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Sunday, June 16th 2019

Managing the Growing Firm (MGT744)

MBA with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship

Course Description

Upon completion of this course you will understand the complexity of managing the firm beyond startup, comprehend and grow investor relationships, as well as understand the various sources of funding.


  1. Identify key problems and issues encountered by entrepreneurs and investors in managing a growing organization.
  2. Give examples of the types of activities and accomplishments which add to the valuation of a growing business.
  3. Anticipate factors which influence investor evaluations of growing organizations.
  4. Describe the various sources of capital associated with the progression of a company through its fundable milestones.
  5. Evaluate the changing managerial skill requirements associated with the progression of a company through the growth lifecycle.

Alex DeNoble

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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