Entrepreneurship and Small Business is a certification that ensures tomorrow’s leaders are prepared with the knowledge they need to get ahead in today’s business field competition. Whether you are starting a bakery or launching the next billion dollar startup, ESB qualifies a students’ understanding of core business principles, including the essentials needed to launch and maintain a successful business.
Candidates for ESB certification will be expected to have key conceptual knowledge of entrepreneurial and small business principles through at least 150 hours of instruction. It is not required for students to have real-world experience in order to take and pass the exam.
- Why teach entrepreneurship?
Entrepreneurship education teaches kids to think outside the box and nurtures unconventional talents and skills. Furthermore, it creates more opportunities, ensures social justice, instills confidence, and stimulates the economy.
- Why should students study and seek certification in ESB?
ESB certification prepares students who will wish to enter the small business sector immediately upon high school graduation. The entrepreneurial concepts taught by this certification ensure that these students are college and career ready.