FINA5527 Venture Capital
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
|Semester 2||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit provides a broad coverage of the venture capital industry. The unit discusses the role of venture capital in the overall economy and financial markets. It also explores key aspects of deal assessment; valuation; negotiation; capital structure; managerial incentives; and monitoring and exiting.
- Students are able to (1) explain the objectives of venture capital
; (2) value, assess, negotiate and monitor deals involving venture capital; (3) identify the risks and rewards of venture capital deals for private equity investors; (4) demonstrate the ability to work in a team; (5) demonstrate an ability to provide constructive discussion and feedback; and (6) produce clear and concise written communication and oral presentations.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) online assessments; (2) assignment; and (3) final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Shane Lavagna-Slater
- Unit rules
- for Master of Commerce students: FINA5432 Introduction to Finance; for Master of Applied Finance students: FINA5533 Finance Essentials (or equivalent)
- Contact hours
- lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
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