This program gives you the business skills you need to launch a business and run it efficiently and profitably. Each course focuses on one topic so that you can select just what you need.
Not all courses are offered every semester.
Links direct you to current offerings.
A total of 9 courses are required to earn a certificate; they need not be taken in order. We do recommend that you begin with CEO 001. If e-commerce is key to your business success, please see the certificate program, E-Commerce Essentials for Small Business.
CEO 001 Setting a Course for Your Business
CEO 003 Formulating Your Financial Strategy
CEO 004 Managing Money in a Small Enterprise
CEO 005 Legal Basics for Business Startups
CEO 008 Marketing Techniques for Promoting Business
CEO 075 Business Strategy: Plan for Success
CEO 002 Knowing Your Market
CEO 009 Building Your Business Brand
CEO 010 How to Launch an Online Business
CEO 011 Fundamentals of Online Retailing
CEO 012 Selling Your Products and Services
CEO 013 Getting Press and Publicity
CEO 014 Marketing Your Products to Boutiques
CEO 015 The Power of Negotiation
CEO 017 Creating Online Content for the Small Business
CEO 019 Creative Business Plans for Consulting Success
CEO 020 Owning and Operating Your Own Store
CEO 027 Promoting Your Brand
CEO 030 Social Media Marketing
CEO 031 Vintage: The First Sustainable Fashion Business
CEO 060 Building and Managing a Non-Profit
CEO 200 FutureLab
Students interested in a Professional Development Certificate of Completion must file an Affidavit Certificate Declaration after completing the first class of the certificate program. This will also enable you to obtain your official FIT ID. Getting Started with a Noncredit Certificate Program