Small Business Management / Entrepreneurship

For those who need to manage a small business or those who aspire to start their own business, an understanding of how to manage a small business, develop a business plan, manage employees, and manage projects is crucial. This complex skill set is not only useful when one wants to manage a small business or start an entrepreneurial venture but also is an important selling point for job applicants.

Program Description

The Certificate in Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship helps provide this background. In many cases, the courses within the Certificate program can be taken as a part of the requirements, or as electives, within the student's regular degree program. The certificate requires the successful completion of four Management courses listed below with a grade of at least a "C" (2.0) for each course. A minimum of three of the four courses must be completed at UWF.

This certificate is only available to non-degree seeking students through partnership between the College of Business and other organizations. Degree seeking students cannot pursue this certificate.

This is an undergraduate certificate program.

MAN 3301 Human Resources Management 3
MAN 3583 Project Management 3
MAN 3802 Small Business/Family Business Management 3
MAN 4801 Business Plan Development for New Ventures 3

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Program Contact

For additional information, or to schedule an appointment to speak to an advisor in the Department of Management and Management Information Systems, please feel free to contact us by e-mail (, or by phone 850.474.2310. To schedule an appointment to speak to an advisor, contact the COB Student Engagement and Advising Center at 850.474.3442.

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