The following curriculum develops the basic skills necessary for success in the entrepreneur world. The classes provide a foundation for understanding entrepreneurship and how the business process works. This leads to a Certificate of Entrepreneurship and represents the first year of a two-year AAS degree in Small Business Management. Upon completion of this program, students will:

  • Be given the basic proficiencies needed to operate a successful small business;
  • Understand and be able to explain a broad overview of the basics of entrepreneurship;
  • Identify the various services provided by the S.B.A;
  • Be able to explain the various components of a business plan;
  • Identify the pros and cons of various forms of business organization; and
  • Discuss the start up of a new business and outline the steps necessary to get the business open and running.

Program Requirements

See the Academic Catalog.


Ronnie Laudati
BSS 127
(406) 756-3990

Chad Shilling
Room #105
(406) 293-2721, ext. 233


For general information, contact the Admissions office: (406) 756-3847.
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