Are you a self-starter who wants to work for yourself? Have you always dreamed of starting your own business but just need the right set of business tools?
In just one semester you can learn the critical skills you’ll need to draw up a business plan, locate resources and funding and plan for the success of your own business, no matter what field it’s in! Best of all, El Centro’s Small Business Academy classes are taught completely online, so you can take courses around your work schedule.
Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’s targeted occupations lists eight separate business management and administration positions as high-growth areas this year.
America’s Career Infonet also projects high increase (more than 10 percent) in a number of management jobs in various fields. More than 20 percent job growth is projected through 2022 in management positions in administrative services, computer and information systems, marketing, and medical and health services – the top growth area.
Before you risk investing time and money, get the practical skills and business knowledge you’ll need, including:
By the end of the program, you should be able to answer these critical questions:
El Centro College
El Centro College is the only one of the seven colleges of DCCCD to offer the Small Business Academy program.
The Small Business Academy Certificate (Gainful Employment Information) is a Level I certificate program in entrepreneurship. The program is designed to teach foundational business competencies that provide the knowledge and practical skills to plan, start and run your own business. It can be completed in three semesters.