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Entrepreneurship 4 - Financing and Profitability, Certificate

Entrepreneurship 4 - Financing and Profitability, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration

About

Start-ups can benefit from a wide variety of financing options on the path to profitability, but how do you know which one to choose? This Entrepreneurship 4 - Financing and Profitability Entrepreneurship 4 - Financing and Profitability Course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Pennsylvania explores different financing models, including bootstrapping, organic growth, debt and risk capital, and also provides a clear overview of equity financing including the key types of investors: angels, venture capital, and crowdfunding. You’ll learn about terms, and term sheets, exit modes and what exit strategy might be best for you. By the end of this course, you’ll have an understanding of what success looks like and how it can be financed. You’ll also be ready for the capstone project, in which you will get feedback on your own pitch deck, and may even be selected to pitch to investors from venture capital firms.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date  This course is offered on a rolling basis.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Intensity 1 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      4 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Course Structure:
  • Business Models and Keeping Customers
  • Financing, Valuation, and Terms
  • Private and Public Financing, and Calculating Breakeven
  • Elements of the Pitch and Exit Strategies

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

No specific background is required—this Entrepreneurship Specialization is ideal for employees, entrepreneurs, managers, consultants, or anyone aiming to hone their entrepreneurial skills. Knowledge of high-school level math (through pre-calculus) is suggested.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    79 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 79 USD per module and a duration of 1 months.
  • National Applies to you

    79 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 79 USD per module and a duration of 1 months.
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