Starting Up Your Own Business (SOH102)

Saturday 11:00-12:50
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Maurizio Raffone
Tokyo (Maps & Directions)
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Having your own business sounds simple, but the fact remains that a large proportion of new businesses fail, and fail without looking at the fundamentals. This course is designed to provide practical and theoretical knowledge equipping students with the skills necessary to establish a business. From idea formulation to business plan development, the course will cover market analysis and positioning, financial planning, organizational management, and resource management. Topics covered will incorporate all aspects of a business: organization, marketing, financial management and human resources. By looking at these aspects the course will allow students to look at opportunities objectively and realistically therefore giving any potential entrepreneur the means to succeed.


Maurizio Raffone

Maurizio is the founder and CEO of Finetiq Limited, a management consulting firm focused on the FinTech industry and active in Japan and Hong Kong. Maurizio has over 20 years of international finance experience, with expertise in credit derivatives, structured finance and fund management. Prior to Finetiq, Maurizio's most recent roles were as Managing Director at UniCredit, Italy's largest bank, and as Partner at TriSpan LLP, an asset management firm based in London, where he was deputy Chief Investment Officer of TriSpan's global macro fund. Maurizio holds an MPhil in Financial Economics from the University of Cambridge and a first class honours degree in Economics and Management from Royal Holloway College of the University of London.

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