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VENT 1820 - Financing For a New or Growing Business

Venture Development Centre Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

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.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$554.11 - $564.51 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 44134

Mon Sep 14 - Mon Dec 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 07 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Bryan Graziano

Course Outline

Cost

$564.51

Notes

  1. There is no textbook for this course. BBA students can use this course to fulfill an Unspecified General Education requirement. No class held on October 12th - Thanksgiving Day

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 84404

Wed Jan 13 - Wed Mar 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Mar 31 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$554.11

Notes

  1. 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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Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

VENT 1820 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Coast Capital Savings Entrepreneurial Program
    Part-time   Statement of Completion
  2. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Marketing Management - Entrepreneurship
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Marketing Management - Retail Marketing Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate

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