This class fulfills a requirement for the Business Minor.
Prerequisites: MGT 3, MATH 10A, or 20A. Plus MGT 45 or both MGT4/Econ4 and MGT5.
This course examines the financial issues associated with a broad range of organizations. It reviews the process of raising capital from several perspectives including: donations, bootstrapping, angel investing, debt financing and equity financing.
Topics include assessing and responding to the mindset of various kinds of investors, identifying sources of and ways to structure debt financing for growing firms, and deal structures for venture capital financing. Students will learn how to read financial statements and do financial statement analysis, recognize the importance of cash flow management, and understand how to value a company.