Monday – January 21, 2019

Entrepreneurship (2017-2018)

School of Business / Business, Management & Administration Career Cluster

MATC Education Center at Walker's Square, 816 West National Avenue, Milwaukee
Also offered entirely online

For Information: 414-297-6395

Geared for students interested in starting their own, or assisting with, a small or family-run business, this certificate program provides a strong foundation in modern entrepreneurship

Topics covered include customer discovery, Lean Startup methods and traditional business plans. The two courses are offered in online, accelerated, blended formats.

Career Pathway: After earning this certificate, your credits can be applied to completing the Entrepreneurship technical diploma. Contact an MATC advisor for information.


Career Outlook: Entrepreneurs drive the economy. They are the first to try new products, develop trends, and capitalize on opportunities that their larger counterparts do not see. As the global economy shifts to a leaner and faster environment, opportunities, coupled with critical thinking, will permit entrepreneurs to succeed.

Admission Requirements — The following are required for admission to the program:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment


Start Dates: August/January/June

Curriculum effective 2017-18. 

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 





Introduction to Entrepreneurship




Business Plan




All credits must be earned at MATC with a 2.0 cumulative GPA or higher. Upon completion of the certificates's requirements, the student's transcript is notated with the credential earned.

Some certificates can be earned while completing associate degrees and/or technical diplomas that are eligible for financial aid. Certificate programs alone are not eligible for financial aid; consult an MATC advisor for information.

Curriculum requirements are subject to change.

For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.


Page updated April 2017.