Nov 26, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

ENTR 300 - Entrepreneurial Finance


Prerequisites, entrepreneurship minor, BUS 110,  MKTG 305  both with a grade point average of 2.5 or above. Argyros Business School majors may not take this course. Effective new venture management relies on clearly defined financial models and analysis. This course will explore the tools of financial valuation and their role in investment decisions faced by managers, entrepreneurs, and investors. Students will learn the difference between earnings and cash flow, the importance of net working capital, and the determinants of a firm’s cost of capital. Students will explore the sources and drivers of value and how to optimize these forces. The class will build upon the student’s previous financial analysis skills and examine various financial models to better understand investment opportunities as well as timing or staging those investments. Furthermore, financial models will be used to assess the value proposition for an in-house product launch/project. Letter grade. (Offered every year.) 3 credits