New Venture Development

    EXCPE 5383 is offered this fall:

Increase your knowl­edge of busi­ness fund­ing devel­op­ment, includ­ing under­stand­ing the advan­tages and dis­ad­van­tages of debt, equi­ty and alter­na­tive financ­ing. Improve your pro­mo­tion­al skills to present your ideas to poten­tial fund­ing sources and increase prospec­tive cus­tomer aware­ness and moti­va­tion, and learn about the advan­tages and dis­ad­van­tages of part­ner­ships. Guest speak­ers from the bank­ing indus­try will share their insights on fund­ing entrepreneurs.
Course at a glance
  • 14 hours
  • Practical hands on skills
  • Bring your ideas to class and work through it
What you will learn

By the end of this microcredential, you should be able to:

  • How to start your own business.
  • Explore funding opportunities.
  • Create a business plan.
  • Marketing strategies.


Dec 2, 2023Dec 3, 2023






8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT


8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

14 hours of instruction

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Frank Saccucci

Your Instructor

Frank SaccucciID: frank-saccucci

Class info
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

  • Elective credit in Management Development Certificate
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New course schedules are released each June and November.

EXCPE 5383 is offered this fall: