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About the Course

The course deals with the analysis of the private equity and venture capital business. Over the course, students will be provided with a deep understanding of the mechanism underpinning the creation and/or development of a firm and the financial support it can get from the financial system through venture capital investment. The course tries to discover how special financial intermediaries (called private equity investors) finance through equity companies belonging to different stages of their life-cycle, starting from the very beginning (startup and early stage) to a more mature phase (i.e. expansion, mature age, etc.) or also staying into crises and decline. Private equity (named venture capital when the company is in the first phases of its life cycle) deals with very different activities, such as scouting, advisory, deal-making, valuation, and financing as financial intermediaries see it. COURSE SYLLABUS The course is made up of four different modules: WEEK 1 - Introduction to Private Equity and Venture Capital WEEK 2 - Discovering Private Equity Investors: Legal Issues and Taxation WEEK 3 - Management of Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds WEEK 4 - Company Valuation And Deal Making In Private Equity Settings WEEK 5 - Final Test Throughout the course, guest speakers and practitioners will be interviewed to provide some examples of concrete applications of the contents presented. RECOMMENDED BACKGROUND An understanding of the basic concepts of corporate financing accounting principles is required, while prior knowledge of private equity and venture capital is not required however it is recommended, as this is a course designed to introduce you to the fundamental concepts in private equity and venture capital....

Top reviews

Oct 26, 2019

Excellent content, and superb slides.\n\nPlease check the quality of the English in the slides, and also in the quiz questions. Many quiz questions were difficult to understand because of the English.

Jul 14, 2019

The content of the course is really helpful and touches on the very important subjects in Private Equity and Venture Capital. The delivery by the Professor Stefano Caseli is also fantastic. Thank you!

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By Adrian V P

Feb 26, 2021

Excellent course, very well sourced.

By Jonas D G

Dec 28, 2020

very informative! I really liked it.

By Pushpendu K

Dec 25, 2020

Gained a lot of knowledge. Thank you

By Federico R

Jun 26, 2020

Well done and very much interesting!

By Smriti D

Jun 23, 2020

Avery helpful and informative course

By Daniel S M

Apr 24, 2020

Great course. Very complete content.

By Sydney M

Mar 29, 2020

Excellent material and presentation!

By Peirui L

Mar 22, 2020

This is really a very useful course.

By Ming Z

Oct 7, 2019

easy to understand and very thorough

By Jaime R

Sep 20, 2019

Great and very complete introduction

By Hemant V

Aug 15, 2019

Terrific course and all encompassing

By Jose L J N

Nov 30, 2015

Very clear and straight to the point

By Bashar A

Jul 24, 2021

Amazing and very informative course

By Maxim K

Aug 12, 2020

Excelent course and excelent tutor!

By Sheïda M

Jun 30, 2020

Great course, very clear and useful

By Davide F

Oct 26, 2019

very interesting and well organized

By Marie C B

Nov 8, 2018

Very useful and interesting content

By Maryanne

May 24, 2018

Really excellent quality teaching!!

By Antonino T

May 16, 2017

Interesting course. Very satisfied.

By José P R A

Sep 28, 2016

Great course and very good material

By Вадим С

Jul 7, 2016

The best lecturer i've seen so far.

By Sumant S

Nov 22, 2015

Outstanding content and instruction

By Dimitar Y M

Nov 11, 2015

Ver y inateresting and thoughtfull.

By Josnatheresa T

Jul 9, 2021

informative and gives a basic idea

By Shrimhadev P

May 8, 2020

Love the course. Really insightful