Investments in startups are crucial in the modern economy. New companies create most of the new jobs, generate innovations and destroy existing markets. Angel investments in new startups grew significantly even during the crisis. This is a very active market, and understanding its dynamics, as well as how to participate in it as an investor or entrepreneur is the key to success. The master’s degree program “Entrepreneurial Finance” covers the entire cycle of investing in new enterprises and prepares future graduates to work with the market of venture startups and angel investments.
The program provides students with key issues of entrepreneurship: how much money can and should be attracted, when and from whom it should be attracted, what is the reasonable price of such attraction and the cost of the company. The training is aimed at preparing both entrepreneurs and venture investors for these decisions.
Strategic financial management, modern methods of performance management
Mathematical modeling and quantitative research methods, modern strategic analysis, modern management theories
Theory and practice of business negotiations, international investments, international financial management
Startup cost management, accelerator startups, theory and practice of business negotiations
Venture financing and venture investment management, direct and portfolio investments, concepts of entrepreneurial finance
Business growth management, mergers and acquisitions, startup lifecycle management, options, financial risk management
The program trains specialists who plan to participate in startup enterprises at different career stages: as a founder, investor, member of the board or consultant. Students of the program get internships in SDM-Bank PJSC, the group of companies “Project Practice”, as well as in other banks and commercial organizations.
The studies process includes modern forms of training: case studies, online courses, business games, IT simulators, master classes and workshops of international companies’ representatives.
Students can prepare for international ACCA and CFA certification.
The first master’s degree program in Entrepreneurial Finance in the Russian Federation.
The program faculty are leading experts in various entrepreneurship fields.
A strong community of students and graduates, including current entrepreneurs and investors.
The program will allow you to know more about investing in startups, as well as about the financial aspect of start-up companies.