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OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

Business Venturing Certificate

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Business Venturing Certificate – CTBVCG

College of Business
College of Business Annex 351
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701

Delivery Mode: Online

Terms of Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Enrollment Eligibility: Current degree-seeking student or non-degree status

Certificate Overview

Expected time to complete degree: 3 semesters

The Business Venturing Certificate addresses a critical need for professionals to develop the competences that enable venturing in an established organization or startup. Students will develop innovative competences, and mindset for self or organization. Students will also develop the competences in individuals (transferable to organizations) that can help map, build, and grow entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Certificate Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Describe how existing organizations can become entrepreneurial.
  2. Construct a viable business model based on business ideas
  3. Create a business case for an idea/a new corporate venture

Opportunities upon Completion

Whether you are a mid-career professional or someone new to the business world, successful completion of the Business Venturing Certificate will enhance your knowledge in effectively developing and launching a new business or product line.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Current resume with optional cover letter
  • Online application with $35 fee
  • No GRE or GMAT scores required

International applicants must also submit:

  • TOEFL iBT score of 150 or IELTS of 7.5
  • General academic credentials evaluation (ECE or WES report)

Transfer credits are not accepted for this program.

International Students

This certificate program does not permit full-time enrollment in residence at Ohio University, and an I-20 cannot be issued based on admission to this program.

Completion Requirements

Complete a minimum of 9 hours as follows:

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