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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.

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 Rodrigo R R O

Jul 23, 2019

Great course


Jun 11, 2019

great course

By Jayesh T

Dec 27, 2018

great course

By Daniel H

Jul 11, 2018

Great class.

By Jhon A A C

May 23, 2017

Very good...

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By Héctor C

Oct 21, 2020

Nice course

By Jayendra K

Sep 3, 2020

Very Useful

By Nolwenn A

May 11, 2020

Excellent !

By Anjali P

May 3, 2020

Learnt Alot

By Alice M

Jan 17, 2018

Very useful

By Nishant S

Sep 10, 2017

Good Course

By Mandeep S R S

Apr 22, 2017

good course

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By leandro r

May 7, 2020

Thank you.

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By Chee G O

May 11, 2019

Very Good!

By Koert B

Nov 30, 2018


By S P

Oct 16, 2018

Thank you!

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By Soroush R

Nov 25, 2016

aweSoME :D

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Feb 27, 2016