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.
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.
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
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
Individual case write-ups, take home exam, group assignment.
Cases and notes delivered in class.
Substitutes for Courses
Replaces to course TU-91.2009/TU-E4030 Entrepreneurial Finance
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals
8 Decent Work and Economic Growth
9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
- Teacher: Peter Kelly