Financial Management In The Small Business – fin375 (3 credits)
This course focuses on the role that financial management plays in the development and sustainability of a small business. This course provides a detailed review of forecasting, budgeting, daily cash flow management techniques and monitoring financial performance. Specifically, students will address funding, debt management, cash-flow management, financial planning, and capital budgeting from the small business perspective.
Monitoring Financial Performance: Cash Flow Management
- Analyze cash flow management options for small business.
- Measure financial performance using business tracking tools, trend analyses, and problem-solving techniques.
Financial Planning and Growth
- Identify short and long term financing tools for an existing business.
- Analyze the dynamics of banking relationships that support the short and long term financial goals of an existing business.
Funding and Debt Management
- Assess various venues for funding and debt management based on capital budgeting.
- Develop a financial prospectus for a small business.
- Develop financial planning goals and budgets for a small business.
- Estimate revenue and expenses for a small business.
- Determine the financial viability of a small business using ratio analyses.
Budgeting and Financial Statements
- Prepare a financial analysis using business financial statements.
- Perform a market analysis.
- Summarize a typical business cycle for a small business.
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