Certificate in Entrepreneurship (Built Environment)


Short Course


1 Year

Validated by



Part-Time / Blended Learning


Dublin Main Campus

NFQ Level


The Certificate in Entrepreneurship (Built Environment) consists of two modules taught over two semesters.

The part-time Certificate in Entrepreneurship (Built Environment), 20 ECTS, NFQ Level 8 programme consists of two modules delivered over two semesters. The programme enables the learner to explore their entre/intrapreneurial aspirations and abilities by examining entrepreneurial theory, research, and process, and to apply creativity, innovation business and trade initiatives, and strategic management to these businesses within the built environment.

The Certificate in Entrepreneurship (Built Environment) consists of two modules taught over two semesters.

  • Entrepreneurship I (10 ECTS)
  • Entrepreneurship II (10 ECTS)

Why study the Certificate in Entrepreneurship (Built Environment at Griffith College

The programme is delivered through a mixture of online lectures and on-campus workshops which take place in the evenings/ at weekends to allow for minimal disruption to the working day.

Other reasons to consider this course include:

  • You will develop an entrepreneurial mindset that will increase your value to potential employers or help you plan ventures of your own.
  • Graduates possess directly applicable skills in project execution and project control across all of the complex elements of a project so that it can be successfully and professionally managed to its conclusion. 
  • This course provides awareness and a basic understanding of the legal issues frequently encountered by entrepreneurs, such as issues around financing, operations of a company, ownership structuring, the raising of capital, federal securities requirements, and exemptions, determining valuation, intellectual property, board formation, human resources, and exit strategies.
  • The course is managed by Griffith’s long-standing Design Faculty and is delivered by experts from the industry.
  • The combination of a mixture of online and on-campus lectures allows for minimal disruption to the normal working day.
  • Full access to Student Adobe Creative Cloud - All Apps plan, which gives you 20+ cutting-edge creative tools for desktop, mobile, and web


Course Highlights

  • Designed to meet the skills required by industry
  • Provides a solid foundation for those in the middle of their career, aspiring entrepreneurs, those looking to up-skill or who are returning to the workplace, to allow them to progress in the workplace.
  • Explore entre/intrapreneurial aspirations and abilities by examining entrepreneurial theory, research, and process.
  • Friendly, approachable staff (who are experts in their fields), provide a supportive learning environment

Intake Dates

  • February*

*Subject to sufficient numbers.

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