New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century with Online Learning Center access card

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-02-27
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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This new 7th Edition ofNew Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century, is the most heavily revised edition since its existence, yet it still maintains the market defining "Timmons Model of the Entrepreneurial Process." As always, Timmons & Spinelli cover the process of getting a new venture started, growing the venture, and successfully harvesting it. Through text, case studies, and hands-on exercises, this how-to text guides students in discovering the concepts of entrepreneurship and the competencies, skills, tools, and experience to equip students to successfully launch a new venture and recognize entrepreneurial opportunities. The authors recognize that there is no substitute for actually starting a company, but believe that it is possible to expose students to many of the vital issues and immerse them in key learning experiences.

Table of Contents

Part One: The Entrepreneurial Mind for an Entrepreneurial Society

Chapter 1. The Entrepreneurial Mind: Crafting a Personal Entrepreneurial Strategy

Chapter 2. Americas Entrepreneurial Revolution Goes Global

Part Two: The Opportunity

Chapter 3. The Entrepreneurial Process

Chapter 4. The Opportunity: Creating, Shaping, Recognizing, Seizing

Chapter 5. Screening Venture Opportunities

Chapter 6. The Business Plan

Part Three: The Founder and Team

Chapter 7. The Entrepreneurial Manager

Chapter 8. The New Venture Team

Chapter 9. Personal Ethics and the Entrepreneur

Part Four: Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures

Chapter 10. Resource Requirements

Chapter 11. Franchising

Chapter 12. Entrepreneurial Finance

Chapter 13. Obtaining Venture and Growth Capital

Chapter 14. The Deal: Valuation, Structure, and Negotiation

Chapter 15. Obtaining Debt Capital

Part Five: Startup and Beyond

Chapter 16. Managing Rapid Growth: Entrepreneurship Beyond Startup

Chapter 17. The Family Enterprise

Chapter 18. The Entrepreneur and the Troubled Company

Chapter 19. The Harvest and Beyond

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