Our business courses may teach our students the theoretical matters relating to institutional financing of a new or small business but the realities of obtaining such financing are sometimes learned only through experience. This paper addresses the practical and meaningful steps an entrepreneur can take to enhance the ability to obtain a loan commitment and to close the loan as expeditiously as possible.
Edelstein, Peter M., "Teaching the Realities of Small Business Financing" (2002). Faculty Working Papers. Paper 7.