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Financial Management for Startups and Entrepreneurs

Financial Management for start up


*This course will be offered remotely. This means that there are scheduled class meeting times for students to utilize Zoom and access live instruction online*

Finance is one of the key ingredients for successful startups. This course enables entrepreneurs and would-be-entrepreneurs to understand the "language of finance" and teaches basic financial knowledge needed in starting and operating startups. Students of this course will learn to read and understand financial statements such as balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, and will also practice simple financial planning for a startup.

Course Schedule

September 14, 2021 - October 7, 2021  |   6 weeks  |   Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 - 8:00 pm 

Cost: $300

We accept checks, money orders, credit and debit cards. Payment plans or financial aid are not available.


Students should have basic computer skills. No additional textbooks are required to purchase.  

Registration Steps 

Registration for this program will open this month. To be contacted when registration opens for next semester, please fill out the interest form HERE and we will contact you.

Registration Deadline

August 30

About the Instructor

Samantha Stephenson is an experienced professional who has held diverse positions in both financial and business analysis with top firms such as Goldman Sachs and Hilton Worldwide, as well as start-up experience. She holds an MBA in Accounting and Operational Research from the University of Texas at Dallas, a BBA in Finance from the University of North Texas and is also a licensed Securities broker. Her main focuses include financial analysis, specifically FP&A and budget management, as well as investment evaluation. She is a driven individual that seeks to bring both her professional and educational experiences to the academic field in hopes of making a significant impact on students wishing to advance in finance and business.

For More Information

Download the Flyer                 Complete our Interest Form


Contact Info



*This is a non-credit course and runs subject to enrollment. We encourage early registrations.