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Courses - Spring 2018
HLMN
Hillman Entrepreneurs Program
HLMN471
Entrepreneurial Finance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Restricted to students in the Hillman Entrepreneurs Program.
Credit only granted for: HLMN471, ENES466 or BMGT365.
Additional information: HLMN471 may not count toward any BMGT major or minor degree.
Examine the elements of entrepreneurial finance, develop and analyze financial statements, focusing on technology-based startup ventures and the early stages of company development. Address key questions that challenge all entrepreneurs: how much money can and should be raised; when it should be raised and from whom; how to define a reasonable valuation of a company; and how to structure funding, develop employment contracts, and make exit decisions. Analyze the variety of financing models across a venture's life cycle, with an aim to understanding the incentives of each type of investor and the relative costs and benefits of each source of funding.
HLMN473
Consulting in Tech Entrepreneurship
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Restricted to students in the Hillman Entrepreneurs Program.
Additional information: HLMN473 may not count toward any BMGT major or minor degree.
Apply the entrepreneurship/business principles learned in the classroom to real-world consulting projects. Gain practical experience by solving actual business situations and by dealing with ambiguity and uncertainty inherent in fast-moving technical organizations. Develop key skills in negotiation, group dynamics, organization, and planning.