0 CEUs

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who hopes to start a business, grow a new division, unit, or product in an existing business, or who wants to change the focus of a company. Aspiring entrepreneurs, junior and mid-level managers, and those seeking basic business skills.

This Certificate Includes These Courses and Learning Outcomes:

  • CPC031 - Principles of Entrepreneurship and the Purpose of Business
    Entrepreneurs are known idea people. But even they need to know the steps to focus their thoughts to make their businesses successful. In this course you’ll not only learn how to identify the businesses you want to open in the future, but also the creative/innovative ways to make them successful. There are proven principles of successful entrepreneurship that you’ll learn so you’ll be able to explain them to stakeholders. Certainly a business is more than just a way for you to make money. Our instructors will show you how it can also be a means of improving the lives of customers, consumers, employees, stakeholders, owners and the community at large.

    Learning Outcomes:

    1. What it takes to lead a sustainable business into the future
    2. The role business plays in the economy, for stakeholders, communities etc.
    3. Understand how innovation contributes to entrepreneurship.

  • CPC032 - Customers, Consumers and Hiring the Best Employees
    Did you know there’s a difference between customers and consumers in business? Through this course you’ll learn why it’s so important to differentiate that. Instructors will teach you the importance of communicating differently to the various market segments and how the six P’s and six C’s of marketing play such a critical role in success. You’ll learn the difference between marketing objectives, marketing strategies, and marketing tactics among other important elements of this topic. Plus you’ll learn the best way to do interviews to be in accordance with human resource laws and regulations. Our experts will teach you the essential components to successful HR procedures.

    Learning Outcomes:

    1. Basic marketing skills, and strategies for managing a successful company
    2. Ensuring people are well positioned, developed, managed, motivated etc.
    3. How to make effective hiring decisions.

  • CPC033 - Accounting for What You Do
    Oftentimes new entrepreneurs have some knowledge of accounting but usually not enough. This course teaches students how to build cash-flow, profit-loss, and balance statements, why the double-entry bookkeeping system is beneficial, how debits and credits work and the three types of depreciation.
  • Learning Outcomes:

    1. Building cash-flow statements.
    2. Understand profit-loss statements,
    3. Explain and analyze balance sheets

  • CPC034 - Producing Quality Goods and Services
    One of the most important elements in growing a successful business is to provide quality goods and services. Through this course students will learn the important steps for doing that. They include the following: Developing a quality measurement method for the product/service; Understanding incremental quality improvement; Developing a system for feedback from customers and consumers to measure quality; and the key safety regulations that apply to the product/service as well as the workplace.
  • Learning Outcomes:

    1. Balance appetites for expansion, new ventures or projects with quality and risks.
    2. Learn about production efficiency.
    3. Understand the concepts of lean production.

  • CPC035 - Taking Your Business Plan to the Bank
    All new businesses need funding to launch. During this course instructors will teach how to create a business plan that bankers/investors will support and be willing to fund. This will include how to strategically plan for the future of your business in a way that will help you navigate the market successfully. Since this is the final course of the certificate instructors will also tie together all the lessons from the previous courses to ensure students leave with solid foundation for starting their new ventures.
  • Learning Outcomes:

    1. Developing, introducing, presenting ideas to management or investors.
    2. Refine a completed business plan.
    3. Get expert business plan feedback.

***Participants must complete all five courses to obtain the certificate, but any one course may be taken individually.

Price for Certificate:

Individual Course: $149
Total Certificate: $745

Program Schedule:

  • CPC031 - Principles of Entrepreneurship and the Purpose of Business
  • CPC032 - Customers, Consumers and Hiring the Best Employees
  • CPC033 - Accounting for What You Do
  • CPC034 - Producing Quality Goods and Services
  • CPC035 - Taking Your Business Plan to the Bank
    Current Section: July 10 - August 10, 2014

All Sessions - Regent University Communication & Performing Arts Center Room 102 and Online | Day Two and Beyond | Online via Blackboard

Discover the Regent Difference:

  • $745 for the entire program.
  • Taught entirely online.
  • Taught by the Number One credentialed online MBA Faculty in the United States, as Ranked by US News and World Report.
  • No application process. No registration fees.
  • All course materials included in the cost of the program.
Instructors:

Dr. Gary Oster currently serves as a professor and Director of the Doctor of Strategic Leadership program. Prior to his academic endeavors, Gary was an executive in high-technology corporations, both domestically and overseas, focusing primarily upon the computer, electronics and automotive industries.

Dr. Bruce Winston is the former Dean and current professor at the School of Business and Leadership at Regent University. He is an expert in leadership, organizational development, university administration and strategic foresight. He serves as a lecturer and consultant in the U.S., Canada, Europe and South Africa.

Dr. Emilyn Cabanda has been a conference chair and speaker in operations research and management sciences areas for professional organizations and universities in Australia, France, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, Malaysia, Japan, and Philippines.

Dr. Tim Redmer possesses a wealth of expertise in the areas of managerial accounting, budgeting, nonprofit accounting and corporate finance. He is a frequent presenter at various professional business conferences throughout the U.S. and has served more than 30 years in public and private education.