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Available languages

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Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Valuation (Finance)Venture CapitalVenture Capital FinancingPrivate Equity
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

An Introduction to Private Equity and Venture Capital

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Reading
9 videos (Total 58 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
1.1 What Is Private Equity and Venture Capital?7m
1.2 Why Companies Need Private Equity and Venture Capital7m
1.3 Private Equity Clusters: Through the Fund's Life Cycle4m
1.4 Seed, Startup, and Early Stage Financing5m
1.5 Expansion Financing6m
1.6 Replacement Financing7m
1.7 Vulture Financing6m
1.8 Private Equity and Venture Capital: Today and Tomorrow - Interview with Fabio Sattin8m
Reading5 readings
Grading Policy10m
Additional Readings10m
Glossary of Acronyms10m
Week 1 - Slides10m
Join The Discussion!10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 120m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Discovering Private Equity Investors: Legal Issues and Taxation

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Reading
11 videos (Total 76 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video11 videos
2.2 Closed-End Funds in Europe: An Overview6m
2.3 Closed-End Funds in Europe: Lifetime of a Fund5m
2.4 Management Fees and Carried Interest6m
2.5 Investment Firms and Banks in Europe6m
2.6 Limited Partnerships in the US7m
2.7 The SBIC Experience in the US6m
2.8 Funds and VCTs in the UK6m
2.9 Taxation around the World7m
2.10 New Solutions: SPACs, Private Debt Funds, Venture Philanthropy, and Crowd Funding6m
2.11 Calculating Returns8m
Reading3 readings
Week 2 - Slides10m
Excel Support File10m
Join The Discussion!10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 220m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

The Management Of Private Equity And Venture Capital Funds

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Reading
8 videos (Total 66 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
3.2 Fundraising7m
3.3 Investing: The Decision Making Phase8m
3.4 Investing: The Deal Making Phase8m
3.5 Managing and Monitoring: Supporting the Company6m
3.6 Managing and Monitoring: Covenants Usage8m
3.7 Exiting8m
3.8 Private Equity Advice for Entrepreneurs - Interview with Fabio Sattin11m
Reading2 readings
Week 3 - Slides10m
Join The Discussion!10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 320m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Company Valuation And Deal Making In Private Equity Settings

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Reading
9 videos (Total 70 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
4.2 Company Valuation: The Pillars of DCF9m
4.3 A Case of Company Valutation for PE Investment8m
4.4 Applying Company Valuation to PE Settings7m
4.5 Applying Company Valuation to VC Settings: The Venture Capital Method7m
4.6 Launch Your Own Startup: Suggestions7m
4.7 PE and M&A - Interview with Eugenio Morpurgo8m
4.8 PE and IPO - Interview with Luca Peyrano6m
4.9 PE, Turnaround, and Restructuring - Interview with Raffaele Legnani6m
Reading2 readings
Week 4 - Slides10m
Support Files10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 420m
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Top Reviews

By AMDec 4th 2015

Amazing course! Thank you very much, Stefano Caselli, for a such wonderful content and perfect presenting. I took a lot of very useful and practical information from it.\n\nI do appreciate it. Thanks!

By ASJul 4th 2017

Very good course to understand the basics. I now have a solid platform to learn more advanced topics in this field. The best aspect of the course is its structured approach of slides and information.

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Stefano Caselli

Vice Rector for International Affairs
Department of Finance

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