Business and management studies

Entrepreneurship Finance and Accounting (ENT)

Module code: N1583
Level 5
15 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Coursework, Seen examination

In this module, you are provided with an overview of finance and accounting.

The module introduces basic principles of accounting typically used by entrepreneurs, with emphasis on real-world tools.

You address the role finance plays in the survival and growth of small firms. You discuss how firms use capital to grow, and cover the variety of sources firms use for external capital, including (but not limited to) banks, business angels, venture capitalists and small cap stock markets.

Module learning outcomes

  • Interpret and analyse a company income statement, statement of financial position and statement of cash flows.
  • Explain ways to finance a business and manage working capital.
  • Evaluate the forms of finance available to small firms and be able to identify factors in a business that make particular forms of finance relevant.