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 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 - Entrepreneurship Certificate

International Entrepreneurship Badge

Offered jointly with CU Denver’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), the International Entrepreneurship Badge is an exciting, 4-course non-degree certificate program in International Entrepreneurship. Designed with the global entrepreneur in mind, the certificate empowers students with a balanced synergy of educational fundamentals and experiential opportunities needed to succeed internationally. Students take two specialized international entrepreneurship courses and two additional courses from a menu of electives. The badge is a Visa-approved program for international students. 

Program Information - 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 - Bioinnovation Certificate