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Venture Capital Raising (9961.1)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Information Systems & Accounting




    In this unit, students will develop the skills and understanding necessary to raise capital for new and existing ventures of various types and stages of maturity. In addition to understanding the various types of funding available and the benefits and drawbacks of each, students will be able to develop strategies to source and raise funds, with accurate venture valuations. This unit is delivered self-paced online, requiring students to self-manage their work load, developing many skills required of and outstanding graduate students.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Accurately value market potential for new ventures and appropriate pitch 'asks';

    2. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of various capital fundraising methods and strategies;

    3. Analyse the various types of business funding available to organisations of varying stages;

    4. Develop pitch capabilities to secure funding for new ventures; and

    5. Create basic financial projections to support business investment decisions.

    Contact Hours

    Online and self-paced study equivalent to 150 total learning hours.


    Managing Money and Finances, 9934


    Enrolment in one of: Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship, 334JA; Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship (Social Entrepreneurship), 335JA; Bachelor of Applied Business (Management), 332JA; Bachelor of Applied Business (Marketing), 333JA

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