Entrepreneurship and Small Business Setup Career Path

Prepare for ESB certification and become qualified to start your own business

Would you like to start a new business? Would you like to use your creative ideas to bring new goods and services to your community? Prepare for your future as an entrepreneur or small business owner with our Entrepreneurship and Small Business career pathway.


You'll learn:

  • Applying business concepts to turn your ideas into a small business
  • Taking steps to finance your business
  • Marketing your business to consumers
  • Managing the finances of your business
  • Navigating business law and regulations

Plus, upon completion, you will be prepared to take the ESB Certification exam* giving you valuable knowledge that you can build on at the college level or put this credential to work right away by starting your own small business.


Enrollment includes:

  • 24/7/365 access to engaging courses focused on your goal
  • Flexible, self-paced learning
  • Instruction and helpful feedback from certified teachers
  • Guidance and support from experienced life coaches

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* Certification exams are not included. Exam registration and fees must be completed separately.

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Work at Your Own Pace

With our flexible schedules and self-paced programs, you choose when you want to work on your assigments - day or night! Courses are available 24/7/365.

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Highly-qualified certified teachers are trained to bring online learning to life through regular communication, live and recorded lessons, and live help office hours. In addition, our passionate, experienced GlobalED Life Coaches work 1-on-1 with you to guide, support, and keep you on track to meet your goals.

Start your career without a mountain of debt.

$295 Tuition per Course

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Courses

7 courses • Estimated average of 400 total hours of self-paced instruction
General Courses
Business Information Management A/B
Do you dream of owning your own business someday, or working for a company in a leadership position? Wherever your path may lead you, having the essential knowledge of business types, requirements to start a business, understanding of finances, business law, marketing, sales, customer service, and more, will ensure you’re on the path to success. Let’s explore your passion for business in this course!
Entrepreneurship 1a: Introduction
Do you dream of owning your own business someday, or working for a company in a leadership position? Wherever your path may lead you, having the essential knowledge of business types, requirements to start a business, understanding of finances, business law, marketing, sales, customer service, and more, will ensure you’re on the path to success. Let’s explore your passion for business in this course!
Web Technologies A/B
This course will cover careers in web technology, uses of web technology, and emerging trends in web technology. It also covers principles of design and creation of graphics. In addition, the course covers Internet protocols, web development tools, and client-server processing. The course also covers web page creation using HTML and style sheets. Finally, the course covers website design and the web development process.
Principles of Business, Marketing & Finance A/B
Discover the fundamental knowledge that will help you pursue a career in business, as well as always generating interest and buzz around the products and services offered. Explore different types of businesses and ownership forms, the impact of governments on business, and the marketing of goods and services. Learn about globalization, free trade, and various economic systems, as well as the impact of technology on business, business ethics, and social responsibility.
Specialized Courses
Cybersecurity 1a: Foundations
We depend more and more on the technologies we interact with every day, and we put more and more of our personal data out there online. Can all of that data really be kept “secret”? We all need to know more about how to protect our personal information, especially given how much we rely on and use our network devices and media. You’ll learn about the various parts of your computer, how they work together, and how you can manipulate them to keep your data safe. You’ll also dive into the tools, technologies, and methods that will help protect you from an attack and discover the many opportunities in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity. Note: This course has 8 units and is recommended to be taught over a single semester.
Sports and Entertainment Marketing v3.0
Whether you are watching a famous athlete make an unbelievable play or witnessing a sensational singing performance, the world of sports and entertainment is never boring. Although it may seem impossible for you to be a part of this glittery world, it’s not! The Sports and Entertainment Marketing field offers careers that combine entertainment with traditional marketing, but with a whole lot more glamour. Explore basic marketing principles while delving deeper into the multi billion dollar sports and entertainment industry. Learn how professional athletes, sports teams, and famous entertainers are marketed as commodities and how the savvy people who handle these deals can become very successful. This course will show you exactly how things work behind the scenes of a major entertainment event and how you can be part of the act. Note: This course has 10 units and is recommended to be taught over 2 semesters, but can be accelerated to be completed within a single semester if desired.
Entrepreneurship 1b: Make Your Idea a Reality
You have the business idea; now it’s time to go from dream to reality. Throughout this course, you’ll explore different topics representing the major parts of a business plan, such as risk, hiring, pricing, marketing, and more. By completing activities, you’ll create a viable document you can use to help you start your business by the end of the course. Let’s bring your dream to life! Note: This course has 8 units and is recommended to be taught over a single semester

Start your career without a mountain of debt.

$295 Tuition per Course