The ASU-SBDC developed the Small Business Management Certificate Program to help meet the needs of aspiring small business owners.  The program will help participants build essential business skills and knowledge on how to run a successful business.  Once you complete the requirements, you will receive your SBMCP certificate.  

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Business Start-up

    • Essentials to Business Startup

  • 2

    The Legal Side of Small Business Management

    • Choosing your Legal Structure

    • 5 Common Legal Mistakes

  • 3

    Financing

    • Finding Funding for Your Business

    • Understanding Financial Statements

  • 4

    Marketing & Advertising

    • Basics of a Marketing Strategy

    • Making Sense of Online Marketing in the Pandemic: A Simple Checklist for Success

  • 5

    IRS Small Business Tax Workshop

    • IRS Small Business Tax Workshop

  • 6

    Survey

    • SBDC Online Course Survey