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How Commercial Banking Helps Technology Companies


How Commercial Banking Helps Technology Companies

How Commercial Banking Helps Technology Companies

Learn how commercial banking helps technology companies.


Students: 2,083
Course Description

Silicon Valley, just outside San Francisco in the US, is known world-wide to inventors, entrepreneurs and investment bankers looking to make money on their technological products and investment services, and as a result has its own Silicon Valley commercial bank located there. In this free online course Ken Wilcox, CEO of Silicon Valley commercial bank, discusses how he took on the company and overturned its previous mistakes to make it the success it is today.
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In this course he discusses key values adhered to like maintaining and nurturing culture and strategy, and investing in key people such as accountants, payroll staff and lawyers. We learn how a commercial bank works and also how it can fail. He then reviews how commercial banking can help a technology company start-up or grow such as supplying the core services and investment a new or growing company will need within an environment like Silicon Valley. This course will be of particular interest to entrepreneurs, banking and financial professionals who would like to learn more about how commercial banking can help technology companies start-up and grow through investment and support.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes - Understanding of how a company succeeds in Silicon Valley - Examine the various resources an entrepreneur would consider from the birth of their idea - Key values which make a huge company so successful


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Module Title
Module 1: Understanding How Commercial Banking Helps Technology Companies
Module 2: How Commercial Banking helps Technology Companies Assessment

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Course Title How Commercial Banking Helps Technology Companies
Course # 481
Course Publisher Stanford
Course Category 9
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Course Description  Silicon Valley, just outside San Francisco in the US, is known world-wide to inventors, entrepreneurs and investment bankers looking to make money on their technological products and investment services, and as a result has its own Silicon Valley commercial bank located there. In this free online course Ken Wilcox, CEO of Silicon Valley commercial bank, discusses how he took on the company and overturned its previous mistakes to make it the success it is today. In this course he discusses key values adhered to like maintaining and nurturing culture and strategy, and investing in key people such as accountants, payroll staff and lawyers. We learn how a commercial bank works and also how it can fail. He then reviews how commercial banking can help a technology company start-up or grow such as supplying the core services and investment a new or growing company will need within an environment like Silicon Valley. This course will be of particular interest to entrepreneurs, banking and financial professionals who would like to learn more about how commercial banking can help technology companies start-up and grow through investment and support.
License  This course is available from Stanford OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
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Release Date 07 November 2012
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio High
Audio Only High
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Vishal Tulsian Indonesia Short course but some useful tips 2014-12-17 00:12:47
  • Vaiolelai Niu New Zealand Great inside knowledge into where our money goes to work after they leave our wallets. It can either be a profitable or risky business depending on who is running it. 2014-12-12 01:12:19
  • Md.Mahabubur Rahaman Bangladesh Excellent programmed 2014-12-02 05:12:09
  • Md.Mahabubur Rahaman Bangladesh Excellent Program 2014-12-02 05:12:41
  • vajed kango United Kingdom Understanding commercial banking is vital for every company particularly for the companies who are engaged in technology. It shows running company is like a composing music and it is like orchestra where all tunes are synced. 2014-11-26 22:11:22
  • Bertha Isabella Kaiulo Papua New Guinea That was awesome . 2014-11-26 07:11:55
  • KAVITHA SIVALINGAM India Informative. 2014-10-22 17:10:57
  • Losarino Soares da Cruz South Africa Good inputs indeed 2014-09-16 14:09:46
  • Mahmoud Abd-Elaziz Egypt good 2014-09-01 12:09:54
  • Mahmoud Abd-Elaziz Egypt good 2014-09-01 12:09:42
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