Entrepreneurial Strategy


1 Explain why a buoyant transfer market is fundamental to an entrepreneurial economy; 

2 Focus on the process through which entrepreneurial firms are able to gather the strategic resources needed to support their growth and bring their products and services to market;

3 Understand the typology of resource providers available to entrepreneurs, as well as their incentives;

4 Understand the liquidity events through which the entrepreneurial cycle ends, as well as their differences and similarities;

5 Develop written and oral communication skills through group discussions, in-class presentations and coursework;

6 Think critically about entrepreneurial organizations' issues and dilemmas. This will be accomplished by gathering and synthesizing information, analyzing alternative perspectives and options, and presenting a considered opinion or course of action. 

General characterization





Responsible teacher

Roberto Ragozzino


Weekly - Available soon

Total - Available soon

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Teaching method

The course will be based on case studies, group exercises and a mix of lectures and class discussions. 

Evaluation method

10% Peer evaluation 10% Attendance and participation 40% Company pitch / report & investing decision 40% Final exam

Subject matter

Introduction to the Course. What is strategy? What is Entrepreneurship? 

Raising Capital: Understanding the Alternatives 

Angel Investing 

Venture Capital & Corporate Venture Capital 

Exiting Options: IPOs & Acquisitions 

Company pitches and course wrap-up