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Sunday, June 16th 2019

Financing the Emerging Enterprise (FIN641)

MBA with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship

Course Description

Completion of this course will give you the knowledge to understand everything from cash flow, working capital management, financial management and planning in regards to valuation analysis and the role of investors in startups.


  1. Identify and explain the key elements - Opportunity, Competitive Position, and the Composition and Terms of Financing, i.e., Deal Structure - of the Value Based Entrepreneurial Management Framework.
  2. Explain cash flow and working capital management, and financial analysis and planning as applied to startups.
  3. Discuss valuation analysis and valuation issues as applied to startups.
  4. Explain the role of investors - for example, angels VCs, vendors - in startups.

Jaemin Kim
Nikhil Varaiya

I look for three I's in an employee--integrity, industry and intelligence. Of the three, integrity is the most important.
~ Sol Price, SDSU'34
   Price Club


Passionate about entrepreneurship? Want to give an aspiring student or entrepreneur more fuel?

Building the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University serves SDSU students, entrepreneurs and business leaders through entrepreneurial curriculum, workshops, internships, resources and events. For information browse the Programs section of our website, subscribe to the Lavin Center Calendar and sign up for the Center's Entrepreneurial Fuel Newsletter. Entrepreneur resources such as the Lavin Center resume guide, marketing and business planning tools and more can be found in the Resources section of our site.

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