BUS-F579 Topics in Finance: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition
- 7 weeks
- 1.5 credits
- Prerequisite(s): MBA CORE
This course is geared towards a practical understanding of Entrepreneurship through Acquisition. This class uses real world examples to uncover a different way to engage in entrepreneurship – by acquiring and operating small business. The material in this course will incorporate aspects of finance, entrepreneurship, and management and build on the principles you have learned in other courses. While using underlying principles from other courses, this course will expose you to the nuances, challenges, and excitement of the small business deal and small business management. The class follows the life cycle of a small deal: 1. Search, 2. Valuation & Offer, 3. Due Diligence, 4. Legal Documents, 5. Financing & Closing, and 6. Transition. You will also hear from guest speakers that have been or are currently search funders and those who have made the transition from corporate life to small business operator.