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ENTR625 - Small Business Funding

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 Session Weeks
05/25/20 - 10/30/20 11/02/20 - 12/27/20 Fall 2020 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 %
Forums 30.00 %
Introduction 3.33 %
Week 1 Forum 3.33 %
Week 2 Forum 3.33 %
Week 3 Forum 3.33 %
Week 4 Forum 3.33 %
Week 5 Forum 3.33 %
Week 6 Forum 3.33 %
Week 7 Forum 3.33 %
Week 8 Forum 3.33 %
Assignments 40.00 %
Assignment 1 â?? Opportunity Cost 6.67 %
Assignment 2 â?? SWOT Analysis 6.67 %
Assignment 3 â?? Financial Statements and Ratios 6.67 %
Assignment 4 â?? Profitability and Break-Even 6.67 %
Assignment 5 â?? Pro Forma Income Statements 6.67 %
Assignment 7 â?? Costs in Capital Budgeting 6.67 %
Summative - Funding Plan 30.00 %
Assignment 8 â?? Summative - Funding Plan 30.00 %
Book Title: Entrepreneurial Finance, 6/E (custom)- (The custom ISBN may have more competitive pricing in hard copy or electronic format. The non-custom ISBN is: 9780133140514, please use this one to search for the book from other booksellers.)
Author: Adelman, P. and Marks, A.
Publication Info: Pearson
ISBN: 9781269649063
Book Title: If you prefer the electronic format, your required book(s) may be available for purchase from the APUS Bookstore in a VitalSource e-book format
Publication Info:

Book Title:Entrepreneurial Finance, 6/E
Publication Info:Pearson
Author:Adelman, P. and Marks, A.
Unit Cost:$131.42
Electronic ISBN:9781323463314
Electronic Unit Cost:$37.80

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.