To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. All PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.
The course will introduce learners to the fundamentals of financing a new or growing business in Canada. Topics will include pre-financing considerations, basic financial statements and concepts, bootstrapping, equity financing, debt financing, preparing a financing proposal and striking a financing arrangement.
Students are permitted to register up until the first week without approval. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more for a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
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Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
Prepare a basic financing proposal
Analyse and describe basic debt financing sources for a new or growing business
Analyse and describe basic equity financing sources for a new or growing business
Describe basic considerations in striking a financing arrangement with a financing source
Assess pre-financing considerations such as the amount of financing required and the stage of development of the business seeking financing
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016
VENT 1820 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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