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After you graduate

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When most of us think of “entrepreneurs,” we think of famous billionaires. While some entrepreneurs do indeed go on to become fabulously wealthy, entrepreneurs are more diverse than you might imagine. Most businesses in the state of Florida are small businesses run by entrepreneurs. Your neighbor, in fact, might be an entrepreneur – though few might see themselves that way.

In good times and bad, great business have always found ways to succeed. In fact, small businesses form the backbone of our state economy, accounting for 44 percent of private-sector jobs*. While starting a business always carries a degree of risk (a challenge many entrepreneurs relish), the skills you’ll learn at Miami Dade College will prepare you to succeed.

While some graduates will immediately go into business for themselves, others will put their skills to work elsewhere and run their small businesses on the side, becoming Second Job Entrepreneurs.

Continuing Your Education

While this program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to start your own fledgling company, you may wish to continue your education.

All credits earned as part of this College Credit Certificate program transfer to the Associate in Science Marketing Management - Entrepreneurship degree. Several other workshops and seminars are available at varying times throughout the year that can give you training from professionals and can help you make connections with other aspiring entrepreneurs. Finally, the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship holds national conferences, offers access to great articles, and even has resources available for members. The more you know about starting, operating, and maintaining a business, the more likely you are to form an organization that develops into a lasting source of satisfaction, income, and pride.


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