Small Business (Small Business Institute)

What will I learn in this program?

The program is designed to provide complete basic knowledge to the student interested in owning and operating his or her own small business. Whatever your business plan, whether it be the one-person, home-based enterprise or a larger business endeavor, classes at the Small Business Institute are designed to meet your needs.  Students will increase the effectiveness and operation of their business in 5 areas: 1) Starting Out, 2) Management, 3) Finance, 4) Marketing, and 5) Export/Import and International Business.   Each course is "free-standing" and designed to provide complete basic knowledge to the student interested in that particular business field.

What kind of jobs can I get once I complete the program? How much will they pay?  What “demand” is expected for these jobs?

Occupation

Average Annual Salary

Expected Regional Demand

Managers

$65,800

Average Growth


Does this program have any special enrollment requirements?

N/A

Does this program have any special costs?

N/A

How long will it take to complete this program?

Degree/Certificate

Time to Complete*

Certificate in Small Business

1-2 Semesters

*Based on full-time attendance or 12 units per semester

How do I get more information on this program?

Department website: www.ccsf.edu/business
Small Business Institute: (415) 267-6577