Entrepreneurship Professional Education


McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship is proud to offer Professional Education for our community leaders. With courses for both nonprofit and small business professionals there is opportunity for you to develop skills to strengthen your professional profile.


Nonprofit Leadership Certificate

Teaching innovative approaches to the business of nonprofits, this program is taught jointly by Eller faculty and community nonprofit leaders. The certificate helps participants build the business skills and mindset needed to meet today’s challenges and changing contexts.

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Nonprofit Workshops

These half-day standalone workshops are presented by Eller faculty as well as leaders in the Tucson nonprofit community, with the aim of helping participants build valuable business skills to enhance their work in the nonprofit sector.

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Small Business Certificate

This educational program for minority-owned small business owners consists of six business classes covering management, marketing, sales, accounting, finance and even legal issues. The classes are taught in both English and Spanish.

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McGuire Mexico Scholars

This women’s economic empowerment initiative, launched recently, gives underemployed women in Sonora, Mexico the chance to cultivate leadership skills and an entrepreneurial mindset through an eight-part workshop series.

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