Bucks is committed to helping our students and community cultivate their entrepreneurial spirit and build businesses that have an impact on our local economy.

Entrepreneurship Program

Calling all entrepreneurs! Our 11-week training program provides you with the skills, knowledge, and mentorship to start or grow your business!
Program Details

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Calling all entrepreneurs! Our 11-week Workforce Development training program provides you with the skills, knowledge, and mentorship to start or grow your business!

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing for Entrepreneurs
  • Financials for Start-ups
  • Website Development

Work one-on-one with a business coach to help guide and meet your specific goals. You will develop a business plan pitch deck as part of the class and earn 3 college credits! The culminating project will be a pitch event, run in conjunction with StartUp Bucks. StartUp Bucks is nonprofit organization created by and for entrepreneurs to support new and existing startups to drive economic and cultural growth in and beyond Bucks County. You will receive feedback and suggestions from a panel of successful entrepreneurs and industry experts.

Program details

Class format: Online instruction is live with professor, cohort-based, via an online learning platform.

Dates: Cohort runs Wednesday, September 11 through Wednesday, November 18

  • Classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8:30 p.m.
  • The pitch event will be held Thursday, December 5 from 6-8 p.m. at the Newtown Campus.

Cost: Training is free for Bucks County, PA residents that meet the eligibility requirements. Candidates must have a high school diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE) certification and will be interviewed to determine program suitability.

Total hours of instruction: 55 hours

Total credits: Earn 3 college credits for MGMT-155 Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Credential: Non-credit certificate

Eligibility: Must be a U.S Citizen or have a Green Card

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For more information, contact Leslie Doll at 267-685-4845 or email leslie.doll@bucks.edu.


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Funded by the American Rescue Plan Act.

Information Sessions

Get an inside look at the 11-week online Entrepreneurship@Bucks non-credit certificate program. Information sessions will be held via Zoom.


Session Date Session Time
Tuesday, July 30 1-3 p.m.
Tuesday, August 6 1-3 p.m.


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Intellectual Property

Hear from Business + Innovation faculty about why intellectual property is important and how it relates to entrepreneurship.

What is intellectual property?

Intellectual property is a work or invention that is the result of creativity, such as a manuscript or a design, to which one has rights and for which one may apply for a patent, copyright, trademark, etc.