20522 - MANAGING THE GROWING ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURE
CLMG - M - IM - MM - AFC - CLEFIN-FINANCE - CLELI - ACME - DES-ESS - EMIT - GIO
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
The underlying theme of the entire course is the role of the entrepreneur, from the start-up of a new venture, to its development and sale. The course includes the use of case studies and real-life experiences of guest speakers, mostly entrepreneurs.
- Starting a new venture and creating the conditions for a successful growth pattern.
- Putting an entrepreneurial idea into practice and preparing a business plan.
- Valuing the internal consistency and the feasibility of a business plan.
- Structuring and managing an innovative venture. The serial entrepreneur.
- The entrepreneur's choice to be supported by external investors.
- Value creation and value drivers used by Venture Capital investors.
- Internal and external growth strategies. Corporate diversification and its limits.
- Scalability and defensibility in the early stages of a company.
- The choice of financial investors for the development of the company. Managing the relationship with the investors. Exit. Consequences from the standpoint of the investee company.
- The evaluation of Attending Students consists in a written exam at the end of the course, for the first exam session; oral exam for the following sessions.
- Attending Students are required to participate in the Start-up Contest of the course, which consists in the guided development of a new entrepreneurial initiative, including the development of a business plan.
- Oral exam.
Materials are made available online (on the blackboard platform) at the beginning of the course.