Negotiate a Joint Venture Agreement
What you'll learn
- Students taking this course will learn why large companies are interested in entering a joint venture company agreement with young start-ups. Large companies can introduce new products in the world markets without the need to spend time in in-house research and development.
- Free sample joint venture agreement texts are available in internet. Reviewing a few sample texts the students learn the flavor of the terminology. In real life cases we would need the help of the company legal counsel.
This course consists of three sections. The first section covers a discussion of joint ventures reported in the media, the length of life of some known joint venture companies as well as the opportunities and risks faced by the parties to a joint venture Company.
The second section lists the issues which the startup Company managers will face in the negotiations.
The third section discusses a list of clauses from a joint venture agreement. To draft a complete agreement the startup Company managers will need the assistance of a professional legal counsel.
Who this course is for:
- This course is targeted to students who already are working in companies which are engaged in international business or plan to enter in the service of internationally oriented companies after finishing their studies.
M.A. (Econ.) Yale University, USA,
Ph.D. Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland
15 years of work experience in industry, ending position Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Valmet Corporation, 25 years in academic positions incl. Visiting Professor at Virginia Tech, Fulbright Scholar at Carnegie Mellon, Tenured Professor at Helsinki School, ending position Rector (President), Helsinki School of Economics. Present: part time Academic Dean, HELBUS Helsinki School of Business