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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

Dec 3, 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!

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 Jose C D

Sep 7, 2020

Muy buena introducción al mundo de capital privado

By Henrique R

Jun 18, 2020

Very good course! A great introduction to PE & VC.

By 197R1EOO48- R R R

May 7, 2020

too good i get so much knowledge about the finance

By Lucas V V

Jun 28, 2019

Very exhaustive and clear course, congratulations!

By Yadi Y

Jul 23, 2017

It's really helpful! Thanks for this amazing MOOCs

By Saswato R

Jun 7, 2016

Great course! Covers the fundamentals of the topic

By Borut S

Jan 2, 2016

Liked the very structured ovrview of PE financing.

By Evans S

Dec 19, 2021

Very concise and there are Excel files to review.

By Alex B

Sep 17, 2020

the best course I have ever had!!!!!!!!! hank you

By Mahammad Z

May 28, 2020

Awesome course. Thanks a lot Professor Caselli !!

By Shawn F

Jan 4, 2020

Loved it! I enjoyed the course and learned a lot.

By Jaime A M B

Dec 25, 2019

Superb!! Totally recommended for Angel Investors!

By Xue P

May 8, 2019

Let me know more about it. Really a great course!

By gautier v

Mar 4, 2019

Excellent course. Great content, great materials.

By shriya b

Jan 6, 2019

exceptional insight in the world of a PE investor

By Afsari z

Jan 10, 2018

This is the best course I have ever been attended

By Marcelo G L

Nov 16, 2016

Excelent! I hope that Bocconi launch more MOOC's!

By Cedric C

Oct 14, 2016

An excellent course, well explained and narrated.

By Joan C

Apr 16, 2021

Excellent. Very well explained, congratulations!

By Luana B

Apr 6, 2021

Great course! Very helpful and simple to digest.

By Baoyi F

Apr 1, 2021

A perfect introductory class for PE/VC industry.

By Stefano Z M

Oct 4, 2020

Excellent to possess the basics of the industry.

By Brijendra S

Dec 21, 2019

Good contents with an excellent notes and videos

By Maximilian H

Nov 30, 2018

Quick and good basic overview about PEs and VCs.