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Entrepreneurship Program Details

You’ve always wanted to be your own boss, and now is the time to do it! If you are a self motivated person who is ready to take the next step in owning your own business, but aren’t sure where to even begin, check out the Entrepreneurship program at CVTC. This one year program takes you from start to finish in developing your business idea and preparing a business plan.

Classes in finance, marketing, and communication prepare you to tackle many of the hurdles that new business owners face. CVTC also works with many local entrepreneurs and business leaders to help you develop a network of experienced and knowledgeable mentors who have been through the process of starting a business, and can help answer your questions.

This affordable program gets you the education you need to be a successful entrepreneur without a huge time commitment. With classes starting in January or August you can still get started this year. You can apply online or stop in and our helpful, knowledgeable staff can answer any of your questions. Don’t keep putting off your dream of being your own boss, CVTC makes starting and running your own business simple. Apply today!

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Just the Facts

30 Credit Technical Diploma

Length of Program:
One Year

Delivery Method

Program Location
Eau Claire

Start Dates

Financial Aid Eligible: Yes

Estimated Program Cost
Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $4,903

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Additional Information

Gainful Employment Data

Non-Traditional Occupation

How To Enroll

Enrolling at CVTC is easy! You will need to complete an online application.  If you are ready to apply now, click here.

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These are a few of the courses you will take in the Entrepreneurship program.
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  • Entrepreneurial Finance
    In this course, students will identify and evaluate various sources available for funding a small business. Students will understand financial terminology, write a loan proposal, and read, prepare and analyze a financial statement. Students will explain the importance of working capital and cash management.
  • Marketing Principles
    A comprehensive look at marketing concepts and functions. Concepts include: marketing mix, marketing decision making, segmentation, promotion, research, product development, distribution, and logistics. Marketing Principles introduces modern marketing practices, studies the essential role played by marketing in society, as well as techniques used for various industries.
  • Entrepreneurial Ideas
    In this course, students will generate ideas for entrepreneurial businesses, analyze market conditions, and determine the opportunities that exist for an entrepreneurial venture. Students will learn about lean startups and determine the product-market fit/viability of the business idea.


  • Entrepreneur
  • Inventor
  • Owner

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