Rana K. Gupta, Director of Faculty Entrepreneurship at Boston University, is the course instructor.
NIH's National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) has released a free, online course series on Entrepreneurial Finance for Biomedical Innovators. The courses present biomedical entrepreneurs with a detailed framework for building a step-wise, validated financial plan. Moving beyond the short-term perspective of immediate financing needs to a comprehensive, long-term financial plan will increase the probability of success for your venture. The primary learning objectives for this course are as follows:
Understand the importance of financial planning for your small business
Gain perspective on SBIR/STTR funding within the broader context of your financial plan
Learn practical approaches to developing a long-term financial plan
Evaluate the various sources of funding
Examine the use of comparables in validating your financial plan
The course is presented in a series of five sequential videos. The video modules and course details can be found below.