Course Catalog and Schedule



Venture Lab (FINC-915-0)
1.00 Credit
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Description:
This course offers students an experiential learning opportunity in the venture capital industry with a focus on all aspects of the venture space, including venture capital funds, corporate venture, seed, incubators, social venture and portfolio companies. Students will be placed as an intern with a venture-related firm in the Chicago area where they will work for two days each week for 10 weeks. Some students will be placed at a remote firm in another state, with limited on-site work. All students commit to complete at least 150 hours of work during the quarter. A project report based on work for the firm is due at the end of the quarter. Students will meet in class only twice: during the first and last Wednesdays of the quarter. Course registration is by application only, which must be submitted directly to the application site approximately eight weeks before the quarter starts. The professor, in consultation with the sponsoring firms, makes the final selections

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Prerequisites: Students must have completed Financial Accounting (ACCT 430) or Turbo Accounting (ACCT 434) and Finance II (FINC 431) or Accelerated Corporate Finance (FINC 440). Other recommended courses include Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital (FINC-445), Market Research and Analytics (MKTG-450), Technology Marketing (MKTG-468). Managerial Accounting (ACCT-431), Financial Decisions (FINC-442), Analytical Decision Modeling (OPNS-450), and Competitive Strategy (MECN-441).

More information can be found on the Heizer Center webpage Registration for this course is by application only.
Note: This course may not be dropped after the first day of the quarter.


Prerequisites:
Full-Time: (ACCT-438-B OR ACCT-430-0 OR ACCT-434-0 OR ACCT-440-0 OR ACCTM-430-0) AND (FINC-440-0 OR FINC-431-0 OR FINC-441-0)
E&W: (ACCT-430-0 OR ACCT-434-0 OR ACCT-440-0) AND (FINC-440-0 OR FINC-431-0 OR FINC-441-0)

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Academic Year Term   Session Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2016-2017 Fall 2016 10 Weeks FINC-915-0 Venture Lab 61 1 Stowell, David Wed 09/21/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tue 11/29/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Evanston Jacobs (4214) N Confirm final deliverable with professor and syllabus.
2016-2017 Winter 2017 10 Weeks FINC-915-0 Venture Lab 61 1 Stowell, David TBD Evanston Jacobs (4214) N Confirm final deliverable with professor and syllabus.
2016-2017 Spring 2017 10 Weeks FINC-915-0 Venture Lab 61 1 Stowell, David Wed 03/29/2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wed 05/31/2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Evanston Global Hub (2420 A&B) Y Confirm final deliverable with professor and syllabus.