Online Undergraduate Certificates

Energizing Entrepreneurs: Food & Beverage Entrepreneurialism Essentials

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

This program will help you develop an adaptable, innovative, and resilient entrepreneurial mindset.

Courses will give you an overview of a variety of food-related topics, including:

  • the science and nutrition of food
  • food processing quality, and regulations
  • consumer-driven market analysis
  • product/service development
  • hospitality management
  • business and financial planning

You'll also have the opportunity to learn about human-centered design and empathetic problem-solving. This program is open to all majors and is ideal for students interested in consumer-driven entrepreneurialism.

Students eligible: Current University of Illinois students
Semesters of course offerings: Spring, Fall
Program length: 9 total credit hours
Format: Online, asynchronous