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Creative Enterprise Ownership

This program gives you business knowledge just where you need it. Each course provides focused information in a particular area of business management and will help you write a business plan as well as run your business efficiently and profitably. 

Not all courses are offered every semester.
Links direct you to current offerings.

A total of 8 courses is required to complete this program.

Required courses
CEO 001     Setting a Course for Your Business
CEO 003     Formulating Your Financial Strategy
CEO 008     Marketing Techniques for Promoting Business
CEO 075     Business Strategy: Plan for Success

Recommended courses
CEO 004     Managing Money in a Small Enterprise
CEO 005     Legal Basics for Business Start-ups 
CEO 200     FutureLab

Free-choice courses
CEO 002     Knowing Your Market
CEO 009     Building Your Business Brand
CEO 010     How to Launch an Online Business
CEO 011     Fundamentals of Online Retailing
CEO 012     Selling Your Products and Services
CEO 013     Getting Press and Publicity
CEO 014     Marketing Your Products to Boutiques
CEO 015     The Power of Negotiation
CEO 016     Managing a (Very) Small Business
CEO 019     Creative Business Plans for Consulting Success
CEO 020     Opening Your Own Boutique
CEO 027     Communicating Your Brand
CEO 030     Social Media Marketing
CEO 031     Building a Vintage Business
CEO 033     How to Plan, Produce and Market a Pop-up Shop
CEO 035     Licensing
CEO 038     Video Marketing
CEO 039     Coaching for the Interior Designer/ Architect
CTB 011      Excel II
CTD 641     Search Engine Optimization

Students interested in a Professional Development Certificate of completion must file an affidavit form after completing the first course in the certificate. This will also enable you to obtain your official FIT ID. You may obtain this form from the instructor of your first course or by contacting Andrea Adkins-Miller from Certificate Programs at You may also pick it up from the Center for Professional Studies, located in the Pomerantz Center, room D130.
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