New Business Ventures

Course Number: 
MGT 557
The principal issues involved in new business formationand development will be presented in this overview course. This will include both the initiation of new ventures within existing firms and the entrepreneurial start-up situation. Particular topics addressed include: business opportunity identification, the start-up process, management team development, business plans, valuation, raising capital, budgeting, deal structures, intellectual property, management of growth, compensation, securities law and public offerings, tax considerations, issues of business maturity and business failure.