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7 calificaciones
4 revisiones
The course aims at providing knowledge and experience to entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs generally start with a mission, a new idea that they want to bring to the world. If the idea is original, it is probably not expected by the market, which has to be educated. This is a very costly experience. Entrepreneurs need to gather capital at the start of the journey. They need to articulate clear plans, define objectives and resources and raise money accordingly. They also need to manage cash for two reasons: i) because the better it is managed, the less you need to raise with outsiders; ii) because generation of cash flow is the pillar of the valuation of the company. And we should add that the practical reason why a company gets bankrupted is because it runs out of cash.. The course is based on this belief. We look at the myth of the balance sheet and explain the dynamics of cash flows and the way they should be managed. We also investigate the basics of venture capital and provide a practical roadmap to entrepreneurs. Many courses are dedicated to the same topic. Our originality is that we operate in the advisory board of the private equity firm, Xerys and are board members of their venture companies. In addition, Michel was the country head for Merrill Lynch in France while Philippe served in the same function at UBS. The former as head of investment banking, the latter as head of global markets....
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Cursos 100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Calendar

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Intermediate Level

Nivel intermedio

Clock

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Sugerido: 5 hours/week...
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English

Subtítulos: English...

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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HOW TO READ A BALANCE SHEET

Welcome! This first week will help you understanding the different types of financial documents and the information each contains with one goal in mind: make more informed decisions about your venture. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total: 22 min), 5 quizzes
Video5 videos
Figuring the balance sheet10m
Cash conversion cycle2m
Working capital requirement5m
Non-current assets1m
Quiz5 ejercicios de práctica
Why create a company?2m
Figuring the Balance Sheet6m
Cash Conversion Cycle6m
Working Capital Requirement6m
Non-Current Assets6m
Week
2
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1 hora para completar

VALUE CREATION AND CASH FLOW

In this module you will learn: How does your venture create wealth? What is a business plan? What is wealth? What are the main financial metrics of wealth creation? How does your venture create cash? What is the Burn rate? Why should you finance your venture through equity? And why not debt?...
Reading
6 videos (Total: 34 min), 7 quizzes
Video6 videos
The main financial metrics of wealth creation6m
How does your venture create cash?7m
Burn rate2m
Why equity?4m
Why not debt?10m
Quiz7 ejercicios de práctica
What is a business plan?2m
What is wealth?4m
The main financial metrics of wealth creation18m
How does your venture create cash?10m
Burn rate2m
Why Equity?10m
Why not Debt?8m
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22 minutos para completar

GROWTH AND MARKET POWER

Understand that growth and size do influence market power and cash flows/profits as a consequence...
Reading
1 video (Total: 8 min), 1 quiz
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz Growth, market power and financing14m
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4
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1 hora para completar

THE ENTREPRENEUR AND THE FINANCIERS

Understand the details of the relation between the entrepreneur and the financier, private equity in the first stages, then the public market at the time of the IPO. Understand the expectations, the documentation and the basis of price discovery...
Reading
2 videos (Total: 20 min), 2 quizzes
Video2 videos
5.The IPO: The beginning of a new story10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Quiz The entrepreneur and the financier16m
Quiz The IPO18m

Instructores

Michel Fleuriet

Administrator PE Fund Xerys
Finance

Philippe Tibi

Professeur chargé de cours

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