An Entire MBA in 1 Course:By An Award Winning Business School Professor, Venture Capitalist & Author Premium class

Chris Haroun, Award Winning MBA Professor, VC and Author

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50 Videos (7h 48m)
    • Introduction

    • Course Overview

    • How to Start a Successful Company + Qualities of the Top Business People

    • How to Legally Protect Your Company/Family in Business + Easy Overview of Taxes

    • How to Network + Get Many Meetings to Help You Get a Job or Customers

    • Side Note: Be a Contrarian and Watch Your Net Worth Take-off!

    • How to Present Like Steve Jobs and Impress an Audience, Customers &Your Peers

    • What to Include in Your Business Presentations Slides + Incredible Workshop/Tips

    • Side Note: Hiring and Firing

    • What is Venture Capital + How to Raise Money + How to Get Board Advisors + More Network Tips

    • How to Improve Your Management Team + More $ Raising Tips from VCs / Investors

    • Side Note: 2 Very Important Sales Techniques / Best Practices

    • VC History is Crucial to Review So You Know the Qualities of Steve Jobs + Others

    • What Investors You Should Target + How Do Investors do Due Diligence on You

    • Not Understanding Security Structures Can Hurt You (What Common / Preferred is)

    • Convertible Debt, Warrants and Options

    • Side Note: How to Avoid Burnout

    • Case Study on How to Deal with VC Firms Investing in Your Company Like Sequoia

    • Side Note: Touch Hand Only Once

    • Easy Way to Understand the Income Statement + Balance Sheet +Dealing with Risk

    • Easy Way to Understand the Cash Flow Statement + What Links the IS, BS & CF

    • Understanding Financial Ratios + Leverage + What Software to Use for Accounting

    • Side Note: How to Get A Raise or a Promotion + Managing People

    • Forecasting + Budgeting + Fiscal Versus Calendar Years + Ethics

    • Side Note: "Why am I So Lucky to be Given this Investment Opportunity?"

    • Easy Way to Understand Debt/Bonds, Interest Rates/Yield Curves + Equity

    • New Entire MBA S8L2 Risk Return Ethics Business Statistics Securities Law

    • New Entire MBA S8L3 Run to Your Fears

    • How to Build Financial Statements for Private Companies the Easy Way

    • How to Value a Private Companies the Easy Way + Growth Metrics

    • Side Note: Office Politics

    • Where to Get Awesome Information for Your Financial Models + More Networking

    • Side Note: Small Customers are Just as Much Work as Large Customers + Sports!

    • How to Build a Financial Model for a Public Company

    • Read Financials Like a Good Book!!!! + Find Patterns in the Data

    • How to Value Public Firms the Easy Way

    • Side Note: Dress for Success

    • How an IPO Works + Facebook Buying Instagram + Value Post +Pre-Revenue Companies

    • How DCF (Discounted Cash Flow) Analysis Works

    • Valuing a Company Versus the Competition + Why an S-1 is Awesome!

    • Side Note: Goldman Sachs IPO Prospectus Example

    • What Management Consulting is + Frameworks they Use that Help You in Business

    • What is S.W.O.T. + P.L.C. + Oracle Case Study + How to Tell if Someone is Lying

    • Side Note: Keep That Letter in Your Drawer!

    • Financing Alternatives + Why to Avoid Debt if You Can (use Equity Investors)

    • Harvesting an Investment + Leveraged Buyouts + Troubled Ventures + Turnarounds

    • Side Note: Nobody is Smarter than You

    • Side Note: Learn Earn Return

    • The Most Important Investment You Will Ever Make + Great Marketing is Crucial

    • Life Changing Goal Setting Workshop + You Need Yodas! + Find Your Passion : )


About This Class

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? In this course, you will learn everything you need to know about business….from starting a company to taking it public. This course covers all of the important topics you will learn from getting an MBA from a top school + real life practical business concepts that will help make you more successful!

This course is taught by an award winning MBA professor with significant real world experience working at Goldman Sachs as well as in the venture capital, hedge fund and consulting industries (he has founded several companies and sits on several boards). Many business concepts are simply common sense. This course will focus on business concepts that you need to know that might not be common sense. This course makes the general business, accounting and finance process very easy to understand! The professor of this course is also the author of "101 Crucial Lessons They Don't Teach You in Business School," which Forbes magazine recently called "1 of 6 books that all entrepreneurs need to read right now."

The contents of this course are all based on my work experience at several firms, including Goldman Sachs, the consulting industry at Accenture, a few companies I have started, the hedge fund industry where I worked at Citadel and also in the venture capital sector (the firm I founded had a venture capital investment in Facebook).I included helpful practical business concepts I learned while I did an MBA at Columbia University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree at McGill University. Think of this course as a “greatest hits” business summaries from my MBA, undergraduate business degree, work experience in consulting, equities, hedge funds, venture capital and starting my own companies.

I have minimized “boring theoretical concepts” in this course in order to keep it as close to reality as possible. The concepts of this course have been taught by me in many classes at several universities, where the student feedback has been universally and incredibly positive.

As an added bonus, get my latest book on networking for free  so you can get customers or the job of your dreams at

Chris Haroun, Founder and Managing Partner
Haroun Education Ventures, Inc.

4 of 4 students recommendSee All

Sir, I look into your eyes and i see so much positivity and humbleness. Thanks for the wonderful course.
Great class to help you determine if you want to pursue business further, and really helps to identify areas within yourself in which you should have better business acumen. There is a lot of great content in this class which I would recommend to everyone.





Chris Haroun

Award Winning MBA Professor, VC and Author

Chris Haroun is venture capitalist and the Founder/CEO of Haroun Education Ventures. He is also an award winning business school professor, MBA graduate from Columbia University and former Goldman Sachs employee. He has raised/managed over $1bn in his career. He also has work experience at hedge fund giant Citadel, consulting firm Accenture, and several firms that he has started, including an investment firm that had a venture capital / private investment in Facebook several years before the Facebook IPO. He is currently a venture partner at a prominent San Francisco Bay Area technology venture capital firm and writes several articles per week in Inc. magazine

Chris is the author of "101 Crucial Lessons They Don't Teach You In Business School. " Forbes recently called this book '1 of 6 books that all entrepreneurs must read right now'.

He is also the author of "The Ultimate Practical Business Manual: Everything You Need to Know About Business (from Launching a Company to Taking it Public)", and 6 other business books, which are all available in book and electronic format from Amazon, where his books are ranked in the top 5 best selling business education category books on Amazon' ebook website (first is a Warren Buffett book).

Chris is also a frequent guest lecturer at several Bay Area business schools including Berkeley and Stanford. He has written numerous articles and has been interviewed in Forbes, VentureBeat, Entrepreneur Magazine, Wired Magazine, AlleyWatch and Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) which is Hong Kong's oldest and sole public service broadcaster. He has his own entrepreneurship column in Inc. magazine.

He has an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with a major in Management Information Systems and International Business from McGill University where he is a McGill University Dobson Fellow. He has founded several companies and he serves on the boards of several Bay Area technology companies and charities and he lives in Hillsborough, California.

Chris Haroun's goal is to "make business education impactful and entertaining with no boring theory; edutainment works!"