Continuing Professional Education

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A Certificate in Entrepreneurship gives business professionals the ability to marshal resources and seize new business opportunities with the knowledge and confidence to succeed. It is NOT necessary to be registered in a Master’s or MBA program to obtain this certificate, but all students must have a Bachelor’s Degree.

The Jake Jabs Center offers non-degree certificates in entrepreneurship, bioinnovation and international entrepreneurship. View the program guides below for specific course information for each certificate.

Graduate Entrepreneurship Certificate

The Entrepreneurship Certificate provides a range of focused courses geared towards individuals looking to start their own business. Students are given the opportunity to learn from case studies, classroom instruction, and guest lectures featuring successful entrepreneurs and renowned business leaders. All courses are taught at the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship located in the heart of downtown Denver, voted the top city for business and careers in the nation by Forbes. Students must complete three entrepreneurship courses to receive the specialization.

Program Information - Non-Degree Entrepreneurship Certificate

Entrepreneurship (Online) Certificate 

The Entrepreneurship Online Certificate program provides a range of focused courses in a convenient digital format geared towards individuals looking to start their own business. The Online Certificate is available to degree and non-degree students. Requirements include completion of three entrepreneurship courses.

Program Information - Non-Degree Online Entrepreneurship Certificate

International Entrepreneurship Badge

Offered jointly with CU Denver’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), the International Entrepreneurship Badge is a new opportunity for students in the Certificate in Entrepreneurship program. The Badge is an additional specialization opportunity for students who have or will receive a Certificate in Entrepreneurship. The badge is a Visa-approved program for international students.

Program Information - Non-Degree International Entrepreneurship Badge

Bioinnovation Certificate 

This Bioinnovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate provides students the opportunity to gain insight into the rapidly growing field of bioinnovation. Taking advantage of the incredible Colorado biocluster, in collaboration with faculty at Anschutz Medical Campus, this certificate is one-of-a-kind, geared toward helping bioentrepreneurs achieve commercial success.

Program Information - Non-Degree Bioinnovation Certificate

Jake Jabs JumpStartup Bootcamp

The Jake Jabs JumpStartup Bootcamp is a seminar program designed for individuals seeking to gain insight into starting their own businesses. This program is open to current startup owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. Learn from local business experts about feasibility analysis, financial modeling, legal and insurance, operations, and branding and marketing. This educational program provides the tools needed to create new entrepreneurial opportunities and build effective and successful business plans. 

Check back for dates of our next JumpStartup Bootcamp!