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FIN 305 Small Business Finance : Reading list

FIN 305 Small Business Finance


Department: BSc in Accounting & BSc in Business Management
Module Description: The aim of this module is to enable students to enhance their skills in managing small businesses and medium level enterprises. It enables students to gain adequate expertise in the development of a small business plan, organizing and financing a new venture, measuring and evaluating the financial performance of the above businesses and enterprises. The course will enable students to identify the macro-economic environment, business risk, financial risk and the turnaround strategies for small and medium enterprises. Thus, it will also emphasize on financial analysis and decision-making from the perspective of institutions such as banks, venture capital firms, investment banks and individual investors providing capital to the above two enterprises.

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Recommended readings 

Adelman, P. J. and Marks, A. M. (2014). Entrepreneurial finance. 6th edn. Boston: Pearson.

Bragg, S. M. (2012). Business ratios and formulas: a comprehensive guide. 3rd edn. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

Tracy, T. C. and Tracy, J. A. (2007). Small business financial management kit for dummies. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley. 

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