Are you thinking of starting your own business? Harper College's CPE Entrepreneurship
courses can help you get your idea off the ground.
Our courses cover a wide range of topics, from ideation and prototyping to business
planning and marketing. We also offer hands-on workshops to help you gain the skills
and experience you need to be successful.
Whether you're a first-time entrepreneur or you're looking to take your business to
the next level, our entrepreneurship courses can help you achieve your goals. Here
are just a few of the topics covered in our Entrepreneurship courses:
- Funding your business
- Ideation and prototyping
- Product development
- Marketing your business or product
Our courses are taught by experienced professionals who can share their insights and
expertise with you. If you're ready to take the next step in your entrepreneurial
journey, register now for an upcoming course. Scholarships and WIOA funding may be
available. See our Funding Opportunities page for more information.
Entrepreneurship Course Descriptions
To find open classes in entrepreneurship, see the Upcoming Courses page. To get started, visit the How to Register page.
|LBS8205 Digital Marketing and CX|
Presents techniques on how to design, maintain, and market effective digital storefronts.
Focuses on communicating, selling, and providing content to Web-based stores and other
|LBS8202 Funding Your Business|
Investigates a variety of available resources for new venture and growth funding.
Examines opportunities for capital including options of debt, equity, crowdsourcing,
angel investors, friends, family plans, and grants. Designs the start-up pitch for
funding. Creates the financial statements for a business canvas or plan.
|LBS8204 Ideation and Prototyping |
Uses current technologies in 2D and 3D design. Students will create and execute entrepreneurial
product ideas. Products will be developed and fabricated from ideation to consumer
|LBS8206 Makerspace Build: 3D Printer |
Teaches students how to design and build high-performance 3D printers. Students will
build their own Voron V0 3D printer, an open-source printer that has a high value-to-price
ratio, good mechanical design, and high-speed printing. Students will discover how
the inner workings of the frame, motion system, motors, electronics, and firmware
work together to produce parts. Students will learn how to build, fix, maintain and
upgrade their own printers. This course has a supply fee of $500 for the printer.
|LBS8203 Makerspace Experience: IDEAShop |
Provides practical experience in product production using up to three varieties of
equipment and software at the MakerSpace and Entrepreneurship Center. This is a project-based
course where students build skill sets over time from beginner, intermediate, advanced,
and expert. This course may be repeated up to 3 times for a maximum of four credit
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