Program Overview

Miami Dade College offers a College Credit Certificate in Business Operations with a specialization in Small Business Operations for students who are interested in developing the skills and the knowledge of business, entrepreneurship, and technology in order to understand the processes and steps in innovation and developing a new enterprise. Students will develop the fundamental understanding of business operations necessary in order to functionally operate a small business. Students will gain a real-world and multidisciplinary approach to solving technical challenges and developing new products to meet consumer and business demand.

Through the certification, students will receive specialized education in the aspects necessary for small business management. Those classes include financial accounting, principles of accounting, principles of business, principles of management, principles of marketing, business mathematics, and small business management.     

Through completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the professionalism and skill necessary to earn the degree. Through these qualities, students completing the program are qualified to operate or work with small businesses.  These qualifications include but are not limited to: the ability to demonstrate knowledge of management, marketing, and financial management of entrepreneurial ventures, to demonstrate knowledge of sound business principles in developing and evaluating ideas for business startup and expansion, and to demonstrate the ability to prepare and evaluate a business plan.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Miami Dade College is a four-year public school located in Miami, Florida. MDC was founded in 1959 as Dade County Junior College and is now the largest college in the Florida College System and the second largest in the United States. Miami Dade has eight campuses and 21 outreach centers located throughout the Miami Dade County.

    Miami Dade College offers more than 150 programs that lead to certificates of completion, associate’s degrees, and bachelor’s degrees. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, and weekend, as well as online. MDC offers fully online degrees at each level.


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