New Venture Creation

  • Turns Ideas Into Successful Business Ventures
  • Taught by Serial Entrepreneurs
  • Builds Skills To Minimize Risk and Make Effective Decisions

Through an in-depth understanding of key business models, financial planning, business decision-making, entrepreneurial problem solving, persuasive marketing, and a passion for creation, ideas can become successful business endeavors. These courses are designed for entrepreneurs with big ideas. They teach basic skills, such as circumventing common pitfalls in the feasibility and development stages of starting a business, as well as advanced skills, such as strategically putting ideas into action for a sustainable business model.

This semester, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Entrepreneurial Skills for New Coaches

Learn how to establish a private coaching practice—one that aligns with your vision and values.

2022 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Entrepreneurship and the Arts

Explore the intersection of art and entrepreneurship, and acquire the knowledge needed to create your own arts-related enterprise.

2022 Fall
1 section

Entrepreneurship A-Z: Techniques for Operating Your Business

Learn everything you need to know about starting a business.

Capstone: Certificate in Food Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Develop your food and beverage product or service venture by creating a mission statement and job descriptions and preparing a business plan.

Food Experience, Design, and Marketing

Gain practical guidance about food and beverage product design, marketing, and consumer experience.

Food Retail Location Analysis

Analyze the critical factors of distribution, wholesale markets, and retail markets for food and beverage products.

Food and Beverage Logistics and Supply Chain

In this online foundation course, learn about recipe creation for the food and beverage product you are looking to introduce to the marketplace.

From Concept to Consumer

This foundation course takes you through food and beverage business planning and concept development.

Packaging Food and Beverage Products

Explore the necessities and options regarding packaging and protection of retail food and beverage products.

Venture Formation and Financing

This course details business creation options available and discusses professional services and financing to consider when starting a new venture.