"The Risks of Becoming a Business Owner" curriculum is designed to educate students on the potential risks and challenges associated with establishing a business. This curriculum provides insights into business insurance, capital and loans, legal representation, and business structure options.


This curriculum covers the potential challenges and pitfalls that can occur in the entrepreneurial journey, providing students with the knowledge to navigate these challenges effectively. The purpose of this curriculum is to ensure that students are well-prepared to handle risks and make informed decisions as they establish their businesses


Upon completion of the "Risks of Becoming a Business Owner" curriculum, students will:

  1. Recognize business risks and business insurance
  2. Define capital and loans
  3. Identify legal representation and accountants
  4. Choose the structure for a business
  5. Write the Organization & Management section of the Business Plan




Certificate Requisites

To fulfill the academic requirements of the curriculum, students must complete the course and satisfactorily complete all knowledge checks.

All knowledge checks are delivered in multiple-choice format, and are criterion-referenced and scored according to the best attempt. 

Certificate issuance

To be issued a certificate of completion, a student must complete all the academic requirements of the curriculum. 

Certificate maintenance and use

Each certificate has a unique serial number which is tracked by the CBA Education Administrator. Certificate is not transferable to another person or company. The certificate can only be used while it is valid. When certificate is invalidated for any reason, the person can no longer use the certificate.

Course Format

Can Start Anytime
Self-paced (within course enrollment timeframe)

Completion requirements

Study course materials
Pass all knowledge checks

Certificate of Completion

Student will receive Certificate of Completion
37 Hours of Continuing Education
Awarded upon successful completion of course