Entrepreneurial Finance: Small Business Financial Management Basics - Self Study
This class provides a financial overview of the entrepreneurial journey from startup to operational decisions to exit planning. You’ll hear from a business banker guest speaker who explains what lenders look at when deciding whether to make a loan to a small business.  

You’ll learn:
  • Why and how entrepreneurs start companies. 
  • Business structure selection
  • Sources of cash
  • Financial struggles of small businesses
  • Small business cash flow management
  • The financial components of a business plan
  • Strategic planning
  • Key small business financial metrics
  • Pricing and profitability analysis
  • Risk management
  • Exit planning
This course comes from recordings of an Entrepreneurial Finance class the author teaches to MBA students at a university. The author has been the CFO, SVP of Finance, or Director of Operations at multiple small and medium-sized companies.

Course Publication Date: November 29, 2021

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active self study membership or all access membership or webinar membership or can be purchased for $60.00!

Author:Rob Stephens
Course No:FIN-ENTREP-90040
Recommended CPE:6.00
Delivery Method:QAS Self Study
Level of Knowledge:Basic
Advanced Preparation:None
Recommended Field of Study:Finance
Webinars - On Demand
Learning Objectives
  • Identify the sources of cash for a small business
  • Recall types of business structures
  • Recognize key financial components of business plans and strategic planning
  • Recall the lending criteria for business loans
  • Recall how to assess the profitability of pricing changes

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