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|
|Points||20 points 20 points|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (20 May 2019 - 28 June 2019), 1st Non standard period (20 May 2019 - 28 June 2019)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,338.27|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,786.79|
- Pre or Corequisite
- ENTR 412
- Limited to
- MEntr, PGDipCom
- (i) This paper includes a one-week on-campus component. (ii) International students should enrol for the on-campus offering of this paper.
Students from other Master's programmes can request Special Permission to enrol in this paper.
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- 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
This paper is taught online - online attendance at all lectures is compulsory. Dates/times of lectures will be made available to students 2 weeks before the paper starts.
Spinelli, S. & Adams, R. (2016). New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century. 10th 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
thinking, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- 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