Finance  |  Format: Flash

The Business Life Cycle Part 2: The Start Up Prerequisites

Course Overview:
This course will introduce the user to the different steps in a business life cycle. This includes an overview of potential funding sources such as credit cards, bank loans, revolving lines of credit, Kickstarter, and community development funding, as well as the related advantages and disadvantages of each. Additionally, the importance of location is also discussed and focuses on considerations of both temporary and permanent establishments. Finally, a discussion of key advisors a business should have and specifically those which a business should have throughout the life of the business is also presented.

Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the various funding sources a business can use to establish initial capital.
  • Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of various kinds of funding sources.
  • Identify the key considerations when establishing the location of a business.
  • Identify key advisors a business should have for specific transactions and/or situations a business will face during its development.
  • Identify the key advisors a business should retain full time throughout a business's life cycle.
    Catalog Number: 99HEC02
    CPE Credits: 2 Registry / 2 QAS
    Author: Richard L. Hecht
    Advanced Preparation:
    Course Level: Basic
    Field of Study: Finance
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Apr 08, 2015 / Aug 14, 2020