May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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BFIN 215 - Fundamentals of Entrepreneurial Finance

Credit(s): 4

Prerequisite(s): ACTG 101  and ACTG 102 ; or ACTG 201 
This course is a study of finance issues confronting entrepreneurial firms. Focus is on assessing financial needs and financial forecasting. Students utilize fundamental financial principles to make small business decisions. Topics include organization and operations, financing alternatives, venture valuations and risk sharing. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Describe the entrepreneurial environment.
  • Develop and analyze venture pro-forma financial statements with the primary objective of determining the financial needs for the venture.
  • Organize an entrepreneurial venture.
  • Create and recognize the venture value.
  • Explain optimal risk sharing contracts for new ventures, and identify the parameters that are critical to these contracts.

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