If you are planning to start a business or need to get a better handle on a small business that's already up and running, UC Berkeley Extension has courses designed to help you match the power of your ideas with sound business practices. Whether you need guidance on a business plan, financial tools or marketing tips, these hands-on courses, taught in a supportive environment, provide the core business fundamentals you need to succeed. Whether you take one course or several, prepare to meet instructors who are seasoned entrepreneurs and students who share the power of entrepreneurial thinking.
Explore business development topics including networking, partnerships, legal requirements, accounting, business models, sales, fundraising and team building. Learn more.
In this workshop, gain best practices and approaches to developing a musical project from design concept to product launch. Learn more.
Learn to define your product and service; find your target audience; assess your competition; and develop branding with company identity, website and collateral marketing tools. Learn more.
Build a clear, concise business plan, reinforced by a web presence tailored to your needs and goals. Learn more.
Study the skills needed to successfully start and effectively manage a small business, including project management, time management, decision making and the ability to manage others. Learn more.
Updated: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (EDP 312091)
The Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management presents a strong instructional foundation for beginning and successfully operating a small business venture. Finalize your business plan, and practice the next steps to executing and managing a successful business. Learn more.
Updated: Accounting (EDP 152074) Also Available Online!
The Certificate Program in Accounting is designed to provide you with a broad and thorough understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting practices, to keep you abreast of innovations in the field and to enhance your proficiency in accounting-related functions such as financial analysis and data interpretation. Learn more.
New! Financial Planning and Analysis (EDP 31223) Also Available Online!
With the Certificate Program in Financial Planning and Analysis, you gain an understanding of the analytical underpinnings of economic decision making to work in the high-growth area of corporate accounting and finance. Learn more.
Marketing (EDP 152033) Also Available Online!
The Certificate Program in Marketing offers in-depth knowledge on marketing research and planning, strategic marketing and emerging trends in social media and other innovative technologies. Learn more.
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