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Entrepreneurship & Education

The City of Deltona has a booming economy, one of the fastest growing in the country.

Along with our City’s growth, we see a great increase in Education and Workforce Development. Campuses like Bethune-Cookman University are offering courses to students through the Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. The Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED) supports economic development through education with an entrepreneurial approach. With collaboration both internally and externally to reach goals through partnerships. Deltona’s economy is sustainable and thriving. The College of Business and Entrepreneurship prepares students for careers in International Business, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems Management, Management, Marketing, and Accounting.

Here are the goals based on the Official website for the University:
The objectives of The College of Business and Entrepreneurship are to provide the student with the following general business skills and competencies:

    • The ability to think critically.
    • The ability to apply analytical and technical skills in problem solving and research.
    • The ability to demonstrate leadership skills.
    • The ability to communicate effectively.
    • An understanding of legal, ethical and professional practices.
    • An understanding of the global and diverse nature of business.

As an accredited program, the ACBSP states this regarding educational programs:

Accrediting business education programs at the Associate, Baccalaureate, Masters, and Doctorate Degree levels worldwide since 1988.

ACBSP’s accreditation process follows the Baldrige model. The accreditation focuses on recognizing teaching excellence, determining student learning outcomes, and a continuous improvement model. ACBSP’s student-centered teaching and learning approach, which is measured and analyzed for quality, ensures that students gain the right skills from their educational investment. Institutions with programs accredited by ACBSP are committed to continuous improvement that ensures their business program will give students the skills employers want.

With such high and unified standards, the accredited program is a great way to kickstart your entrepreneurship zeal.

Unified Standards

There are seven standards by which business programs are evaluated before achieving accreditation:

1. Leadership

2. Strategic Planning

3. Student and Stakeholder Focus

4. Student Learning Assessment

5. Faculty Focus

6. Curriculum

7. Business Unit Performance


Interested in accelerating your entrepreneurial career?

This is a great way to start.

Enroll today at: wildcat.cookman.edu


The Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center

Information from The Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center provides a guiding hand as an online directory of resource agencies that serve entrepreneurs, organized for each stage of your business.

FLVEC is powered by The Corridor, a regional economic development initiative of the University of Central Florida, the University of South Florida and the University of Florida.

The City of Deltona is happy to assist new businesses, assuring their successful location in Deltona. The Office of Economic Development & Ecological Tourism Sustainability can assist in your establishing a Deltona business and can answer many questions. Contact Jerry Mayes, the City of Deltona’s “Employee of the Year” and Manager of Economic Development and Eco-Tourism Sustainability for more details on locations and incentives. We provide a wide variety of resources to help you get started.

“Good things are happening in Deltona.”




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