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Small Business Management Certificate Program

Starting a new business is an overwhelming challenge.  The ASU-SBDC developed the Small Business Management Certificate Program to help meet the needs of aspiring small business owners.  The program will help participants build essential business skills and knowledge on how to run a successful business.  Once you complete the requirements, you will receive your SBMCP certificate at a graduation ceremony.

The ASU-SBDC provides two tracks for earning your certificate:

Track Certifications
TRACK 1: SELF PACED ($75)
TRACK 2: 8-WEEK COURSE ($75)

You have one year to attend all required face to face training events and complete all requirements.

ENROLL IN SELF-PACED

 

 

You have 8 weeks to complete all requirements which will be provided in a consecutive 8-week time span

 VIEW UPCOMING DATES ON THE CALENDAR TO ENROLL IN THE NEXT 8-WEEK SESSION

 

SBMCP 8-week course

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
(Requirements for both Self Paced & 8 Week Options)

  • ENROLL IN PROGRAM (Pay one time fee of $75)
  • Attend all 8 Required Face to Face Training Events
  • Meet with an SBDC Certified Business Advisor
  • Complete 2 Online Training Modules
  • View IRS Tax Module Online
  • Complete Draft Business Plan
  • Graduate!

REQUIRED SEMINARS (NO substitutions)

  • Starting Your Own Business? What You Need to Know!
  • Business Plan I (“Narrative”)
  • Business Plan II (“Financials”)
  • Financing Options (“Finding Funding for Your Business”)
  • Marketing 101 (“Basics of Marketing & Branding”)
  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Bookkeeping Basics
  • Choosing Your Legal Structure (“Basics of Business Entities”)

 

SBMCP Upcoming Events

January 26th, 2017

SBMCP Sponsorship 

There are many benefits to sponsoring the SBMCP.

Learn More About Sponsorship