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Submitter's Information


Jason Parks


Dean of Instruction


Inland Empire/Desert


Norco College

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Program Details

Program Title

Entrepreneurship and the Team

Submission Type

New Program

TOPs Code

Small Business and Entrepreneurship (050640)

Projected Start Date


Catalog Description

This certificate is designed for those interested in starting their own business exposing students to the basics of entrepreneurship, including design thinking, customer assessment, problem solving, financing and leveraging resources. It will utilize the Business Model Canvas technique and will provide students with critical insights into the basics of founding-team formation. Students will learn about the Gig economy, legal business structures, e-commerce, networks,key relationships and the differences between the many types of solopreneurs.

Enrollment Completer Projections

25 students annually with a 2-3% variable of growth every year. 

Program Proposal Attributes

Program Award Type(s) (Check all that apply)
  • Certificate of Achievement: 16 or greater semester (or 24 or greater quarter) units (C)
Program Goal

Student will be able to develop a business plan outlining the viability and sustainability of their idea and key elements in establishing business partnerships

Student will be able to apply standard accounting practices in a business and able to recognize and evaluate finance opportunities.

Student will be able to create a Business Model Canvas showcasing its main components and be able to produce and deliver a compelling presentation.

Student will be able to demonstrate the principles of the Gig Economy and recognize the different types of entrepreneurial categories.

Course Units and Hours

Total Certificate Units (Minimum and Maximum)


Units for Degree Major or Area of Emphasis (Minimum and Maximum)


Total Units for Degree (Minimum and Maximum)


Course Report

Program Requirements Narrative

Course Title Units
ENP 50 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
ENP 51 Entrepreneurship Basics 3
ENP 53 Money, Finance, and Accounting for Entrepreneurs 3
ENP 54 Business Model Canvas and Presentations for Entrepreneurs 3
ENP 70 Building an Entrepreneurial Team 3
ENP 71 Solopreneurship 3

Program Requirements
(Y1 or S1)

Supporting Documents

Inland/Empire Desert Regional Questions

Submission Details

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12/12/19 - 06:34 PM



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Diann Thursby Super User   ·  12/19/19

Received regional recommendation at 12-18-19 IEDRC Deans Meeting.