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Course Description

Successful businesses understand business finances such as cash flow and handling credit, which is necessary for growth. This course is designed to position entrepreneurs and small business owners, towards financial success in the early or growth stage of the small business. Students will examine and evaluate the business’s credit position, sources of external funding and the overall financial health of the small business.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Formulate a financial vision for a start-up or small to medium-sized enterprise
  • Identify financial limitations and how to mitigate financial risk
  • Estimate new venture start-up costs and project a sales forecast
  • Explain how cash is the lifeblood of a business, not profit
  • Create a cash flow projection and a proforma income statement
  • Use ratios to measure the financial health of a business
  • Describe the credit position of the business
  • Recognize funding sources available for start-ups and small businesses
  • Determine the types of financing and which are best suited to a particular type of business
  • Distinguish between the pros and cons of debt vs. equity

Prerequisites

BMC 352 Learning Online
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Type
Online
Dates
May 26, 2020 to Jul 13, 2020
Hours
20.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST credit $495.00
Available for Credit
2.0 units
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Entrepreneurial Finance
Edition: 6
Authors: Leach, Melicher
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 978-1305968356

Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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