Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course is designed to enhance student's understanding of the dynamic challenges faced by entrepreneurial ventures in securing financial backing to support future growth and development. After this course, participants can: a) identify and assess various sources of finance to support entrepreneurial ventures, b) interpret information presented in historical financial statements and forward looking projections, c) evaluate the "value" of a venture, and d) understand the dynamics of negotiation and structuring deals.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 04.03.2021 - 08.04.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Peter Kelly

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Peter Kelly

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Sources of finance (crowdfunding, bootstrapping, debt, business angel and venture capital investment), Pricing equity stakes (valuation), Negotiating shareholders agreements, Managing venture development, and Realising value (trade sales, initial public offerings).

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Individual case write-ups, take home exam, group assignment.

DETAILS

Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Cases and notes delivered in class.

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Replaces to course TU-91.2009/TU-E4030 Entrepreneurial Finance

Prerequisites
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    No prerequisites

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

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