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ENTR413 Finance for Entrepreneurs

The concepts, techniques, instruments and institutions involved in raising new venture finance and private equity. Accounting issues involved in achieving successful outcomes. Entrepreneurial finance, venture and corporate venture capital.

Students learn how to use financial accounting information, apply valuation techniques, evaluate financial health and make investment decisions using an Excel-based learning platform.

Paper title Finance for Entrepreneurs
Paper code ENTR413
Subject Entrepreneurship
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (8 May 2017 - 16 June 2017), 1st Non standard period (8 May 2017 - 16 June 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,286.42
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Pre or Corequisite
ENTR 412
Limited to
MEntr, PGDipCom
Notes
(i) This paper includes a one-week on-campus component. (ii) International students should enrol for the on-campus offering of this paper.
Contact
entrepreneurship@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Helen Roberts and guest entrepreneurs
Paper Structure
  • Financial statements
  • Monitoring performance
  • The time value of money
  • Managing financial distress
  • Compliance and tax
  • Dept funding
  • Pivot tables
  • Project valuation
Teaching Arrangements
Four to five days of intensive full-time teaching - attendance is compulsory.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this paper, you should be able to:
  • Know the financial objectives and accounting basis of a business
  • Explain the purpose of financial statements for reporting and management
  • Understand basic business-tax issues
  • Read and understand financial statements
  • Undertake the time value of money, estimate cash flows, the cost of capital and apply these concepts to project and firm valuations
  • Develop skills that can be used to assess different business ventures and determine how changes in input variables can affect the viability of such investments
  • Understand the various sources of equity and angel investing and long-term debt
Course outline
The course outline will be provided prior to the week of teaching. If you would like to see a copy of the most recent offering please email entrepreneurship@otago.ac.nz
Textbooks
Spinelli, S. & Adams, R. (2012). New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century. 9th Edition. New York: McGraw Hill. A limited amount of copies of this text book are available on Closed Reserve at the Central Library. It is not compulsory to have your own copy.

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (8 May 2017 - 16 June 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 09:00-16:50 20
Tuesday 09:00-16:50 20
Wednesday 09:00-16:50 20
Thursday 09:00-16:50 20
Friday 09:00-16:50 20

1st Non standard period (8 May 2017 - 16 June 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 09:00-16:50 20
Tuesday 09:00-16:50 20
Wednesday 09:00-16:50 20
Thursday 09:00-16:50 20
Friday 09:00-16:50 20

The concepts, techniques, instruments and institutions involved in raising new venture finance and private equity. Accounting issues involved in achieving successful outcomes. Entrepreneurial finance, venture and corporate venture capital.

Students learn how to use financial accounting information, apply valuation techniques, evaluate financial health and make investment decisions using an Excel-based learning platform.

Paper title Finance for Entrepreneurs
Paper code ENTR413
Subject Entrepreneurship
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (7 May 2018 - 15 June 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,312.10
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

^ Top of page

Pre or Corequisite
ENTR 412
Limited to
MEntr, PGDipCom
Notes
(i) This paper includes a one-week on-campus component. (ii) International students should enrol for the on-campus offering of this paper.
Contact
entrepreneurship@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Helen Roberts and guest entrepreneurs
Paper Structure
  • Financial statements
  • Monitoring performance
  • The time value of money
  • Managing financial distress
  • Compliance and tax
  • Dept funding
  • Pivot tables
  • Project valuation
Teaching Arrangements
Four to five days of intensive full-time teaching - attendance is compulsory.
Textbooks
Spinelli, S. & Adams, R. (2012). New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century. 9th Edition. New York: McGraw Hill. A limited amount of copies of this text book are available on Closed Reserve at the Central Library. It is not compulsory to have your own copy.
Course outline
The course outline will be provided prior to the week of teaching. If you would like to see a copy of the most recent offering please email entrepreneurship@otago.ac.nz
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this paper, you should be able to:
  • Know the financial objectives and accounting basis of a business
  • Explain the purpose of financial statements for reporting and management
  • Understand basic business-tax issues
  • Read and understand financial statements
  • Undertake the time value of money, estimate cash flows, the cost of capital and apply these concepts to project and firm valuations
  • Develop skills that can be used to assess different business ventures and determine how changes in input variables can affect the viability of such investments
  • Understand the various sources of equity and angel investing and long-term debt

^ Top of page

Timetable

1st Non standard period (7 May 2018 - 15 June 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 09:00-16:50 20
Tuesday 09:00-16:50 20
Wednesday 09:00-16:50 20
Thursday 09:00-11:50 20