Small Business Finance

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Small Business Finance

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    Finance, Financial Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    FM101

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course concerns the financial management of small business enterprises. The course is designed to achieve dual but related aims. First, it is designed to apply theories concepts and models studied in earlier finance courses to the unique environment of small business management. Second, it focuses on the application of small business finance management models and techniques to small business management as it operates in the South Pacific region where this business form is prevalent. The course also explores current and relevant past research done in the area of small business finance.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.