Professional Development Certificate Programs

Professional Development: Entrepreneurship Programs

For nearly 40 years, the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship on the SMU Campus has helped new and current entrepreneurs keep pace with the challenges and opportunities of starting and operating a successful business. Through the Institute’s dynamic programs, you’ll interact with other entrepreneurs, learn by doing, and gain the skills and knowledge you need to thrive as a business owner.

This eight-session course covers the essentials of starting a successful business. You’ll explore key topics in entrepreneurship, including raising capital, market research, intellectual property protection, managing cash and writing a business plan. In the final session, you’ll have a chance to hear from and interact with a distinguished entrepreneur

- Starting A Business Certificate Program.