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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.
Economic and financial development are inextricably intertwined. Unless companies have sufficient access to financial resources, they are unable to grow, become more productive and create new jobs. Entrepreneurial startups face particularly important challenges. In the early phases of their life cycle, few, if any, young firms have enough tangible assets that they can pledge as collateral. As a result, these companies usually find it difficult to borrow from banks. While this is true in advanced economies, this challenge is often unsurmountable in emerging economies. At the same time, however, startups tend to be particularly innovative. Without transformational entrepreneurs who have access to sufficient funding, it is difficult for emerging economies to foster technological change and productivity growth through a process of creative destruction. As a result, underdeveloped financial systems are generally seen as a major impediment to economic growth.
When Offered Spring.
Seven Week - Second.
Credits and Grading Basis
1.5 Credits GradeNoAud(Letter grades only (no audit))
Class Number & Section Details
Instruction Mode: In Person
Taught at Cornell Tech Campus NYC Enrollment limited to: Johnson & Cornell Tech Students who have completed PREREQUISITE TECH 5310 - Business Fundamentals (or received waiver) Add/Drop Dates: March 13th - March 20th. Deadline to drop March 20th at 11:59pm. Permission from faculty required to add/drop after March 20th. Deadline to drop without “W” March 20th. After this date, "W" grade on your transcript. This course counts as a Management Science Elective.
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