Entrepreneurial Funding/ Entrepreneurial Forecasting and Planning is a course that applies the theory and methods of finance and economics to the rapidly evolving field of entrepreneurial finance. The course explores how entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and outside investors can rely on academic foundations as a framework to guide decision making. It focuses on value creation as the objective of each strategic and financial choice that an entrepreneur or investor makes. The course explores the influences of risk and uncertainty on new venture success, and presents a comprehensive survey of approaches to venture valuation.