New Business Ventures

Course Number: 
MGT 658
The principal issues involved in new business formation and development will be presented in this overview course. This will include both the initiation of new ventures within existing firms and the entrepreneurial startup situation. Particular topics addressed include: business opportunity identification, the startup 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.
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