Entrepreneurship: Assessment and Foundations


ALLIANCE PARTNER: Peregrine Global Services


This dynamic course is based on a unique model of entrepreneurial methodology developed by Forbes School of Business and Technology at The University of Arizona Global Campus. Entrepreneurship encompasses imagining the unknown, taking inspired action, and embracing uncertainty to create a new future. It involves the identification, evaluation, and exploitation of opportunities to address challenges and to solve problems.

In today’s business environment, almost half of all working adults say they would like to launch their own companies and be their own boss. This course is designed to give individuals an understanding of entrepreneurial methodology as the foundation for gaining the practical knowledge and skills of successful entrepreneurship. Elements of entrepreneurship are essential to any business education, no matter the particular specialty or major.

In this course, you will learn how your imagination, creativity, innovation, and passion can bring new ideas to fruition that inspire others.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to

  • Evaluate personal capability and skill set to embrace entrepreneurial thinking.
  • Develop an understanding of entrepreneurship and its methodology across a variety of people and organizational contexts.
  • Develop an understanding of the entrepreneurial skill sets needed to drive the entrepreneurial engine.

This entrepreneur training certificate course is provided by the Knowledge Innovation Center in association with the Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford University, and is accepted by Ashford University using traditional course and program evaluation criteria.

Belhaven University PLA Credits Assessed: 1

*Note, there is a maximum number of PLA credits that may be applied toward a degree program.  Refer to the Belhaven University website for the latest on PLA policies.