Certificate in Entrepreneurship (ACE)

This online certificate program introduces key issues in entrepreneurship for those looking to start a business on their own. What does it take to build and grow a business from scratch? What personal characteristics are shared by successful entrepreneurs? What types of resources are available to budding entrepreneurs, and where can you find them? Learners who complete this program will have the answers to those questions and others that are essential to the success of their businesses.

Each 3 to 5 hour, self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies, and self-assessments that engage entrepreneurs and structure their learning about their field.

Upon successful completion of all courses, you can download a printable certificate of completion for this online course suite. This certificate has no textbooks or prerequisites.

Courses included in this certificate program are listed at the bottom of this page.

Key Features
Expert-supported
Mobile-friendly
Accessible
Badge and credit-awarding
Games & Flashcards
Video content
Real-world case studies
Audio-enabled in app

Refund Policy
You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of each course in the certificate has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.

Notes
All courses in this certificate have an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Courses included in this suite:

  • Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs
  • Business Law for Entrepreneurs
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership and Management for Entrepreneurs
  • Strategic Marketing for Entrepreneurs

Certificate Details

Courses may be taken separately, or as a certificate.

  • Dates: Open enrollment
  • Duration: 365 days
  • Time: 25 hours
  • Location:Online
  • Certificate Fee: $599.00 USD
  • CEUs: 2.5 CEUs IACET CEUs: 2.5
  • Code: 01-PRO-BUCO-ON

Mindedge Entrepreneurship Transcript

Accounting & Finance for Entrepreneurs

This course provides an introduction to key topics in accounting and finance for those involved in new ventures. It reviews financial accounting basics, including GAAP Principles and financial statements, and also covers key issues in finance, broadly defined as any financial or monetary activity that involves a company.
  • Dates: Open Enrollment
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Time: 5 hours
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $129.00 USD
  • CEUs: 5 CEUs IACET CEUs: .5
  • Code:01-PRO-BUCO-ON

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Business Law for Entrepreneurs

When starting a new venture, understanding the relevant laws can make or break your success. This course covers the basics of business law for an entrepreneur. It reviews legal structures for a new venture, intellectual property, employment law, contracts, government regulation, and personal and real property.
  • Dates: Open Enrollment
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Time: 5 hours
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $129.00 USD
  • CEUs: .5 CEUs IACET CEUs: .5
  • Code: 01-PRO-BUCO-ON

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Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Having an entrepreneurial spirit and a good idea is a great foundation to starting your own business. But you may need a bit more to succeed. This course explores the different aspects of entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs create and establish successful new ventures. It reviews issues and activities involved in starting a new business, including the decisions that must be made before an enterprise can be launched and established.
  • Dates: Open Enrollment
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Time: 5 hours
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $129.00 USD
  • CEUs: .5 CEUs IACET CEUs: .5
  • Code: 01-PRO-BUCO-ON

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Leadership & Management for Entrepreneurs

This course explores the leadership and management issues entrepreneurs face as they create and establish successful new ventures. It reviews the key managerial roles of planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling and their application in entrepreneurial settings. Further, the course addresses self-management for the entrepreneur--how an entrepreneur can manage his or her own time and maintain a proper work-life balance.
  • Dates: Open Enrollment
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Time: 5 hours
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $129.00 USD
  • CEUs: 5 CEUs IACET CEUs: .5
  • Code: 01-PRO-MALA-ON

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Strategic Marketing for Entrepreneurs

This course reviews the strategic issues that an entrepreneur faces while starting a new venture or business, and highlights the questions about market acceptance that must be answered during every stage of the entrepreneurial process.
  • Dates: Open Enrollment
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Time: 5 hours
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $129.00 USD
  • CEUs: .5 CEUs IACET CEUs: .5
  • Code: 01-PRO-MARK-ON

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