(Note – This course is replacing the Entrepreneurship course. If you have already taken Entrepreneurship, you do not have to take this course to earn the credit.
This course provides participants with strategies for developing sustainable financial models for entrepreneurship platforms such as incubators, accelerators and coworking spaces. Topics will include financial forecasting and cash management, new program capital needs, implementation of diversified revenue streams, managing operational expenses, and banking needs. The course also covers operational fundamentals such as policies and procedures, professional services (accounting, legal, HR), operating agreements, client performance monitoring and graduation criteria, and software/tools for operational support.