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Approx. 10 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introduction to Financing Corporate Ventures

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 59 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
12 videos
Welcome to Module 11m
Finance for the corporate entrepreneur3m
The entrepreneurial spectrum6m
Corporate entrepreneur vs. startup entrepreneur5m
The "too typical" return on investment (ROI) process7m
A better approach to return on investment (ROI)4m
Intangible assets and return on investment (ROI)4m
The roles of products and leadership in return on investment (ROI)4m
Financial statement basics4m
Financial statement details7m
Financial metrics7m
8 readings
Welcome to Financing and Profiting from Innovation for Corporate Entrepreneurs3m
Meet Michael R. Pratt3m
Connect with your Classmates3m
Our Recommended Textbook for the Course3m
Income Statement Template (Optional)10m
Cash Flow Statement Template (Optional)10m
Balance Sheet Template (Optional)10m
Explore the Online Master of Professional Studies in Technology Entrepreneurship5m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 130m
Financial Metrics Exercise - Customer Acquisition Cost and Long Term Value Exercise30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Corporate Venture Valuation Techniques

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 47 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Valuation techniques3m
Net present value9m
Opportunity cost of capital5m
Why NPV is best4m
Project payback period3m
Internal rate of return8m
Weighted average cost of capital9m
4 readings
This is why public and private tech valuations are completely different (Optional)10m
Analyze the ROI of your innovation idea, step by step (Optional)10m
A better way to understand internal rate of return (Optional)10m
Take a look at some of Uber's finances in China as it eyes an IPO (Optional)10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 230m
Corporate Venture Valuation Techniques Exercise30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Sources of Financing for Corporate Ventures

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 35 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Sources of funding1m
Internal funding3m
Customer and vendor financing3m
Franchising4m
Joint ventures8m
Co-branding6m
Licensing agreements6m
3 readings
How to put your money where your strategy is (Optional)10m
How nimble resource allocation can double your company’s value (Optional)10m
Negotiating a better joint venture (Optional)10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 330m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Creating the Investment Proposal for the Corporate Venture

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 38 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Business proposals and the pitch3m
How to write an effective business proposal3m
What do your funding sources want to see4m
How to create a pitch deck6m
Do's and don'ts of the pitch12m
Final thoughts5m
7 readings
Unearthing the sources of value hiding in your corporate portfolio (Optional)10m
Strategic principles for competing in the digital age (Optional)10m
Corporate venture capital (Optional)10m
Investing in breakthrough corporate venture capital (Optional)10m
Concrete steps for CFOs to improve strategic risk management (Optional)10m
In search of ingenuity (Optional)10m
Earn a Degree Online in Entrepreneurship and Innovation5m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 430m
The Pitch30m

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