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Course Details

Course Code: ENTR625 Course ID: 4581 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course examines financial strategies needed to support a small business. Topics addressed include managing the cash cycle, seed and venture capital, cost of capital and capital structure, entry strategies such as franchising and acquisition, self-funding, debt financing, angel investors, and financing from venture capital firms.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

  1. Differentiate the context, concepts, and processes related to funding a small business.
  2. Determine financial needs of your venture.
  3. Differentiate from different types of funding available for small businesses.
  4. Utilize financial statements to create financial models for scenario analysis.
  5. Examine the feasibility of your venture concept.
  6. Develop forecasting techniques to monitor the success of your venture.
  7. Formulate funding options that support the strategy and goals of your small business.
NameGrade %
Discussions 30.00 %
Introduction 5.00 %
W2: Franchising 5.00 %
W5: Forecasting Models 5.00 %
W6: Working Capital Management 5.00 %
W7: Capital Budgeting 5.00 %
W8: Risk Management 5.00 %
Assignments 40.00 %
Assignment 1 – Opportunity Cost 8.00 %
Assignment 2 – SWOT Analysis 8.00 %
Assignment 3 – Financial Statements and Ratios 8.00 %
Assignment 4 – Profitability and Break-Even 8.00 %
Assignment 5 – Pro Forma Income Statements 8.00 %
Summative - Funding Plan 30.00 %
Assignment Week 7 – Summative - Funding Plan 30.00 %
  1. Differentiate the context, concepts, and processes related to funding a small business.
  2. Determine financial needs of your venture.
  3. Differentiate from different types of funding available for small businesses.
  4. Utilize financial statements to create financial models for scenario analysis.
  5. Examine the feasibility of your venture concept.
  6. Develop forecasting techniques to monitor the success of your venture.
  7. Formulate funding options that support the strategy and goals of your small business.
Book Title:Strategic Entrepreneurial Finance : From Value Creation to Realization (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9780415633550
Publication Info:Taylor and Francis Lib
Author:Klonowski, D.
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.