The overall aim of the course is to enhance students’ knowledge about financial management in new and small businesses. First, the course will give knowledge about the characteristics of the individuals behind new and small businesses as well as the financial characteristics of different kinds of new and small businesses. This background knowledge is important for the understanding of the financial management in new and small businesses. Second, the course will give the students’ knowledge about financial demands and the financial management of new and small businesses, seen from the perspective of the small business manager. Finally, the perspective will change, and the course will provide knowledge about the financial markets for new and small businesses, i.e., seen from the perspective of the financiers. Particularly the course will focuses on the way banks, crowd- investors, business angels and venture capitalists make their investments in small business. The course will provide students with tools and methods to analyze the need for financial resources as well as methods to analyze investment opportunities in new and small businesses. However, it should be emphasized that the course is not particularly focusing on financial calculations, but more on the decision side of new and small business finance.