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SDF - Startup Director Fundamentals

SDF - Startup Director Fundamentals
This course provides a broad-based understanding of what directors, startup founders and new business owners need to know on the best practices for establishing and growing startup businesses, and the essentials of corporate governance and fund raising, and their implications on business strategies.

Structured like a workshop, there will be interactive sessions with mentors from the government and the investor community who will share their knowledge and experiences, and conduct brainstorming sessions with participants on business models and fund raising. The panel discussions will incorporate sharing of founder-cum-investor success stories and discussion of the unique challenges of startups.

The course comprises four key areas essential to startup directors:

1. The startup ecosystem and regulatory environment.
a. The players in the startup ecosystem.
b. The roles and responsibilities of startup founders.
c. The roles of key governmental bodies such as ACRA, IRAS and MAS.

2. Startup corporate governance and directorships
a. Role of the board
b. Comparison of boards of startups with established companies.
c. Comparison of boards over stage of growth of a startup
d. Relationship of the board and the founder CEO over life cycle of startup.

3. Startup funding options and government support in Singapore.
a. Different modes of funding: seed, angel, VC funding, Series A/B/C rounds (private equity) and tips for approaching investor community.
b. Grants through Enterprise Singapore, and other government bodies.

4. Key components of financial management for startups.
a. Financial reporting fundamentals for the board and regulatory bodies.
b. Term sheet fundamentals for structuring business proposals.
c. Importance of equity and control at every stage of funding.

CPD Hours : 8

SID Member:   S$520.00 (excl. GST) 
  S$556.40 (incl. GST) 
Non-SID Member:   S$660.00 (excl. GST)
  S$706.20 (incl. GST) 

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8/3/2018 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
BASH Blk 79, #03-01, 79 Ayer Rajah Crescent Singapore 139955
Online registration not available.

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