1. Compare and contrast the features of common stock and preferred stock.
  2. Describe the characteristics of long-term debt.
  3. Describe the stages in venture capital financing.
  4. Explain the methods used to issue new securities.
  5. Describe the uses and sources of cash.
  6. Describe the characteristics of the operating cycle and the cash cycle
  7. Identify the three elements which make up the terms of sale.
  8. What factors influence when credit should be granted and the length of the credit period offered to customers?