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Colorado Women's College


Entrepreneurial Studies

Women are a significant and growing part of the world of entrepreneurship. The Metro-Denver area has the second largest percentage of women-owned start-ups in the country. The aim of the Entrepreneurial Studies Certificate is to prepare entrepreneurially minded women with the tools they need to grow and sustain new or existing start-up businesses through the study and application of entrepreneurial theory as well as fundamental business and professional skills and practices.

Objectives for students who pursue this certificate include an opportunity to

  • Examine entrepreneurial theories, practices, models, and applications with a particular emphasis on women;
  • Develop a comprehensive business plan;
  • Present their business plans to a panel of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists;
  • Develop the skills necessary to launch and manage a new venture.

The Entrepreneurial Studies Certificate requires 20 credit hours* of coursework, including one required course and four elective courses drawn from the prescribed curriculum.

*20 credit hours of coursework for qualified students.

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