Entrepreneurship Classes


Houston Community College offers a variety classes that can be taken individually and can also be applied towards one or more of the certificates or the degree below.  Interested in some indiviual classes?  Take a look at some featured classes below.  To review a list of classes offered in each certificate, click on the gold links.  Click on each course to get a course description and review class sessions (including days and times) offered in the coming semester at Houston Community College campuses throughout the Greater Houston area.


Featured College Credit Classes:


Entrepreneurship & Economic Development | BUSG | 1373 ==> Now Called BUSG 1307

Overview of entrepreneurship as an economic development strategy. Includes community support systems for entrepreneurs.

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Small Business Management | BUSG | 2309

A course on how to start and operate a small business. Topics include facts about a small business, essential management skills, how to prepare a business plan, financial needs, marketing strategies, and legal issues.

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 Principles of Marketing | MRKG | 1311

Introduction to the marketing functions: identification of consumer and organizational needs; explanation of economic, psychological, sociological, and global issues; and description and analysis of the importance of marketing research.

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Entrepreneurship AAS and Certificates


Marketing – Innovation and Enterprise Specialization – AAS


Marketing – Enterprise Development – Certificate Level I


Marketing – Social Enterprise – Certificate Level I


Business Administration & Management –  Entrepreneurship – Certificate


Featured Importing/Exporting Certificates


Certified Global Business Specialist – Occupational Skills Achievement Award


International Business – Global Exporting – Certificate Level II


Note:  When reviewing certificates and courses offered, please note that Entrepreneurship & Economic Development has been renamed BUSG 1307.  For more information on Fall 2016 offerings use the gold links in this sentence to choose a class section that is convenient for you: BUSG 1307



HCC also offers Continuing Education Classes Online for Small Business



Take Advantage of Classes Combined with Workshops, Seminars, Summits, Competitions, One-on-One Advising and more at the Center for Entrepreneurship –  Connect with other entrepreneurs and a host of small business experts and resource partners through workshops, seminars and boot camps, one-hour advising appointments with a small business mentor, competitions to refine and polish your written plan and verbal presentation skills.  The Center for Entrepreneurship is designed for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs as a focal point, providing practical learning, peer-to-peer and group training, one-on-one business advising and connections to entrepreneurial resources and resource partners in Houston who can help start and grow businesses.


Completers 2016 Smaller Banner JV1_6509HCC Grows Entrepreneurs!

HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition – 2016 Completer Teams pictured at right.



Center for Entrepreneurship – HCC Northwest:  Call 713-718-6650 or email c4e@hccs.edu to book a One-on-One Counseling Session with business advisor.  Go to www.hccbizconnect.org for more information on Workshops/Seminars/Boot Camps/Summits, the HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition, and for more on all Center for Entrepreneurship offerings.