5828 Entrepreneurial Finance

5828 Entrepreneurial Finance

(3 semester hours credit)

This course covers the financial concepts, analysis, and tools that entrepreneurs will need to optimize the efficient and effective rationing of scarce resources. Students will learn how to model future financial performance with Microsoft Excel via a full set of financial projections, a break-even analysis, and valuation of the firm and the various opportunities it encounters. Emphasis will be placed on methods for conducting intensive primary and secondary research to substantiate all assumptions that support the financial projections. With this foundation, students will explore the various financing options that are available for the company’s particular risk profile and potential return to investors.

Required Prerequisite: 5190