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ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM

Entrepreneurship Certificates

We offer certificates in both "general" entrepreneurship, and more focused certificates for those of you with well-defined business ownership goals in a variety of Chabot programs, including automotive technology, family child care, consumer technology, real estate, personal fitness, industrial technology support, and administrative assisting.    These more focused certificates combine the key technical and vocational skills you'll need in your business with the basics of business ownership skills.  More of these programs to come!

Entrepreneurship - General

The Entrepreneurship program prepares students to start a small business.  The focus is on identifying business opportunities, developing an in-depth business plan, and building the skills needed to operate a small business.  All courses in this certificate are offered online or hybrid online (some online work, with weekly class meetings).  Certificate requirementsWord or PDF

Certificate Program Eligible for Financial Aid: Entrepreneurship

Family Child Care Entrepreneur - Pending state approval

This certificate provides students interested in opening a home-based child care business with the essential early childhood education AND essential administrative and entrepreneurship skills they will need to successfully start and operate a business.  This certificate will enable a family childcare operator to be a fully qualified teacher according to state standards, to understand the operations/administration of a child care facility, to learn basic entrepreneurship skills, and will provide students with an additional certificate credential to use in marketing.  Certificate requirementsWord or PDF

Music Industry Entrepreneur

 This certificate provides students interested in self-employment in the music industry with the essential music business knowledge, a core music recording technology background AND essential entrepreneurship skills they will need to succeed in self-employment and/or operating a music business.  Certificate requirementsWord or PDF

Certificate Program Eligible for Financial Aid: Music Industry Entrepreneur

Consumer Technology Entrepreneur

The Consumer Technology Entrepreneurship program prepares students to start an home computer repair and networking business. The focus is on developing core IT skills and key business start-up and management skills. All courses in this certificate are offered online or hybrid online (some online work, with weekly class meetings). Certificate requirementsWord or PDF

Certificate Program Eligible for Financial Aid: Consumer Technology Entrepreneur

Personal Fitness Entrepreneur

The Personal Fitness Training Entrepreneurship program prepares students to start a small personal fitness training business. The focus is on developing core training skills and key business start-up skills.  Certificate requirementsWord or PDF

Information Technology Support Entrepreneur - Pending state approval

The IT Support Entrepreneurship program prepares students to start an IT Support business. The focus is on developing core IT skills and key business start-up skills.All courses in this certificate are offered online. Certificate requirementsWord or PDF

Administrative Assisting Entrepreneur

The Administrative Assistant Entrepreneurship program prepares students to start a small home-based administrative support business.  The focus is on building core administrative assisting capabilities, supplemented with entrepreneurship and business planning courses. All courses in this certificate are offered online. Certificate requirements:  Word or PDF

Certificate Program Eligible for Financial Aid: Administrative Assistant Entrepreneur

Automotive Technology Entrepreneur

The Automotive Technology Entrepreneurship program introduces students to the fundamentals of automotive repair business ownership.  The focus is on developing core automotive technology skills, and key business start-up skills. Certificate requirements Word or PDF

Real Estate Entrepreneur

The Real Estate Entrepreneurship program prepares students for success as a realtor.  The focus is on building the core real estate capabilities required for licensing, supplemented with an entrepreneurship course to develop business skills. All courses in this certificate are offered online. Certificate requirementsWord or PDF

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