Fin 375 entire course (financial management in small business)
FIN 375 Entire course (Financial Management in Small Business) DOWNLOAD HEREWeek 1 Individual Venture Concepts PaperSelect a conceptual small business startup venture that you would like to plan, develop, and operatefor this and subsequent individual assignments leading up to a complete Financial Prospectus due inWeek 5,. This may be any venture that interests you that fits within the category of small business.If you do not have a particular business in mind, the small businesses for sale listings found in yourlocal newspaper or through the Internet may provide some interesting ideas and opportunities.Please keep in mind -- A good rule of thumb is a start-up budget of $250,000 to $4,000,000 for yourventure. No fantasy ventures are acceptable for purposes of the assignments in this class. You arerequired to use a hybrid of at least two sources of financing, such as traditional debt and venturecapital. See FAQ’s in Course Materials Forum for more on these requirements.Write a 550- to 750-word paper in APA format in which you do the following:• Describe the conceptual venture that you would start if you had the resources. Include detailssuch as the number of employees, the type of facilities and equipment needed, target customerdemographics, and marketing channels.• Research at least one current company that is an appropriate benchmark to your venture.Describe how this benchmark company started financially and how it has grown. Compare thiscompany to your conceptual venture by discussing how your venture might be funded similarly ordifferently. If all the details are not available, you may make assumptions for the sake of comparison.Post your assignment as a Microsoft® Word attachment.Week 2 Individual Venture Budgeting and Forecasting PaperRefer to the University of Phoenix Material: Venture Budgeting and Forecasting Paper located on thestudent websiteWeek 3 Learning Team Pro-Forma and Business Cycle Research PaperSummarize your findings in a 750- to 1050-word paper and research two different existing businessesto compare and contrast the pro-forma financial statements of these companies. At least one of thesebusinesses must be publicly traded.Describe the financial viability of these businesses using ratio analyses such as a payback periodanalysis, ROI analysis, capitalization rate analysis—cap rate determined by annual profit divided by
opening expense—, etc. Summarize a typical business cycle for a small business and identify wherethe companies are in the cycle.Post your assignment as a Microsoft® Word attachment in APA format.This assignment is collaborative. All team members are expected to actively participate in Week 3.Week 4 Individual Financial Prospectus Content PaperResources: Final Prospectus ExpectationsPrepare the first seven components of your venture’s Financial Prospectus. The Financial Prospectusmust include the information you provided in the individual assignments from Week One and Two,revised as necessary based on material covered in subsequent workshops and organized with newmaterial added as necessary.Post your assignment as a Microsoft® Word attachment in APA format.Week 5 Individual Financial Prospectus Completion PaperResources: Final Prospectus ExpectationsComplete the last three components of the Financial Prospectus for your venture and add them to theFinancial Prospectus Content Paper submitted in Week Four.Submit all ten components of your completed Financial Prospectus as a Microsoft® Word attachmentin APA format.Week 5 Learning Team Capitalization and Reporting Document PresentationResources: Kudler Opening Budget, found in the materials listed on the course page for theUniversity of Phoenix student website.Use at least one of the publicly traded businesses researched for the Week Three Learning Teamassignment. Compare and contrast the capitalization and reporting documents for a privately heldbusiness with those of a publicly traded business. If your team does not have access to adequatefinancial reports from a privately held business, Kudler Fine Foods Virtual Organization may beused. An example of Kudler’s financial reports is found in the materials listed on the course page forthe University of Phoenix student website named Kudler Opening Budget.Describe, in a 15- to 20-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, how these companies werefunded by outlining the initial investments, debt, and operating investments that made thesecompanies into what they are today.Measure the financial performance of these companies and describe their current performance. In thepresentation, include the business tracking tools you used to perform the measurement. Include adescription of which trends were monitored and analyzed, and the problem-solving techniques usedto optimize revenue and control costs. Analyze how cash flow was managed at these businesses anddiscuss alternative options that they might have considered.This assignment is collaborative. All team members are expected to actively participate in Week 5.