Introduction to the module
Welcome to module “Entrepreneurial finance”.
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All workbooks in this course please submit to I.Ekanem@mdx.ac.uk (MDX students), firstname.lastname@example.org (UMA students), email@example.com (UNIST students), upon finishing the assignments.
Dr. Ignatius Ekanem is a Senior Lecturer in Business Management and Director of Programmes at Middlesex University, London. He has a wealth of experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and PhD supervision. He is a programme leader for BA Business Management (Innovation) and a module leader for Enterprise and Small Business and for Small Business Going Global.
Previously, he worked as a Senior Researcher at the University’s Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research (CEEDR), specialising in economic regeneration, with a particular focus on the financial management practices of small businesses. During his time with CEEDR, Ignatius worked on a series of research projects including several studies for the Small Business Service on social enterprise, ethnic minority owned businesses and rural enterprises. He also worked on the demand and supply of finance and business support for ethnic minority businesses commissioned by the British Bankers Association, the Bank of England and the Small Business Service.
His most recent projects include ‘The impact of perceived access to finance difficulties’ commissioned by the Small Business Service; ‘Access to Bank Finance for Scottish SMEs’ (for The Scottish Government); and an assessment of the government’s equity finance initiatives for SMEs with growth potential (for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills).
He has published in reputable journals, including The British Accounting Review, International Small Business Journal, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development and International Journal of Consumer Studies. He has written two book chapters, three inspirational books and is a co-author of over 20 official reports. Ignatius has also written and presented many conference papers both in the UK and internationally, including the USA, Canada, Australia and South Korea
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- Lectures 6
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 60 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 13
- Assessments Self
- Lecture 1.1 Lecture 1: Sources of Entrepreneurial Finance
- Lecture 2.1 Lecture 2: Financing Gap
- Lecture 3.1 Lecture 3: Working Capital Management
- Lecture 4.1 Lecture 4: Managing Finances Part 1
- Lecture 5.1 Lecture 5: Managing Finances Part 2
- Lecture 6.1 Lecture 6: Managing Finances – Ratios