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1,413 reviews

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.

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!

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By martin m

Nov 22, 2019

Excellent course.

By Laura G

Mar 27, 2019

excellent course!

By Sushman D

Apr 3, 2018

Amazing course :)

By Tyler M

Sep 18, 2017

Excellent course!

By Joseph D

Mar 4, 2017

Excelente curso!!

By Niharika N

Mar 22, 2016

excellent teacher

By Eduardo

Oct 31, 2015

Very interesting.

By Roger M L

Oct 18, 2015

Very good course!

By Ninad S

Aug 26, 2021

Great curriculum

By Lixin S

Jul 8, 2021

Great Experience

By Mahendra S

Jun 17, 2021

v​ery indightful

By sai k

Mar 22, 2021

Excellent course


Jan 2, 2021

Cours complet !!

By Savitha.M

Nov 13, 2020

Awesome Learning

By Shantanu S

Aug 30, 2020

Great Professor!

By Marquis

May 25, 2020

Excellent Course

By Raban S

May 8, 2020

Great Course !!!

By gregoire c

Aug 16, 2018

Excellent course

By Md N A L

May 25, 2018

Fantastic Course

By Akshay G

Mar 1, 2017

very good course

By Antonio D

Jul 13, 2016

Very interesting

By Pierre P

Apr 1, 2016

clear, synthetic

By Alejandro Q C

Nov 17, 2015

Muy recomendable

By Guido P

Sep 14, 2021

Amazing course!

By Victor V R

Aug 30, 2021

the best course