Course Title: Entrepreneurial Finance

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Entrepreneurial Finance

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM1313

City Campus

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2006,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018

BUSM4404

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Viet3 2016,
Viet2 2017

Course Coordinator: Dr Antti Kauppinen

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 8719

Course Coordinator Email: antti.kauppinen@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 88.03.47

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This is an intermediate level Entrepreneurship course. You are expected to have an understanding of accounting concepts. You should be able to discuss and apply general techniques of cost and management accounting, and compile and use basic general-purpose financial reports in business decision-making. Analytical capabilities relating to multiple legal issues are also important.

 


Course Description

This course examines the core concepts of entrepreneurial finance. You will gain an appreciation of the various sources of funding available to start-ups and growing ventures.  You will explore various issues relating to: How to work with various types of investors; and consider the choice of appropriate exit strategies. You will explore various issues relating to financial planning, time value of money, risks and capital budgeting.

 


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

 

CLO 1: Develop an in-depth understanding of entrepreneurial finance principles on raising capital.

 

CLO 2: Examine short-term and long-term financial needs of entrepreneurial ventures to ensure viability and sustainability of the  business.

 

CLO 3: Identify and evaluate appropriate exit strategies. 

 

CLO 4: Adapt knowledge of the financial and legal requirements for creation and growth of entrepreneurial ventures.

 


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.

 


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies\Canvas.In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information. 
 
Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator and will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: 20%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 2: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 4
 
Assessment Task 3: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

The assessment alignment table shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.